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Columbia County
341 E. Main St.
Dayton, WA 99328

Public Health


Mission Statement

Our goal at Columbia County Public Health is to protect and promote the health and safety of each resident in Columbia County. Columbia County Public Health provides health related information, addresses public health concerns, partners with the State of Washington and the national Public Health Network to provide up-to-date information to our community. Columbia County Public Health works to empower people to develop and strengthen a healthy, safe, and resilient community.

Programs and Services
Martha Lanman

Chelsey Eaton
Program Coordinator

Delphine Bailey
WIC, Vital Records, and Insurance Sign-up

270 E. Main Street
Dayon, WA  99328

Ph: (509)382-2181
Fx: (509) 382-2942

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed for Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • ABCD Dental
  • Accountable Communities of Health
  • Basic Food Stamps
  • Birth Records
  • Children w/ Special Health Care Needs
  • Death Records
  • Environmental Health
  • Food Worker Cards
  • Foundational Public Health Services
  • Health Benefit Exchange
  • Immunization Records
  • Marijuana Prevention and Education
  • Maternal Child Health
  • Medicaid Insurance Signup and Renewal
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness
  • Restaurant Inspections
  • Sewer Inspections
  • SNAP Education
  • Tobacco Prevention and Education
  • WIC Benefits

Here at the Public Health we are in close contact with all local stakeholders, including healthcare and local school districts, and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH). We have been participating in daily webinars and calls to stay up to date on the current situation.

Many parts across the world are experiencing an expanding outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The risk to the public in Columbia County is still relatively low; however please take everyday precautions to prevent the spread of many respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19 and influenza:

  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue and then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are often touched.
  • Take care of your health overall. Staying current on your vaccinations, including flu vaccine, eating well and exercising all help your body stay resilient.
  • Consult CDC’s travel website for any travel advisories and steps to protect yourself if you plan to travel outside of the US.

Most people with COVID-19 have mild symptoms. If you are feeling sick with mild symptoms and do not need to see medical care, stay home while you recover. If you are sick and plan to seek care, please call before going in for care so arrangements can be made to prevent exposing others. For urgent medical needs, call 911.

Public Health Weekly Newsletter

When you sign up for Columbia County Public Health emails, you will receive the latest information regarding COVID-19 (Columbia County, WA) from Public Health administrator, Martha Lanman, on a weekly basis. Use the link below to sign up for weekly updates!

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