Public Health

Mission: To protect and promote the health and the environment of the people of Kittitas County.

Vision: All Kittitas County residents have the freedom and ability to pursue healthy lives in a healthy environment.


West Nile virus confirmed in Kittitas County horse

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) reports that West Nile virus (WNV) has been co...

Watch the Kittitas County Community Health Assessment Process in Action

The Kittitas County Public Health Department (KCPHD) is working in collaboration with the Kittitas C...

Public Hearing for Proposed Changes to Kittitas County Water Code

On Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:00 am the Board of Health (BOH) and Board of County Commission...

Temporary Shelter Continues to Receive Air Monitoring

The Red Cross shelter located at the Putnam Centennial Center in Cle Elum at 719 E 3rd Street is con...

National Guard activated for Jolly Mountain Fire (9-6-17)

At the request of the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center, the National Guard has been activ...

Please Avoid State Route 903 Road Closure (9-5-17)

Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office will be increasing the enforcement of the road closure located on S...


Main Office
Kittitas County Public Health
507 N Nanum St Suite 102
Ellensburg, WA 98926
509-962-7581 fax
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Health Officer
Dr. Mark Larson

Robin Read

Management Team
Candi Blackford, Administrative Supervisor
Kasey Knutson, Health Promotion Supervisor
Holly Myers, Environmental Health Supervisor
Liz Whitaker, Community Health Supervisor

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Office Hours

Open Monday - Friday
9 AM to 5 PM
Courthouse closures