Community Health

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) provides essential programs and services to help protect and improve the health of our community. We are always working to make Jefferson County a safer and healthier place to live, work and play.

Programs & Services


Jefferson County Public Health offers programs and services for:

Specific Services


  • Breast and Cervical Health Program: Free women's health screening exams including mammogram for women age 40 to 65, who are financially eligible is offered.
  • Children With Special Healthcare Needs: Public health nurse consultations and support for children with chronic health problems and developmental delays, as well as information on financial resources are provided.
  • Communicable Disease: Consultation, investigation, and tracking of a communicable disease is provided. Tuberculosis (TB) screening and monitoring is offered with testing available on Tuesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Family Planning Clinic: Annual exams, birth control methods, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, education, and referrals are available.
  • Foot Care Program: Services provided at senior centers for those age 60 and older who need foot-care; and for individuals of any age with diabetes or handicapping conditions.
  • Immunizations: Routine immunizations for children and adults is offered. Walk-in clinics are on Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. There are sliding scale fees. Services for children are not denied due to inability to pay. International travel vaccines are available by appointment only. Please call for an appointment 1 month before departure.
  • Public Health Nurse Services: Education and support for pregnant women and parenting families, childbirth education classes, newborn follow-up and home visitations, breastfeeding consultation, and support group are available.
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic: Confidential diagnosis, treatment, preventive education, partner notification, and referrals are offered.
  • Substance Abuse Prevention: Education and coordination of alcohol and drug prevention programs for youth in the county are available.
  • Syringe Exchange Program: Anonymous and confidential walk-in services to exchange used syringes for new, safer injection supplies; health care referrals, HIV counseling and testing, and hepatitis screening is available.
  • Tobacco Prevention and Control: Community education and information on smoking cessation and prevention programs are provided.
  • Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program: Nutrition education and food vouchers for pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under 5 years of age who financially qualify are available.

Privacy


JCPH is committed to protecting your personal health information. Protected health information (PHI) includes information that we have created or received regarding your health, your health care, and payment for your health care. Read our Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF).

Resources


Health Care Providers in Jefferson County


View a helpful health care list (PDF) with contact information for providers, walk-in clinics, primary care clinics, midwives, and additional health care services.

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Jefferson County Endorses NACO Prescription Drug Card


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Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs


For information on how to properly dispose of prescription drugs, view the Department of Ecology Guidelines.