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.



Fire Clean Up Information

Fire evacuees should consider health and safety issued when returning home

Recommended Guidlines for protecting health after a wildfire


Lower Okanogan River Fish Advisory


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


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!


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.


Mosquito Information


Wildfire information

Dept of Ecology-Current Okanogan Air Quality Data

Washington Air Quality Advisory (WAQA) Chart

Statewide Air Quality Graph Stations

Current National Air Stagnation Advisory


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

Deer Mouse Brochure

FDA Reminds Consumers of Serious Risks of Using Decorative Contact Lenses

News Releases

Rabies Information

The Latest news from: Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Emergency Response/Preparedness

Okanogan Street Map for directions


Did you know?





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



For more information contact: Ella Robbins, Email

Web Master: Marta Reed

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