Death With Dignity Act
The Washington Death with Dignity Act, Initiative 1000, codified as RCW 70.245 passed on November 4, 2008 and went into effect on March 5, 2009. This act allows terminally ill adults seeking to end their life to request lethal doses of medication from medical and osteopathic physicians. These terminally ill patients must be Washington residents who have less than six months to live. To read Klickitat Valley Health’s Death with Dignity policy please download the policy located under ‘download forms’ on this page.