Public Health

Garfield County Health District









NumbersCOVID-19 Update:

Washington Department of Health Website: Contains all current information on COVID-19

DOH Frequently Asked Questions: Common questions that are being asked daily on the DOH hotline

WA State COVID-19 Hotline: 1-800-525-0127




Questions & Answers:ways

What to do if you have a confirmed or suspected Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)?

What to do if you have potentially been exposed to someone who has been confirmed to have the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)?

What to do if you have symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and have not been around anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19?

coronaYou can also use the online Coronavirus Assessment Tool developed by Providence and Microsoft.




How do I get tested?

Community Information:

Coping With COVID-19 Anxiety

Crisis Hotline 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line 741741

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Any questions please contact the Garfield County Health District M-F 8am-4pm at 509-843-3412

After hours call the DOH COVID-19 Hotline: 1-800-525-0127

Health Links

Health and Safety Laws

-Please complete this if you have witnessed a smoking Violation




Health Resources

Child Health


Car Seat




  • Car Seat Help!- For more information visit our office to have a Car Seat Technician help you install.


Vital Statistics

Environmental Health

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.


Contact Information: Hours:

121 South 10th St.
P.O. Box 130
Pomeroy, WA 99347 

(509) 843-3412  

email us at:

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
CLOSED 12:00pm - 1:00pm