What to do if you test positive for COVID-19

OLYMPIA –The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is offering a detailed reminder about what people should do if they test positive for COVID-19. Cases are rising sharply, driven by the omicron variant, which is believed to be more contagious than previous variants, including delta.…

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At Home COVID-19 Home Tests

Planning to get together with family and friends? Whether you’re traveling or hosting, you should consider adding at-home COVID-19 tests to your checklist.

At-home tests are a simple way to provide a little peace of mind for your gathering. They’re quick, painless, portable, and priced at $25 on average– making them an easy option for a variety of occasions.…

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COVID-19 Update

This week, Skagit County Health Department received confirmation from the Washington State Department of Health that the Omicron variant has been identified in three Skagit County residents. Omicron is circulating in our surrounding community, and it is expected that infections from this new variant will continue to increase over the next several weeks.…

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December 7th Agenda is Posted

The Agenda for the December 7, 2021 Regular Meeting of the OIHCD is now available. You can access the entire Board packet via the link below.

https://orcashealth.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/OIHCD/EoZLjZNUSnhCspwnycKVBHYBCWN-HNLvTjsLehf1Zq-96w?e=qGIsf4

The meeting begins at 5 pm and continues to be held via Zoom. Information and the link to participate in the meeting can be found on the Agenda and below.…

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Vaccine Verification & WA Notify

There’s a new way to verify your COVID-19 vaccination on the go: WA Notify. If you are planning to attend a large event, bar, restaurant, or other establishment that requires proof of vaccination, you can use the new WA Notify app on your smartphone.…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Pediatric Vaccination Appointments Now Available: Ages 5-11

With FDA and CDC approval of the Pfizer vaccine for those ages 5 to 11 now granted, San Juan County Health & Community Services has opened registration for a series of pediatric clinics starting on November 15th and lasting through the end of December. …

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November 2nd Agenda is Posted

The Board Packet for the 11/2 Regular Meeting of the OIHCD Board of Commissioners is now available. You can access the materials at the link below.

https://orcashealth.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/OIHCD/ElQ4yFF8aT5HjeiPz1JypfQBlMDsqoE2e22srfGFqSYWPQ?e=tgzxFP

As a local government entity that imposes a regular property tax levy, the OIHCD is required to hold a public hearing on the setting of the FY ’22 proposed Budget and Levy.…

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