How to report possible foodborne illness
If you or others in your party got sick and you think it might have been from food prepared at a King County food service establishment, call 206-296-4774 during business hours (Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm) to report the illness. If this is a long distance call for you, you may also call toll-free at 1-800-325-6165, ext. 6-4774. When you call, please have the following information available:
- Name and location of food establishment
- Date and time of meal
- Foods consumed
- Symptoms of illness
- Contact information for you and other members of your party, including those who did not get sick
If more information is needed, a member of the Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Immunization Section may call you back to get more details about what you ate and drank and the symptoms you experienced.
All information will be kept confidential. Your answers will help us determine if food served at the establishment is responsible for illness.
Because foodborne illness reports contain protected health information (PHI), we regret that we cannot accept reports over the web or by e-mail at this time.