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UPDATE: 24 Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed at Careage of Whidbey in Coupeville, WA

Coronavirus Update

Island County, WA-  Island County Public Health is continuing to investigate a confirmed COVID-19 outbreak at Careage of Whidbey in Coupeville.  24 cases have been confirmed by the WA State Department of Health. Test results are pending for other residents and employees. This is the only known outbreak of COVID-19 associated with a long-term care facility in Island County.

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are now spread widely throughout Island County. All residents must take urgent action to help minimize the health impacts of COVID-19. The Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order applies to our entire community, in all locations, on both Camano and Whidbey Islands. This order goes into effect tonight at midnight.

For additional support and information: WA State Department of Health – www.doh.wa.gov/emergencies/coronavirus. Call Center # 1.800.525.0127, Sunday through Saturday (6:00am – 10:00pm)
Island County Public Health – www.islandcountywa.gov/Health/Pages/COVID-19.aspx Call Center # 360.678.2301, Mondays through Fridays (8:00am – 4:30pm), Saturdays and Sundays (9:00am – 4:00pm)

Source: Island County Press Release 3/25/2020.

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Chris Nelson
I'm a long time Skagit County Resident. I believe in doing the right thing and helping others when you can.

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