Who We Are

For more than 80 years, WSPHA has convened those who care about the public’s health in the state of Washington. We share ideas, support leadership development, and take action to achieve a healthier community. Our membership is 500 strong and continues to grow. We are outreach workers, health educators, nurses, physicians, policymakers, nutritionists, sanitarians, environmental health specialists, administrators, students, business leaders, and citizens. We are a diverse collection of individuals and organizations with the common goal of improving health and safety in Washington.
View the WSPHA bylaws by clicking here.


Here is a glimpse of the work our members do:

  • Make sure families in need find food assistance
  • Champion policies that protect and promote health
  • Immunize communities against preventable disease
  • Respond to disease outbreaks
  • Keep our air and water clean
  • Prepare communities for emergencies and disasters
  • Spread information about healthy behaviors
  • Study what works to make people and communities healthy

Learn more about our work to support a healthier Washington

WSPHA is a 501 c6 non-profit, membership organization and an affiliate of the American Public Health Association.

Organizational Members

WSPHA is proud to be partnered with many organizations who help work in or support public health in Washington State.

Our Organizational Members