Covid-19 update

Two more cases reported; county total stands at 303


February 17, 2022

There were two more cases of covid-19 reported in Wahkiakum County this week, bringing the cumulative total to 303 official cases. Nine of those are considered potentially active.

There were 20 patients being treated for covid-19 at St. John Hospital on Tuesday.

The Washington Department of Health is reporting 24 hospitalizations and five deaths attributed to covid-19 in Wahkiakum.

It is also reporting that 72.7 percent of the state’s population age 5 years and up is fully vaccinated while the percentage of the same population in Wahkiakum is well below that number, at 50.6 percent.

Vaccinations continue to be available for anyone age five and up in Wahkiakum County.

Moderna vaccines are being offered to patients at the Wahkiakum Clinic, and at the Cathlamet Pharmacy. Call to make an appointment.

The Pfizer vaccine is available at Wahkiakum Health and Human Services. For information or to make an appointment, call 360-849-4041.

WHHS is confirming that there is active community spread in the county, and continues to advise people to wear their masks, social distance, and to get vaccinated.


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