Public Health Emergency
In the event of a public health emergency or an event that has the potential for significant morbidity and mortality in Skagit County, Skagit County Department of Public Health
A public health emergency or event includes, but is not limited to, the following situations:
Preparing for Disease Outbreaks
Skagit County Department of Public Health works closely with local partners such as hospitals, clinics, schools, businesses, Department of Emergency Management, and Tribes, to develop plans and strategies for dealing with the possible impacts of public health emergency events. The department also works closely with external partners such as the Snohomish Health District, Whatcom County Health Department, Washington State Department of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (DoA), to promote public health emergency preparedness activities within Skagit County.