Board of Health

Board of Health

Meet: Quarterly on the 4th Tuesday of January, April, July, and October.

Purpose:  The Cowlitz County Board of Commissioners currently serve as the Cowlitz County Board of Health.  In accordance with RCW 70.05.060, the Board of Health supervises all matters pertaining to the preservation of the life and health of the people in Cowlitz County.

House Bill 1152,  Effective July 1, 2022; changes to the local Board of Health structure. 
RCW 70.05.030
Counties - Local health board - Jurisdiction

Contact Health and Human Services at 360-414-5599 for more information.  HHS link

Elected Members:
Commissioner District 1, Arne Mortensen
Commissioner District 2, Dennis Weber
Commissioner District 3, John Jabusch

Additional Members:
Public Health, Health Care Facilities, or Providers
Consumers of Public Health
Other Community Stakeholders