Washington State Dept of Health

[5/16/19] Measles Reports

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The Washington State Department of Health is announcing four newly diagnosed cases of measles in residents of three western Washington counties (King County 2, Snohomish County 1, Pierce County 1). These new cases are in addition to the case Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department announced last weekend. While the exact exposure information for the new cases […]

[12/21/18] Lead Poisoning

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Washington State Department of Health officials were recently awarded $3.3 million in grant funding to address lead hazards in homes for low-income families with children Every year, the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at the Washington State Department of Health identifies more than 500 kids in Washington with elevated blood lead levels. The leading cause […]