Public Health

Director: Jennifer Johnson

Public Health improves our quality of life, helps children thrive, and saves money.

Behavioral Health
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services

Child & Family Health
Childcare health & safety, children with special health care needs, Nurse Family Partnership, oral health/ABCDmaternity support services 

Communicable Diseases & Epidemiology


Community Health Assessment and Plan

Developmental Disabilities

Drinking Water Safety

Environmental Health
Bat Exposure, Septics, Shellfish safety

Food Safety
Food handlers’ cards and training, food service permits, food borne illnesses, consumer safety


Human Services

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

Senior Services
Meals on Wheels, Senior Centers, Senior Nutrition Program

Vital Statistics
Birth certificates, Death certificates, and notarized paternity acknowledgements
Opioid Workgroup
A public health crisis has hit our nation and our local community. Opioid-related deaths have now surpassed motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of accidental death. Learn more.

What else is new at Skagit County Public Health