205 W 5th Ave
Ellensburg, WA 98926-2887
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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Welcome to Kittitas County Public Health! The staff and I are glad that you have
contacted us, and we are looking forward to answering any questions you might have
or directing you toward the information you are seeking.
As part of the public health network in Washington State, Kittitas County Public
Health Department provides critical programs and services for all people in our
county - from drinking water protection to disease prevention. Our services help
the Easton, Roslyn, Ronald, Cle Elum, South Cle Elum, Thorp, Liberty, Ellensburg,
Kittitas and Vantage communities to be healthy places to live, work and play. We
serve as a resource for reliable health information and strive to protect all of
our communities from hazards in the environment.
I invite you to explore our website and find the resources you need. If you have
questions, comments, or suggestions about the website, please email me and share
your ideas. Thank you again for visiting Kittitas County Public Health Department.
Mark Larson, MD
507 North Nanum Street Suite 102
(509) 962-7581 fax
Our commitment to the vision and mission of the department is carried out each day
in the following Ten Essential Services of Public Health:
Monitor the health status of residents to identify community health problems.
Diagnose and investigate health problems and hazards in the community.
Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.
Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
Enforce laws and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
Linking people to needed personal health services and assuring the provision
of health care when otherwise not available.
Assure a competent public health and personal health care workforce.
Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based
Research new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.
Because of these achievements, we have seen an increase in life expectancy, reduction
in infant and child mortality, and the elimination or reduction of many communicable
Public Health matters!
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link or the validity and nature of the information contained in the linked site.
It is the responsibility of the user to verify any information presented on the
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.