We are in Safe Start Phase 2. Read our press release.

Questions about COVID-19? Visit our COVID-19 pages.

We suspended most in-person services. Read our blog post.

The Health Department is closed July 3 for the Fourth of July Holiday.

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Good water quality means good quality of life.

Everyone needs access to safe and reliable water.

Planning to swim, boat, fish or enjoy other water activities? We take samples on Lake Tapps , Spanaway Lake, and several Puget Sound beaches—so you can! When conditions aren't safe, we issue advisories to protect you from getting sick. We also identify and correct sources of pollution in sensitive areas. 

The health of your environment affects your quality of life.

Health starts where we live, learn, work and play. 

You can help protect and improve the quality of our lakes, streams and Puget Sound: