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COVID-19 Island County

January 25, 2021 Update:

***Case counts will not be updated on 01/25/21 due to staff capacity. Please see the DOH dashboard for updated numbers: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/DataDashboard#reports 

Updates will resume on 01/27/21. 

Governor Inslee announced an updated vaccine distribution plan on 1/18/21 and that the state is moving to Phase 1 Tier B1. Please see the full Island County Public Health Press Release (click here).

Please see the vaccine page via the link on the left side of this page.

Current Vaccine Phase: Phase 1 Tier B1 


Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery 

Phasing metrics will be updated weekly on Fridays.

Current Roadmap Phase (as part of the North Region): Phase 1           

Last Updated on January 22, 2021 at 12:36 pm

For the full 1.22.21 Roadmap to Recovery report Roadmap to Recovery FINAL_2021JAN21.pdf

For the Washington State Recovery Roadmap Dashboard (click here)

Effective January 11, 2021, the State of Washington launched Healthy Washington — Roadmap to
Recovery which uses a regional approach for the phased recovery plan. This report describes the four
metrics and corresponding thresholds for the Roadmap to Recovery as well as the status for each region.

More information on the phase recovery plan and reopening guidelines is available at this website.
The four metrics provide an overview of current COVID-19 trends and healthcare system readiness in
each region. The four metrics are:

1) Trend in 14-day rate of new COVID-19 cases per 100K population;
2) Trend in 14-day rate of new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100K population;
3) Average 7-day percent occupancy of ICU staffed beds; and
4) 7-day percent positive of COVID-19 tests.

UPDATED for January 25th, 2021 by Washington State Department of Health
Please visit Governor Inslee’s website to learn which activities are permitted in your current phase.


Initial Metrics:

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Island County COVID-19 Case Counts

Island County COVID-19 case counts are updated on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. 

The majority of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Island County have recovered or are recovering at home. A small number have been hospitalized. Not everyone who is infected with COVID-19 have symptoms or are tested. Most individuals who are infected have few or mild symptoms. Following individual case investigations, case counts may shift due to reassignment to other counties.  Island County COVID-19 data includes those individuals in the Navy with Island County residency. 

Last Updated on January 22, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Island County COVID-19 Case Count Comparison

​COVID-19 in Island County​ ​
​1.20.21
​1.22.21
​Case Count Change
Positive
confirmed and probable*
1104*
​1125*
​+21*
​Deaths
​22
22
0
 * On 1/8/21, ICPH began including probable cases with a positive antigen test in case count totals. This aligns with how case data is now being presented on state dashboards.

Island County COVID-19 Case Count By Location

Location
​Positives
Deaths
Camano Island
256
​2
​Clinton
40

​Coupeville
159
​8
Freeland
44
Greenbank
≤5
​Langley
29

Oak Harbor
593
​12
Total
​1125
​22
Long-term care facility (LTCF) associated cases
​115
​20

Avoid Gatherings

 

Island County COVID-19 Case Rate

Island County COVID-19 case rate is updated on a weekly basis.

See the two graphs below for Island County COVID-19 case rates over time.  The first graph displays changes in case rate throughout the duration of the COVID-19 state of emergency within Island County.  The red rectangle located in the bottom right corner highlights data that is detailed further in the second graph, which displays daily case rates of newly diagnosed cases within the last month. This information is updated more frequently than data shown on the WA State Risk Assessment Dashboard (click here).  Please see the Risk Assessment Dashboard for case rate data used in decision-making surrounding sporting activties and in-person k-12 learning.

Last updated on January  20, 2021 at 8:30 pm

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Monthly Epidemiology Brief

Epidemiology briefs will be updated on a monthly basis. 

Epidemiology briefs display data from the previous month related to COVID-19 in Island County.  See the Data Resources section under General Guidance at the bottom of this webpage for an archive of previous epidemiological reports and briefs. Click the image below to enlarge.



Case and Contact Tracing Metrics

Click here to review data on case investigations and contact tracing conducted by centralized DOH investigators. Local health jurisdiction data is not included within this report, but is anticipated for inclusion in the near future.  Island County Public Health will release this information upon publication.


WA Department of Health (DOH) COVID-19 Data Dashboard

Visit the COVID-19 Data Dashboard by clicking the image below to review outbreak progression within our community over time.  This link includes information regarding COVID-19 confirmed cases, hospitalizations, deaths, testing, and demographics within Island County.Covid-19 Dashboard



 


General Guidance

Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery Guidance

On January 5, Governor Inslee announced the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery plan, which lays out the process to safely reopen Washington state. The plan includes guidance for certain businesses and industries to help protect Washingtonians and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Island County, as part of the North Region, is currently in Phase I of the Roadmap to Recovery. Please see links below for additional information.

COVID-19 Data Resources

The following links provide reliable information related to COVID-19 transmission throughout Island County and Washington State.  

What to Do If You Are Ill

If you are ill with fever and a cough or shortness of breath, stay home. If you are unsure of how to care for yourself or are concerned about your condition, call your health care provider for advice. If you feel you need to visit your doctor, call them first. Keep yourself separated from other people and animals in your home. Cover your coughs and sneezes and wash your hands often.

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Additional Resources

For the General Public

En Español

For Schools

For Workplaces and Employers

For Health Care Professionals

For Senior Centers

The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington State, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1.800.525.0127 and press #.

 

Additional Updates are available from the Federal CDC and Washington Dept. of Health


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Public Health
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RiteAid offers testing at the following location:

412 East College Way
Mount Vernon, WA
98273

Must be registered and scheduled for testing. To register for testing at RiteAid, click this link.

For additional information, call 360.424.7958

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WhidbeyHealth offers testing for all residents at:

 -WhidbeyHealth (Coupeville)

 -Walk-in clinic (Clinton)

Must be registered. If certain criteria for testing isn't met there may be a fee.

Call WhidbeyHealth Hotline to register: 

360.240.4055 

Get further details at whidbeyhealth.org.

For additional questions and concerns, please email  pubhealth@islandcountywa.gov