COVID-19 Confirmed in 1 additional Wahkiakum County Resident


Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) on Monday received positive test result notification for one additional COVID-19 case in a Wahkiakum County resident. The individual is in self-quarantine. This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 159 cases with two of those potentially active.

The individual is in self-quarantine. Currently, there is no known connection to St James Family Center or the Wahkiakum School District.

"We are working to identify anyone who may have an exposure risk because of contact with the individual," WHHS Director Chris Bischoff said in an announcement. "Those people with close contact will be notified by Health and Human Services (WHHS) staff.

"Vaccines are freely available to anyone 12 or older in Wahkiakum County. Getting vaccinated is the best possible protection from COVID-19. WHHS encourages everyone who hasn’t already been vaccinated to contact the Health Department or their personal medical provider and get scheduled."

The Health Department can be reached at 360-849-4041, M-F 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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