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.

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We are an independent government agency with an appointed policymaking body.

The April 1 Board of Health Regular meeting will not take place at the Health Department Auditorium. All participation will occur remotely. See the agenda for the meeting. This change is in keeping with Gov. Inslee’s orders related to public gatherings and the Open Public Meetings Act during the COVID-19 pandemic.

During this public health emergency, we will only accept public comment at Submit public comments any time before the Board of Health meeting adjourns. All written comments will be part of the record. If you make public comments before noon on the day of the Board meeting, Board members will receive them prior to the meeting.


Contact the Board of Health Clerk at (253) 798-2899. You can subscribe to receive notices of Board of Health Agenda & Minutes.

Video of Board of Health meetings