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Birth or Death Certificate

Birth or death certificates may be purchased online or in person.

Medical Records

Medical records may be requested by completing our Medical Records Request and Authorization to Release Public Health Information forms. Submit them to us by fax, mail, or in person. Do not email these forms.
Fax: (253) 798-7666
Mail:Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Attn: Records Officer
3629 S. D St., MS 1004
Tacoma, WA 98418-6813

In person: 3629 S. D St., Tacoma, WA 98418, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Public Records

A valid request must be for a specific and identifiable public record. A request for general information is not valid. 

Information that will help staff locate records that are responsive to your request:

  • Subject matter.
  • Dates.
  • Location.
  • Physical address.
  • Parcel Number.
  • Persons/issues involved.
  • Account numbers.
Certain information is exempt from disclosure. Refer to the Public Records Act, RCW 42.56, for information on state laws about public records, and records that are exempt from public disclosure.

To submit a records request complete our Online Public Records Request Form.

Public Records Officer

Ashley Payment
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
3629 S. D St., MS 1004
Tacoma, WA 98418-6813

Phone: (253) 798-2857

Email: records@tpchd.org


Public Records Process

Public Records Act, RCW 42.56

Public Records Act-Model Rules, WAC 44-14

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