Exciting News (March 2017)! Washington County Public Health has achieved national accreditation! Read all about this accomplishment in our press release.
Mission: Washington County Public Health improves and protects the public's health across the lifespan through prevention, education, partnerships and healthy environments.
Vision: Healthy People, Thriving Communities
Community Health Assessment Summary of Findings (2016)
Video: Go behind the scenes with Washington County Public Health by watching our brief video.
Public health works to protect individuals and communities against the spread of disease, injuries and environmental hazards while promoting and encouraging healthier lifestyles. From "No Smoking" signs to organizing immunization clinics, from restaurant inspections to bike paths, public health is all around us –protecting our health by safeguarding the places where we live, work and play.
Washington County is a founding partner of Healthy Columbia Willamette. On this page, you'll find information about how this collaboration among hospitals and health departments is working to improve the health of our community.
Internships may be available. Complete and submit this form if interested.
Here are links to some of our primary services/activities:
Work to prevent communicable diseases
Environmental Health: Ensures the safety of our food, water and environment
Treat people with tuberculosis
Linking people with needed health care services
Home visits for pregnant women and new moms
Nutrition and breastfeeding information through the WIC program.
HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices (English)
HIPAA Aviso de Prácticas de Privacidad (Español)