On May 23, Island County received approval to move into Phase II of Governor Inslee's "Safe Start" phased approach for resuming recreational, social and business activities, subject to conditions. Every phase will still require social distancing and appropriate health precautions including the use of personal protective equipment in a number of workplaces. See the
complete approval letter for additional information. Camping in Island County remains prohibited. Guidance and safety criteria for reopening can be found on the
"Safe Start" webpage.
The majority of the confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Island County have recovered or are recovering at home. A small number have been hospitalized. Of those hospitalized, some have recovered, some are still in the hospital, and a few have resulted in fatalities. Not everyone who is infected with COVID-19 have symptoms or are tested. Most individuals who are infected have few or mild symptoms.
Island County is currently in Phase II of Governor Inslee's Safe Start reopening plan. Camping in Island County remains prohibited. Guidance and safety criteria for reopening can be found on the "Safe Start" webpage.
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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