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LINCOLN COUNTY OFFICES REOPENING

Lincoln County will be re-opening all county offices to the public effective Monday, June 29, 2020

Please be patient as we anticipate longer than usual lines as a result of the recent closure. You may be standing for a long period of time, as we give the best possible service to each and every citizen.

Follow the State of Washington guidelines for protecting yourself and others from transmission of illness.  If you are sick, or have any signs or symptoms of illness, please consider delaying your visit, and conduct your business when you are healthy.  Hand sanitizer will be available at all entrances for your use upon entry and exit from the buildings.  All customers will be required to stand 6 feet apart, and only those persons necessary to complete a transaction should be inside the building. As always, the majority of services we offer can be completed online, through the US Mail, or by telephone. 

You may visit our website for online services and for the phone number of the office you wish to contact.

Lincoln County Jail visitation services continue to be suspended until further notice.

LINCOLN COUNTY TRANSFER STATION

The Lincoln County Transfer station will maintain it’s current business hours and is open to the public. Click on this link for information and hours

Kid with boxing gloves on, ready to fight the flu

Flu vaccine (flu shot) is now becoming available across the state for everyone aged 6 months and older, including pregnant women. Similar to last year, the nasal spray vaccine is not recommended for use by anyone of any age due to concerns over its effectiveness at preventing illness over the past few seasons.

Annual flu vaccination is the best method of prevention against illness, followed by covering your cough/proper hand washing and staying home from school or work when you are sick. The flu shot takes up to two weeks to provide full protection and is now available at pharmacies and clinic locations throughout the state.

All children in Washington receive vaccines at no cost through age 18. The provider may charge a fee to give the vaccine, called an administration fee. You can ask for this fee to be waived if you cannot afford it.

Our local providers are teaming up to KNOCK out the flu by offering flu shot clinics. Please support your local providers and keep your families and communities protected.

 

Thank you for your interest in employment with Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD). We do not have any current open positions at this time, but please feel free to check back.

Birth Certificates What is a birth certificate?

Some hospitals or physicians may provide new parents a card or certificate to attest to the fact of the birth, however, this is not an official birth certificate.  The only valid certificate is the original certificate on file with the Center for Health Statistics.  “Certified Copies” of the original certificate can be provided only by Local Health Jurisdictions or the Center for Health Statistics.  These are photo static copies certified by the appropriate government official as being true copies of the original document and fulfill legal requirements.

How to get a birth certificate:

Lincoln County Health Department provides copies of  “Certified Birth Certificates” of people born in the state of Washington from the year 1921 to the present.  The cost is $20.00 and can be paid for with cash, local check, money order or credit card.  There is an additional $3.00 handling fee per certificate for mailed birth certificates.  Available Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Copies of birth certificates for births that occurred prior to 1922 can be requested from the Center for Health Statistics at (360) 236-4300 or on the WEB at the Department of Health

Click here for an application.

Death Certificates

Lincoln County Health Department receives all death certificates for Lincoln County. We provide certified copies of death certificates that occured within WA State from August 2012 to present. Prior to August 2012, certificates can be ordered from the Center for Health Statistics through their automated number at (360) 236-4300 or on the web from the Department of Health. Available Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Certified copies are $20.00 and can be paid for with cash, local check, money order or credit card. There is an additional $3.00 handling fee per certificate for mailed death certificates.

Click here for an application

Birth, Death, Marriage, or Divorce Certificates from any State

Vital Chek is a company that allows you to order birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates from any state. You can order by phone, fax or use the internet. The cost is $32.50 for the first copy and $20.00 for all additional copies. You must have a valid Visa or MasterCard to order these.  Their telephone number is 1-800-255-2414 and their internet address is www.vitalchek.com.