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Birth and Death Certificates moved to our Environmental Health counter.

While construction crews are remodeling to make room for expanded services, you can get birth and death certificates at the Environmental Health front counter. You can also visit our satellite office at the Pierce County Annex, 2401 S. 35th St.

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