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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Healthy communities

  • Angling for health: What you need to know about eating and catching fresh fish in King County
    Hook, line, sinker...and healthy dinner! Or is it? Who you are, where you fish, and the type of fish you catch can be the difference between a heart-healthy meal stocked with brain-boosting omega-3s and harmful contamination. During trout fishing season in Washington, we want you to know how to navigate the murky waters of fresh fish consumption.

  • Healthy Places for Everyone
    Healthy places are designed and built to improve the quality of life for all people who live, work, learn, and play within its borders – where making the healthy choice is the easy choice.

  • Health Impact Assessment
    A Health Impact Assessment (HIA) involves a combination of procedures, methods and tools used to evaluate a policy, program or project as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and how these effects will affect different members of a population.

  • Noise guidelines for unincorporated King County

  • School plan review
    Public Health - Seattle & King County's school program reviews and approves new school sites and plans for public and private schools kindergarten through high school grade 12. Pre-opening inspections are completed to assure the school is built to the minimum standards required by Washington Administrative Code WAC 246-366.

  • Swimming pool and spa regulations and permits