Okanogan County Public Health
Working for the health of the people in Okanogan County

 Report Violations
For Public Health emergencies after hours call 911. To report
  • Septic violations
  • Food safety violations
  • Illegal dumping
  • Smoking in public places

contact us at: 509-422-7140


The mission of Okanogan County Public Health is to promote health, prevent conditions of disease and/or disability, and to protect the health of the residents of Okanogan County.


Public Meeting Notice –At the December 9th Okanogan County Public Health Board of Health meeting, the Okanogan County Public Health Board of Health will review and consider adopting Board of Health Resolution# 2014-04 that pertains to transferring $50,000.00 from the Public Health Operating Reserve Fund (#58) to the general fund (#015) for the purpose of paying expenditures.

The Okanogan County Public Health Board of Health will also review and consider for adoption Resolution #2014-05 that pertains to the 2015 Public Health Fee Schedule.   Also for discussion and consideration will be Resolution #2014-06 which adopts the 2015 Public Health Budget.

The Board of Health meeting will be held at the Public Health office located in the Public Services Building at 1234 S. 2nd in Okanogan.  The Public Health Board meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. and the public is always invited and welcome to attend.   Written comments may also be sent to

Help spread the facts about Ebola
from WA State Dept of Health



Health & Safety Issues when returning home after a fire

Guidlines for protecting your health after a wildfire

Disposal of Debris from Burned Buildings


Wildfire information

Dept of Ecology-Current Air Quality Data

Washington Air Quality Advisory (WAQA) Chart

Statewide Air Quality Graph Stations

Current National Air Stagnation Advisory


Emergency Response/Preparedness


Take the Food Worker Class online

Starting November 7th, 2013 the Okanogan County Public Health Food Worker Class are offered every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.  Okanogan County Public Health is located at 1234 South 2nd Avenue, Okanogan, WA.

Computer stations for the online Food Worker Class are available at Okanogan County Public Health Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 2:30p.m.


Prescription Drug Disposal Sites Available

Did you know that Okanogan County has three permanent disposal sites:

  • Omak Police Department (available 24/7)
  • Twisp Police Department (available 24/7)
  • Oroville Police Department (Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00)

Since the County's first Prescription Drug Take Back Day in September 2010, we have disposed of over 300 pounds of prescription drugs, and contributed to a nearly 70% decrease in 10th grade students reporting using prescription drugs to get high!
Help us keep kids safe but disposing of medicine safely and properly!




Mosquito Information

West Nile Virus




Pertussis (Whooping Cough) English
Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Spanish

Measles: Whatcom County case, potential public exposures in other counties


Okanogan Street Map for directions


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1234 South 2nd Avenue
P.O. Box 231
Okanogan, WA 98840
(509) 422-7140



For more information contact: Ella Robbins, Email

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