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Medical Records

If you have questions about obtaining copies of medical records or information about someone who may be or has been a patient at one of the hospitals, contact:

Eastern State Hospital
Medical Record Department
PO Box 800
Medical Lake, WA 99022-0800
Phone: (509) 565-4335

Western State Hospital
9601 Steilacoom Blvd SW/MS: W27-19
Tacoma, Washington 98498-7213
Phone: (253) 582-8900


Child Study and Treatment Center

The Medical Record Department processes and retains patient health information, including medical records and other patient health information & data on CSTC patients.  Unless allowed or required by law, CSTC requires a signed Authorization to Release Information to release protected patient health information,.  If the patient is under age 13, the release must be signed by the legal guardian. If the patient is age 13 or older, the patient needs to sign the release. The contact number for the Medical Record Department is 253-756-2641.  Please contact the Medical Record Department with questions and/or requests for information.