NEW: Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
  • 988 services are available in Spanish, along with interpretation services in over 250 languages.

  • 988 is confidential, free, and available 24/7/365, connecting those experiencing a mental health, or suicidal crisis with trained crisis counselors. Those who are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support can also dial 988.

  • People contacting 988 are not required to provide any personal data to receive services. Calls may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance or training purposes. The network system has several safeguards to address concerns about privacy.

  • 988 does not replace any crisis call centers in Washington state. It is an addition to the state’s network of crisis center providers. The current NSPL number, 1-800-273-TALK (8255), will remain active along with 988.

  • Access is available through every landline, cell phone, and voice-over internet device in the U.S.

Foundational Public Health Services


Mason County Public Health hours of operation: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Due to our small sized lobby, we are limiting service to one party at a time. Visitors are asked to wait outside until staff are ready to assist. Please avoid close contact and respect social distancing. Use of masks are required per state orders.

Most questions and inquiries can be made by phone and email, and staff is readily available. Please be patient with us as our office responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic. For up to date information on COVID-19 please visit the Mason County COVID-19 webpage, or follow the Mason County All Hazard News facebook page.

Environmental Health permits are being reviewed according to state provided guidance. Permits may be submitted by mail or some permits are available through online permitting.

For any other questions or inquiries please call 360-427-9670 extension 400.

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  • Home generated hypodermic needles and syringes may be disposed of in regular household garbage provided that they are contained in firm plastic container like a two (2) liter plastic pop bottle that is sealed with duct tape. Do not over fill. The container must be labeled “SHARPS, DO NOT RECYCLE


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Mason County Public Health and Human Services
415 N. 6th Street, Shelton, WA 98584 | 360-427-9670 ext. 400