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

Covid-19 update

One new case this week

 

September 1, 2022



The cumulative number of cases of covid-19 being reported by the Washington Department of Health for Wahkiakum County rose by one this week to 599.

Disclaimer: With the easy accessibility of at home tests, the actual number of active covid-19 cases and actual cumulative numbers in the county, are hard to know.

The total number of hospitalizations remained at 41 over the last week, as did the number of deaths attributed to the virus, which stands at nine.

While state DOH is reporting that 69.1 percent of the total population of Washington State received the primary series of the vaccination, only 51.5 percent of Wahkiakum County has done so.

The Pfizer vaccine, including a second booster, is available for anyone six months and older at the WHHS vaccine clinic on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30-3 p.m. Call 360-849-4041 for more information.

The Moderna vaccine, including a second booster, is available at the Cathlamet Pharmacy. Call 360-795-3691.

 

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