Find King County Washington health departments, DOH, and health and human services. Health departments provide information on health insurance, affordable health care, public health, human services, women, children and family health services and issues.
Auburn Health Department 126 Auburn Avenue Auburn WA 98002 206-296-6855
Birch Creek Health Department 13111 Southeast 274th Street Kent WA 98030 206-296-4930
Kent Health Center 25742 104th Avenue Southeast Kent WA 98030 206-296-4500
King County Health Department 33431 13th Place South Federal Way WA 98003 253-838-5140
King County Health Department 901 Auburn Way North Auburn WA 98002 253-833-6971
King County Health Department 900 Oakesdale Avenue Southwest Renton WA 98057 206-296-4932
King County Health Department 10700 Southeast 174th Street Renton WA 98055 206-296-4955
King County Health Department 10501 Meridian Avenue North Seattle WA 98133 206-296-4912
King County Health Department 10821 8th Avenue Southwest Seattle WA 98146 206-296-4646
Seattle Health Department 14350 Southeast Eastgate Way Bellevue WA 98007 206-296-4920
Seattle Health Department 999 3rd Avenue Seattle WA 98104 206-296-0100
Seattle King County Health Department 10808 Northeast 145th Street Bothell WA 98011 206-296-9814
Shoreline Health Department 1610 Northeast 150th Street Shoreline WA 98155 206-418-5410
Contact the local, county, or state Health Department. In most cases, the Health Department will provide a complaint form and follow up on the complaint. This usually results in an inspection of the business.
Common tasks of Public Health Nurses include home health supervision visits, communicable disease and food borne illness investigations, public flu and pneumonia clinics, and blood pressure clinics.
Health Departments are generally established to identify and minimize threats to public health and to promote a healthy environment. They are not involved in the delivery of health care services except on a very limited basis. Oversight of health insurance providers in most states is the responsibility of an Insurance Department.