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.
Skagit County exceeds the state average for percentage of the population vaccinated for COVID-19, with more than a quarter of its residents successfully starting the process.
Island Hospital and Skagit County Public Health report lighter demand for COVID-19 vaccine in the past week, but expect that will change on March 31, when more people become eligible under state guidelines.
About 2 million more Washington residents will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine starting March 31.
Before “canceled” began popping up across the Samish Indian Nation’s online events calendar in response to the threat of COVID-19 in early 2020, tribe General Manager Leslie Eastwood never envisioned teaching weaving or the tribe’s native language over video conferencing.
Island Hospital received 800 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, making it the second week in a row the hospital received an allotment after four weeks without any.“We’re very thankful to all those who have advocated for us,” Charles Hall, Island Hospital CEO, told the American on Monday.…
Larger COVID-19 vaccine shipments and the fact that many of those who are eligible have already received vaccinations mean there are more appointments available through Skagit County providers.
A few days before the Mount Vernon School Board was to meet on March 18, 2020, it had seemed as if it would be a normal board meeting.
Skagit County’s COVID-19 testing site closed Friday after nearly 11 months of testing.
OLYMPIA (AP) — The Seattle Mariners, Seattle Sounders and OL Reign will soon be able to welcome a limited number of fans to the stadium when they open their seasons, as the state prepares to move into a third phase of a COVID-19 economic reopening plan announced Thursday by Washington Gov. J…
One year after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Skagit County, prompting safety measures never before seen, vaccines are arriving, albeit slowly, showing a glimpse of hope toward easing the pandemic’s hold on the world.
A year ago it became official: COVID-19 had reached Skagit County.
More doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are making their way to Skagit County, and Skagit Regional Health is working to distribute them.
Island Hospital in Anacortes is expecting 800 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine next week after four consecutive weeks of receiving no vaccine allotment.
Skagit County Public Health is expecting its largest COVID-19 vaccine allotment yet next week.
The list of Washingtonians eligible for COVID vaccines will expand later this month to include law enforcement, public transit, grocery workers and other workers in certain congregate settings.
The B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19, also known as the United Kingdom variant, has been found in Skagit County, county public health announced today.
The Anacortes boys golf team finished its season with a seven-team match Thursday, May 6.