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  • Hours of Operation

    We are open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

    Some programs and services have different hours of operation—see below.

    We are closed some holidays.

    Vital Records office

    Open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

    On the last Tuesday of each month, open 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

    STD/HIV clinic

    By appointment. Call (253) 649-1418.

    Needle exchange

    Available Monday–Friday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

    Look for the van on 37th Street and Pacific Avenue in the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department parking lot.

    Questions? Contact Point Defiance AIDS Project Needle Exchange at (253) 334-9576.

    Key Peninsula office

    Key Center Corral, Suite D
    9013 Key Peninsula Hwy N
    Lakebay, WA 98349

    Open Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

    Call (253) 432-4948.

    Learn more and view the staffing schedule at

    You can charge your electric vehicle at our building.

    We have 2 electric vehicle charging stations. They’re available for use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in our D Street parking lot.

    Download the Flo app (Google Play or Apple) on your mobile device or register online. Charging your vehicle costs $2 for a full 6 hours or $0.33 per hour. After 6 hours, it’s $3 per hour.

    Skip the trip

    Many of our services are available online:

    Question about our services?

    Main Health Department line 
    (253) 649-1500 
    (800) 330-1844 
    TDD (253) 649-1400

    Environmental Health
    (253) 649-1420

    Vital Records
    (253) 649-1401

    Food and Community Safety
    (253) 649-1417

    Food Establishment plan review
    (253) 649-1706

    Question about COVID-19?

    Health Department call center
    Open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Call (253) 649-1412.

    Washington State Department of Health call center
    Open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Call (800) 525-0127.