The Health Department is closed Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day.
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    Protect yourself against measles.

    We confirmed 2 cases in Pierce County. Up-to-date vaccinations are your best protection. Learn More >

  • The Tacoma Narrows Bridge viewed from University Place

    Enjoy the warm weather safely.

    Keep cool—and safe—and don’t get burned by hot temperatures. Learn More >

  • A collage of photos that show people of different ages, genders, and ethnicities.

    Whole-person health is key.

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. How you can support yourself and your loved ones. Learn More >

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    May is Hepatitis Awareness Month.

    Learn what we’re doing to protect you from the disease. Learn More >

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    Youth HIV is preventable.

    HIV is too common among young people. You can join the fight. Learn More >

  • Emergency Room Sign for hospital rotator

    Does flu mean a trip to the ER?

    Take the flu very seriously, but emergency rooms aren't always the answer. Learn More >

  • A man's two hands covered in soap suds at a sink with the water running

    Keep norovirus at bay.

    Many cases of norovirus happen during the winter months. Know the symptoms, and what to do if you get sick. Learn More >

  • Prescription medication on a table with the Rx prescription abbreviation

    Are you struggling with addiction?

    Find resources here to support your journey to recovery. Learn More >

  • The Vital Records Office with self-serve kiosks and instructional signage.

    Welcome to one-stop shopping.

    The Pierce County Annex and Health Department are working better together to make getting what you need even easier. Learn More >

  • Woman's hands typing on keyboard.

    Apply and pay online.

    Submit food, septic, water and other applications anytime, anywhere. Learn More >

A better way to get your food-worker card.

Our revamped online class offers several great changes, including the ability to take the test on your phone.

Learn More >
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