DOH Newsroom - Health News

Nov 08 Native and Strong Lifeline celebrates one-year anniversary
Nov 03 Washington state agencies unite to celebrate One Health Day
Oct 30 Simple steps for a safe (but still spooky) Halloween
Oct 25 Emergency blood supply is dangerously low in Washington state
Oct 16 Department of Health unveils Strong Start, a new statewide data system that supports child development
Sep 28 New DOH dashboard details drug overdose deaths in Washington
Sep 26 Lilliwaup beach closed for shellfish harvest due to high bacteria levels
Sep 26 West Nile virus reported in humans and horses from four counties in Washington state
Sep 18 Department of Health launches new Respiratory Illness Data Dashboard, retires COVID-19 Data Dashboard
Sep 07 Prepare now for emergencies in the fall and winter
Sep 05 Start the school year by getting your family up to date on vaccinations
Sep 01 Avian Influenza Outbreak Impacting Seabirds and Seals near Fort Flagler State Park
Aug 24 Blood donations urgently needed ahead of Labor Day
Aug 23 Boil water advisory lifted for everyone in Medical Lake and Strathview
Aug 18 Listeria bacteria found in milkshakes sold at Frugals restaurant in Tacoma
Aug 18 Boil water advisory issued for Medical Lake, Strathview residents
Aug 17 Wildfire smoke is causing unhealthy air conditions for much of the state
Aug 14 Department of Health announces $1.3 million awarded toward youth cannabis and commercial tobacco use prevention
Aug 14 Hottest temperatures of the year forecasted for Western Washington this week
Aug 02 Department of Health announces selection of rural and urban Health Equity Zones by Community Advisory Council
Jul 31 Pierce County massage therapist suspended on allegations of leading organized crime, money laundering
Jul 17 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline celebrates one-year anniversary
Jul 12 Washington state receives funding to advance equity and family-centered early childhood systems
Jul 03 Hot temperatures forecast for Independence Day week
Jun 29 Play It Safe on Independence Day