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

Six more test positive; total rises to 146

 


Six more Wahkiakum County residents have tested positive for covid-19, according to a press release from Wahkiakum Health and Human Services on Monday. This brings the cumulative total up to 146, with 26 considered to be potentially active.

There is a connection to Wahkiakum School District and to St. James Family Center. Because of the close cooperation between the school, the family center, and the health department, as well as significant protective measures in place, they will remain open.

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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