Always working for a healthier Jefferson.

Governor Jay Inslee Declared September 21-25 Septic Smart Week

Septic Smart Week. The SepticSmart initiative is a public education effort aimed at informing homeowners living on properties serviced by septic systems about the importance of properly maintaining their septic system. The Septic Smart initiative also provides valuable resources to help homeowners make important decisions regarding their wastewater management needs. Go to for information about septic systems and other water related topics.


Required Immunizations for School Year 2015-2016

Click to view the Childcare and Preschool Required Immunizations

Click to view the School Requirements

Make an appointment with your provider and get your child immunized! JCPH also offers immunizations on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  


Jefferson County is Accepting NEW Recyclables!

You can now recycle plastic tubs (yogurt, cottage cheese, salsa, margarine, etc.), buckets (limit of 3), and rigid plant pots (up to 12" high). Place them in your plastic & cans recycling bin for curbside pickup or at the recycling drop boxes throughout Jefferson County.
Click here for a helpful flyer.


Update of health data and demographics of Jefferson County citizens:

Jefferson Healthcare and Jefferson County Public Health reviewed in 2014 data about Jefferson County. This information will help policy makers plan future actions to improve the health of our community.  Updates will be shared on our Publications, Data & Resources webpage as they become available.


Port Townsend Paper Corp. Community Impact Line

Complaints about odor can be made directly to the State Department of Ecology at 360-407-7393 or email Angela Fritz at
The general information number for the Port Townsend Paper Corp. now accepts information about impacts to the community. The number is (360) 379-4224.



Food Inspection Reports Online!


Jefferson County Home Page





Jefferson County Jefferson County Public Health
615 Sheridan Street - Port Townsend, WA 98368
Community Health: 360.385.9400 | Environmental Health: 360.385.9444