Skagit County Public Health reported 43 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-period running July 25 to July 31.
Skagit County Health Officer Howard Leibrand said Monday that vaccination is key defense against COVID-19 as the delta variant continues to spread, but masks remain another tool for protection — one that even the vaccinated should consider in order to protect others.
Skagit County Public Health reported 79 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running July 18 through July 24.
Skagit County Public Health has reported 31 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running July 11 to July 17.
Two cases of a new, highly-contagious variant of COVID-19 have been identified in Skagit County, Skagit County Public Health said in a news release Thursday.
Skagit County’s COVID-19 vaccination rate has slowed to a crawl in recent weeks because of a decline in demand.
Skagit County Public Health reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running July 4 to July 10.
Skagit County Public Health has reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running June 13 through June 19.
The date is lodged in Erin’s Long mind. She doesn’t need to comb through records or consult a calendar.
COVID-19 cases in Skagit County have fallen to the lowest rate in 13 weeks, while vaccination rates continue a slow, but steady, climb.
Skagit County Public Health reported 42 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running June 6 through June 12.
Skagit County Public Health reported 35 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running May 30 to June 5.
Skagit County Public Health reported 77 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running May 23 to May 29.
Forty-four people received a COVID-19 vaccine Saturday at a pop-up clinic held during a sprint car racing event at Skagit Speedway in Alger.
Skagit County Public Health has reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running May 16 to May 22.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began last year, many people bought flowers to send to loved ones and frontline workers or to brighten their homes.
Skagit County Public Health reported 97 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running May 9 to May 15.
Skagit County businesses are reviewing their mask policies following an announcement Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that fully vaccinated people can remove their facial coverings in most indoor and outdoor settings.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington is on track to fully reopen its economy by June 30, and a full reopening could happen even sooner if 70% or more of residents ages 16 and older have gotten at least one dose of vaccine by then, Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday.
BURLINGTON — A special COVID-19 vaccine clinic Saturday at Burlington-Edison High School will now be open to a larger group.
Skagit County Public Health will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at 3:30 p.m. today at COA Mexican Eatery on Riverside Drive in Mount Vernon.
With the COVID-19 vaccine becoming easier to find, several Skagit County providers are offering shots to those without appointments.
Demand for the COVID-19 vaccine in Skagit County has trailed off in the weeks since eligibility expanded, forcing health leaders to consider ways to reach those not motivated to get vaccinated.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday a two-week pause in the state's COVID-19 reopening plan, a move that allows Skagit County and 12 other counties to remain in their current phase.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday a two-week pause in the state's COVID-19 reopening plan, a move that allows Snohomish County and 12 other counties to remain in their current phase.
The most recent COVID-19 data “all but guarantees” Snohomish County will rollback to Phase 2 on Saturday, May 8, local health officials said.
Infections continue to rise, even as the vaccination campaign across Skagit County makes strides.
Snohomish and Island counties are not escaping the statewide resurgence of COVID-19.
The recent numbers of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Skagit County are putting the county in jeopardy of moving back a phase in the state’s reopening plan.
There will be two pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Camano Island this week, open to anyone age 18 and older. No appointments are needed.
The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community’s didgwalic Wellness Center is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m at the Swinomish Casino and Lodge at 12885 Casino Drive.
Skagit County is on par with the rest of the nation in vaccinating people against COVID-19, but the cases here have still been climbing as the weather has warmed and phase restrictions have eased.
The didgwálič Wellness Center in Anacortes is offering a COVID-19 vaccination clinic Friday with 1,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine available.
The numbers of new COVID-19 cases per day in Skagit County remain high, but they may be leveling off.
State and local health officials warn that the region is on the cusp of a fourth COVID-19 wave with case numbers and hospitalizations rising.
With the state pausing the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, local vaccine providers are offering alternatives.
Skagit Regional Health’s COVID-19 testing clinic will close April 19.
The state has paused using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while U.S. health officials investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
After the state’s first evaluation under a new COVID-19 reopening plan, Skagit County will remain in Phase 3.
Baby showers, camping trips, high school sports, get-togethers for church, indoor gatherings —all are recent sources of local COVID-19 outbreaks.
Skagit County’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues to exceed state averages amid a concerning increase in new cases.
If the rate of COVID-19 infections continues to climb, Skagit County might fail to meet metrics to remain in Phase 3 of the Roadmap to Recovery plan.
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increasing, public health officials worry Snohomish County could move back into Phase 2.
Skagit County’s largest COVID-19 vaccine providers are preparing for expanded eligibility.
OLYMPIA (AP) — Washington state is opening up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all residents age 16 and older starting on April 15, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday.
The state Department of Health is investigating reports of people in the state, including four in Skagit County, who tested positive for COVID-19 more than two weeks after they were fully vaccinated.
About 2 million more Washingtonians will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine today as health officials warn of a potential increase in cases.
Progress continues to be made in the effort to vaccinate Skagit County residents against COVID-19, with county Public Health staff aiming to reduce barriers encountered by vulnerable populations.
Skagit County is continuing its progress in dealing with COVID-19, outpacing state averages in vaccinations and keeping the infection rate low amid the reopening of schools and businesses.
State officials confirmed that everyone 16 and older in Washington can get in line for a COVID-19 vaccine by May 1. Meanwhile, local COVID-19 transmission rates increased slightly, with youth sports a cause, officials said.
As the COVID-19 pandemic moved sports seasons, canceled seasons and caused new regulations, several groups of Anacortes athletes have been pushing to keep playing, and have been finding success.
Last year, bowler Lauren Harrison was on the junior varsity bowling team and broke 100 at only one meet.