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Two more covid-19 cases reported

Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) on Monday received positive test result notifications for 2 additional COVID-19 cases in Wahkiakum County residents.

This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 303 cases with 9 of those potentially active** and 5 fatalities.

Department staff are working to identify anyone who may have an exposure risk because of contact with the individuals. Those people with close contact will be notified by Health and Human Services (WHHS) staff.

Vaccines are freely available to anyone 5 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 to get a vaccine. The Health Department can be reached at 360-849-4041, M-F 8 to 430.

Boosters are now recommended for anyone 12 and over whose last vaccination was at least 5 months ago.


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