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Skagit County Press Releases 2022

The latest news from Skagit County government.

Press release archives:

January 19, 2022
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opens Disaster Recovery Center in Sedro-Woolley in response to November 13-15, 2021 flood events
Located at the old Sedro-Woolley Library, 802 Ball Street, Sedro-Woolley.

January 19, 2022
Skagit County COVID-19 Updates
SSkagit has a total of 17,521 cases, which increased by 1,597 since last Wednesday.

January 18, 2022
Extended Testing Hours at the Fairgrounds Beginning Today
Skagit County Public Health is pleased to announce that beginning today—Tuesday, January 18—hours of operation for COVID-19 testing at the Skagit County Fairgrounds will be extended!

January 13, 2022
Joint Statement on Local Healthcare Capacity & COVID-19 Transmission Rates
Skagit Health Officer Dr. Leibrand and all three Skagit Hospitals recomend that people postpone all large indoor gatherings, regardless of the vaccination status of those gathering.

January 13, 2022
Fairgrounds Testing & Vaccination Site to Close Until January 18
Due to staffing shortages. Testing demands are still far exceeding availability at this time.

January 12, 2022
Skagit County COVID-19 Updates
Skagit has a total of 15,924 cases, which increased by 1,402 since our update last Wednesday. This is more than double what we saw last week when we reported 635 new cases.

January 6, 2022
NOTICE: Individuals impacted by November Flood events can now apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Individual Assistance (FEMA)| En Español
Individuals impacted by the November 13-15, 2021 flooding events can go to disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) to apply. 1-800-462-7585 is also available for those who need TTY assistance.

January 5, 2022
Skagit County Fairgrounds to Reopen Testing Services on Thursday, January 6
The Fairgrounds will reopen tomorrow, Thursday, January 6 from 3pm-7pm for testing services only. Vaccination services will resume on Monday, January 10, 2022. The Fairgrounds is located at 501 Taylor Street in Mount Vernon.

January 5, 2022
Skagit County COVID-19 Updates
Skagit has reported a total of 14,522 COVID-19 cases, which increased by 702 since our update last Wednesday.

January 3, 2022
Public Health encourages Skagitonians to use the State Data Dashboard for COVID-19 data tracking in new year
Beginning Monday, January 3, 2022, Skagit County Public Health will no longer be updating ongoing COVID-19 case, hospitalization, death, and demographic data on its website.