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    National Food Safety Month

    How to block common foodborne pathogens and keep illness at bay. Learn More >

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    Work with Teens?

    Attend a free workshop focused on teen sexual health. Learn More >

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    Mosquito Season Ends Soon

    Take simple steps to avoid bug bites. Learn More >

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    Keep your septic system safe.

    Learn how regular maintenance protects you and your family. Learn More >

  • Shiny new medicine return kiosk for safely disposing of medications.

    Get rid of unused medicine safely.

    Secure medicine return kiosks are popping up all over Pierce County—find one near you. Learn More >

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    Apply and pay online.

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

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    We're updating our 2019 fee schedule.

    Find out about proposed changes and submit your comments online. Learn More >

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Christina Sherman

Food & Community Safety Program Supervisor Christina Sherman
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