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The Jefferson County Board of Health has called for a public hearing on adoption of an ordinance authorizing Environmental Health Civil Enforcement.

The hearing will be held during the Board’s monthly meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at 2:30 PM at the Jefferson County Public Health building, 615 Sheridan St., Port Townsend, WA 98368.

The adoption of an ordinance authorizing Environmental Health Civil Enforcement applies to violations of the following statutes, regulations, and/or ordinances as they now exist or as they may hereafter be amended:

  • Ch. 70-90 RCW    Water Recreation Facilities
  • Ch. 70-95 RCW    Solid Waste Management
  • Ch. 246-203 WAC    General Sanitation
  • Ch. 246-215 WAC    Food Service
  • Ch. 246-260 WAC    Water Recreation Facilities
  • Ch. 246-261 WAC    Recreational Water Contact Facilities
  • Ch. 246-272 WAC    Onsite Sewage Systems
  • Ch. 246-290 WAC    Public Water Supplies
  • Ch. 266-291 WAC    Group B Public Water Systems
  • Ch. 173-304 WAC    Minimum Functional Standards for Solid Waste
  • Ch. 173-308 WAC    Biosolids Management
  • Ch. 8.05 JCC        Food Service Sanitation
  • Ch. 8.10 JCC        Solid Waste
  • Ch. 8.15 JCC        Onsite Sewage

Click here to view the text of the proposed ordinance authorizing Environmental Health Civil Enforcement. A copy of the full text of the proposed ordinance will be mailed upon request. To request a copy, contact Jefferson County Environmental Health Department, Jefferson County Public Health, 615 Sheridan, Port Townsend, WA 98368. 


Required Immunizations for School Year 2015-2016

Click to view the Childcare and Preschool Required Immunizations

Click to view the School Requirements

Make an appointment with your provider and get your child immunized! JCPH also offers immunizations on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  


Jefferson County is Accepting NEW Recyclables!

You can now recycle plastic tubs (yogurt, cottage cheese, salsa, margarine, etc.), buckets (limit of 3), and rigid plant pots (up to 12" high). Place them in your plastic & cans recycling bin for curbside pickup or at the recycling drop boxes throughout Jefferson County.
Click here for a helpful flyer.


Update of health data and demographics of Jefferson County citizens:

Jefferson Healthcare and Jefferson County Public Health reviewed in 2014 data about Jefferson County. This information will help policy makers plan future actions to improve the health of our community.  Updates will be shared on our Publications, Data & Resources webpage as they become available.


Port Townsend Paper Corp. Community Impact Line

Complaints about odor can be made directly to the State Department of Ecology at 360-407-7393 or email Angela Fritz at
The general information number for the Port Townsend Paper Corp. now accepts information about impacts to the community. The number is (360) 379-4224.





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Food Inspection Reports Online!


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615 Sheridan Street - Port Townsend, WA 98368
Community Health: 360.385.9400 | Environmental Health: 360.385.9444