The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Two more test positive on Friday; case count up to 133

 


On Friday, two more Wahkiakum County residents tested positive for covid-19, according to a press release from Wahkiakum Health and Human Services. This brings the cumulative total of covid-19 cases in the county to 133, with 16 considered potentially active.

The two are in self-quarantine. There is no known connection to Wahkiakum School District or St. James Family Center.

WHHS is working to identify people who may have an exposure risk and will be notifying anyone who is determined to have had close contact.

Vaccines are available to anyone 12 and older in Wahkiakum County, and WHHS is encouraging anyone who has not already been vaccinated to contact the health department at 360-849-4041, or call their personal medical provider to get scheduled for a vaccine.

There is active community spread in Wahkiakum County. The health department is urging people to practice safety measures such as social distancing, staying at home, wearing a mask if you have to socialize, and restricting activities to household members only.

 

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