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COVID-19 Island County

Island County in Phase II of "Safe Start" Reopening Plan

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.


06.01.20 Update: We will now only be updating numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. 

​COVID-19 in Island County​ ​
​WA State Positive*(confirmed)

​22,484 including 1,135 deaths
Last Updated: June 3, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Island County counts on this page may differ from WA State Department of Health publicized counts due to  direct access to the reporting system at the county level.
NOTE: Following individual case investigations, case counts may shift due to reassignment to other counties.

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 Epidemiological Curve: All COVID19+ Counts and Deaths

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Island County COVID-19 Case Count By Location

Camano Island 37

Oak Harbor

*LTCF – Long Term Care Facility. Numbers less than or equal to 5 are suppressed to protect medical privacy. Not all cases are within city limits and totals may include nearby unincorporated Island County. For more details on data, please see the monthly epidemiological report available HERE.

Press Releases 

General Guidance

Safe Start Reopening Guidance

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

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

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
Call Center

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