Currently in PHASE 2:

Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties

Business sectors listed in Phase 2 may reopen only AFTER the state publishes its guidelines for the specific sector and an individual business can implement those guidelines. 

Guidelines can be accessed at

High-Risk Populations* Continue to Stay Home, Stay Healthy
Recreation Outdoor recreation involving 5 or fewer people outside your household (camping, beaches, etc.)
Gatherings (social, spiritual) Gather with no more than 5 people outside your household per week
Travel Essential travel and limited non-essential travel for Phase 1 & 2 permissible activities

-Remaining manufacturing

-Additional construction phases

-In-home/domestic services (nannies, housecleaning, etc.)

-Retail (in-store purchases allowed with restrictions)

-Real estate

-Professional services/office-based businesses (telework remains strongly encouraged)

-Hair and nail salons/barbers

-Pet grooming

-Restaurants/taverns <50% capacity table size no larger than 5 (no bar area seating)


* High-risk populations are currently defined by CDC as: persons 65 years of age and older; people with underlying medical conditions (particularly not well controlled) including people with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma, people who have serious heart conditions, people who are immunocompromised, people with severe obesity, people with diabetes, people with chronic kidney disease and undergoing dialysis, and people with liver disease; people who live in a nursing home or long-term care facility. 

COVID-19 Contact Information

Contacts and Resources

  • Stevens County Emergency Management Call Center: 509-684-7563, open 9:00am - 4:00pm, Monday-Friday. 
  • Pend Oreille County Emergency Management Call Center: 509-447-1988, open 9:00am - 3:00pm, Monday-Friday. 
  • Washington State Department of Health Call Center: 1-800-525-0127, open 6:00am - 10pm, seven days a week. 


Considering Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder?

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Our care navigator will assist you with accessing treatment and comprehensive medical & social support resources. 

For more information or assistance please contact our Care Navigator:

Makayla Nez


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What We Do!

Our Mission:  Northeast Tri County Health District works with other entities to assess, protect, preserve and promote the health of the tri-county area and establishes local policy relating to populations based services in Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties.

In Person Services Closed at All Northeast Tri County Health District Offices

Due to increasing response efforts of combating the COVID-19 pandemic, Northeast Tri County Health District (NETCHD) is reorganizing all of its resources to better protect our communities. In accordance with the ongoing effort statewide to reduce the spread of COVID-19, businesses and organizations in our community are being required to ensure social distancing and other health measures in their operations. It is important that the Health District follow suit. In our efforts to reduce person-to-person contact and lessen the risk for staff and the public, our offices will be closed to in-person services. Click below for accommodations for services:

Birth and Death Certificates

Women Infant and Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

Safe Syringe Services Program (Needle Exchange) 

  • Until further notice- No walk-ins at this time. Must call to set up appointment.

Environmental Health Permits and Applications


Colville: 509-684-2262

Newport: 509-447-3131

Republic: 509-775-3111

Pay Your Environmental Health Invoices Online

Report a Public Health Concern Online