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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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Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s mission is to protect and improve the health of all people and places in Pierce County.

Health Department by the Numbers 2019

As part of our mission, the Health Department tackles known and emerging health risks through policy, programs and treatment in order to protect public health.

We are one of only 163 accredited health departments in the country and among six in the state to have met or exceeded the Public Health Accreditation Board’s quality standards.

Read about our 2020 legislative priorities.