March 23, 2022
COVID-19 Updates from Skagit County
Local COVID-19 Case, Hospital & Vaccine Data
Skagit County’s 7-day case rate has decreased by 32 percent since last week; our 7-day hospitalization rate did not change. Sadly, 6 new COVID-related deaths were reported.
This week, Skagit County—and many other parts of our state—moved to the “Moderate” disease transmission level.
Food and Other Support Available to People with COVID-19
Care Connect Washington continues to offer food, personal care kits, and financial assistance to people who need to isolate or quarantine due to COVID-19. People who need help should call the COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1-800-525-0127, then press #. Language assistance is available.
The hotline hours are 6:00 am to 10:00 pm, Monday, and 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Tuesday through Sunday and observed state holidays.
Vaccine at the Public Health Office
REMINDER: Public Health will be hosting a free vaccination clinic this Saturday, March 26th from 9am-1pm! No appointment required, though folks can register for a specific time by going to https://bit.ly/36oLzkN. All doses available for those 5 years and older. Please enter through the 1st floor elevator entrance.
COVID-19 prime, pediatric, and booster vaccinations are available at the Public Health office in downtown Mount Vernon at 700 S 2nd Street. The clinic is open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To make an appointment, go to www.skagitcounty.net/COVIDvaccine or call (360) 416-1500. Walk-ins are also available.
Available appointments include:
For a full list of vaccination providers available in Skagit County, go to Vaccine Locator or call the Hotline at 1-800-525-0127.
COVID-19 Testing Site at Cascade Mall
Our new COVID-19 testing site is now open at Cascade Mall, located at 150 Cascade Mall Drive in Burlington. Please come to the east side of the mall parking lot near the old Johnny Carino’s restaurant. Free antigen testing services are available on Mondays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For information about our site or for a full list of testing providers in Skagit County: https://www.skagitcounty.net/Departments/HealthDiseases/coronavirusTESTsites.htm
At-home COVID-19 Testing
Free at-home test kits can now be ordered online through the following sites:
If testing at home and you receive a positive test result, please call the state’s COVID-19 Hotline at 1–800–525–0127 or the Skagit County Public Health office at (360) 416-1500.
If you have tested positive for COVID-19, are symptomatic, or have been recently exposed, please refer to the CDC's Isolation and Quarantine Guidance found here: https://bit.ly/3JQLIwF.