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
Call your water utility or Office of Drinking Water regional office for your county.
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.