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    Know the facts about vaping.

    There's an outbreak of deaths and illnesses related to vaping. Help stop the harmful message that it's a safe alternative to smoking. Learn More >

  • DEA national prescription takeback, Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., DEATakeBack.com

    Safely return your medicines.

    Nation Take Back Day is Oct. 26. Return your unused medicines to one of the many kiosks in Pierce County. Learn More >

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    Get the facts about TB.

    Learn about tuberculosis, how it spreads, and how to protect yourself. Learn More >

  • Food safety rotator

    Stay healthy when you go out to eat.

    Our inspectors are at work every day in food establishments across the county. Learn More >

  • Sexual Health Month rotator

    Achieve true sexual health.

    The first thing that usually comes to mind with sexual health is STDs. But that's not close to the full story. Learn More >

  • Five diverse teens sitting in chairs talking

    Do you work with teens?

    Join us Oct. 9 for a discussion of sexual health topics affecting Pierce County teens. Learn More >

  • Owen Beach

    Keep lives healthy a long time.

    27% of Pierce County 10th graders considered suicide in the past year. Help our youth be hopeful, not hopeless. Learn More >

  • A collage of photos that represent people of many backgrounds

    Begin the journey to recovery today.

    Opioid use disorder affects people from all backgrounds. Meds First offers the right treatment at the right time and right place. Learn More >

  • A two-story, faded brick building with the words Tacoma Pierce County Health Department on the front.

    Help us set new fees.

    We want to hear from you before we set new fees in several programs next year. Learn More >

Positive relationships lead to happy children and strong adults.

The Positive Parenting Program—or Triple P—is a great way to learn new tips and get advice to build positive relationships with your children.

Learn More >
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Esther leads our efforts to protect the environment, and your health, from harmful materials.

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