Garfield County Health District


To report a public health emergency or a notifiable condition, please call Garfield County Health District: (509) 843-3412.

After hours call the Sheriff's Office: (509) 843-3494

Contact Information:                                Hours:

121 South 10th St.                                            Mon.-Friday: 8:00-12:00pm
P.O. Box 130                                                                       1:00-4:00pm
Pomeroy WA 99347
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Health Alerts and Advisories

Hand in Hand Newsletter

Immunizations Required for School Attendance

How Sick is Too Sick: When to keep your child home from school or daycare

Our Mission

We are committed to professional, caring services that motivate individuals to a higher level of physical, mental, and environmental health awareness and responsibility.

Roles of Public Health

  • Monitor health status to identify community health problems.
  • Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
  • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
  • Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
  • Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
  • Assure a competent public health and personal health care workforce.
  • Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
  • Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

 Public Health and Safety Laws

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