Report suspicious packages or substances
If you are a member of the general public - Call your local law enforcement agency at 911.
If you are a first responder or healthcare provider - contact your local health department.
Report illnesses, dead animals, health emergencies
Call your local health department. Find the website with their 24/7 contact number here.
If your local health department is unavailable contact the Washington State Department of Health:
1-877-539-4344 (24/7) or 1-206-418-5500 (24/7).
1-800-222-1222 to reach the Washington Poison Center or any poison center across the nation.
Drinking water emergencies
1-877-481-4901 - Office of Drinking Water Hotline available 24/7.
206-NUCLEAR - Radiation Protection Program Hotline available 24/7.
Sewage spills emergencies
During Public Health Emergencies
Public Health Emergency Information Line–Washington State Department of Health
1-800-556-8744 – (recorded information)
TTY users dial 711 for the Washington Relay service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Information Hotlines
Hours: Monday-Friday: 5 a.m.–8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m.–5 p.m.