Kittitas County Health Officer, Dr. Mark Larsen

Kittitas County's Health Officer is Dr. Mark Larson. Working closely with Kittitas County Public Health, Dr. Larson provides countywide expert medical advice to all residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. He is a knowledgeable, trusted medical provider in our community, and voted 2020 Person of the Year.

What does a health officer do? The role of a county Health Officer is found in the Washington State Code RCW 70.05.070. In essence under the guidance of the health administrator and local health board, the Health Officer:

  • Enforces public health statues, rules and regulations and takes action to promote public health
  • Controls and prevents the spread of disease and provides the public with information about the cause, nature and prevention of disease
  • Performs water system inspections and collects license and permit fees set by the health board
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response: Health Orders

Historical Health Orders

Health Order Renewal - Effective 9-30-20 to 10-9-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 9-20-20 to 9-29-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 9-3-20 to 9-12-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 8-12-20 to 8-21-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 8-8-20 to 8-17-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 7-13-20 to 7-22-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 7-3-20 to 7-12-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 6-20-20 to 6-30-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 5-24-20 to 6-2-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 5-14-20 to 5-23-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 5-4-20 to 5-13-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 4-24-20 to 5-3-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective 4-14-20 to 4-23-20
Health Order Renewal - Effective7-30-20 to 8-8-20
Health Order Renewal - Effecttive 6-11-20 to 6-20-20
Amended Stay at Home Order 4.24.20
12.24 thru 1.2 Updated Health Order
12.16 thru 12.25 Updated Health Order
12.6 thru 12.15 Updated Health Order
11.26 thru 12.5 Updated Health Order
11.17 Updated Health Order
11.16 thru 11.25 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
11.6 thru 11.15 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
10.26 thru 11.5 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
10.17 thru 10.26 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
10.9 thru 10.18 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
9.10 thru 9.19 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
8.24 thru 9.2 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
8.14 thru 8.23 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
7.20 thru 7.29 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
6.23 thru 7.1 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 3 in Kittitas County
6.18.21 thru 6.27.21 Updated Health Order
6.8.21 thru 6.17.21 Updated Health Order
5.29.21 thru 6.7.21 Updated Health Order
5.29 Revised Stay At Home Order - Phase 2 in Kittitas County
5.20.21 thru 5.29.21 Updated Health Order
5.10.21 thru 5.19.21 Updated Health Order
4.30 thru 5.09 Updated Health Order_
4.19 thru 4.29 Updated Health Order
4.10 thru 4.19 Updated Health Order
4.1 thru 4.10 Updated Health Order
3.22 thru 3.31 Updated Health Order
3.12 thru 3.21 Updated Health Order
3.2 thru 3.11 Updated Health Order
2.20 thru 3.1 Updated Health Order
2.10 thru 2.19 Updated Health Order
1.31 thru 2.9 Updated Health Order
1.21 thru 1.30 Updated Health Order
1.11 thru 1.20 Updated Health Order
1.1 thru 1.10 Updated Health Order