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Check here for the most current information released from Skagit County.
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Fri, 29 May 2020 17:10:00 PST
Skagit County Board of Health approves, submits Phase 2 Variance Application
The completed application meets the criteria outlined by the Governor.

Thu, 28 May 2020 18:00:00 PST
Stay Home, Stay Healthy Updates from Skagit County
Importance of Childhood Vaccinations.

Tue, 26 May 2020 18:00:00 PST
Stay Home, Stay Healthy Updates from Skagit County
Skagit County to request Phase 2 Variance.

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:00:00 PST
The Importance of Stay Home, Stay Healthy
Order extended through May 4, 2020

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:00:00 PST
Public Health Launches Skagit Health Connection Blog
Stories of people persevering and some lightness to ease our uncertainty.

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:45:00 PST
Social Services available to Skagit County Residents
Stay home, stay healthy. The only way for us to stop the spread of COVID-19 is to stay home as much as possible.

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 12:45:00 PST
Six COVID-19 Cases at Long-Term Care Facility.
One resident and five staff members at Prestige Care and Rehabilitation in Burlington.

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 2:10:00 PST
Stay Home, Stay Healthy
Briefly: What does Governor Inslee's order mean for me?

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 2:10:00 PST
First COVID-19 Death of Skagit County Resident.
The individual was a patient at Skagit Valley Hospital.

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 10:30:00 PST
Resident of Anacortes Retirement Community Tests Positive for COVID-19.
The individual is hospitalized at Island Hospital, expected to be released.

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 10:10:00 PST
Public Health investigating cluster of related COVID-19 cases.
Avoid non-essential contact to limit virus spread.

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 13:30:00 PST
Updated Social Distancing Information
There is more transmission of novel coronavirus in Skagit County than the confirmed case count indicates.

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 13:30:00 PST
Community Transmission of COVID-19 | Espanol
Community transmission of novel coronavirus is occurring in Skagit County.

Mon, 10 Mar 2020 14:30:00 PST
Skagit County COVID-19 Positive Case
The patient is a female in her 40s and is at home on isolation.

Mon, 10 Mar 2020 10:50:00 PST
Declaration of Emergency and Health Officer Recommendations
The Skagit County Board of Commissioners declares a public health emergency on COVID-19.

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 10:50:00 PST
Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19
Skagit County Public Health is closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in Washington State.

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 7:00:00 PST
Skagit County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants for County Board of Health
The Board of Commissioners strives to ensure the Board of Health is balanced by representing a range of perspectives and expertise.

Tue, 12 Feb 2020 10:15:00 PST
2020 Property Tax Statements Arriving Soon
2020 will bring increases for most taxpayers.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 08:00:00 PST
Fri, 10 Jan 2020 08:00:00 PST