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  • Hours of Operation

    Business hours and holiday closure information

    We are open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. We are closed some holidays. Some programs and services have different hours of operation, see below.

    Skip the trip

    Many of our services are available online:

    Questions about our services? 

    • Environmental Health, (253) 649-1420. 
    • Vital Records, (253) 649-1401.
    • Food and Community Safety, (253) 649-1417.
    • Food Establishment Plan Review, (253) 649-1706.

    Questions about COVID-19?

    • Our call center is open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Call (253) 649-1412.
    • Washington State Department of Health’s call center is open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Call (800) 525-0127.

    Vital Records office

    • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    • Last Tuesday of each month: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

    STD/HIV clinic

    By appointment. Call (253) 649-1418.

    Needle Exchange

    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

    (253) 432-4948.

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

    Learn more and view the staffing schedule at

    Charge your electric vehicle at our building

    We have 2 electric vehicle charging stations. They’re available for use 24 hours a day 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.