COVID-19: Novel Coronavirus

Our health advisories have the latest information.

Closely monitor health advisories for updated guidance, situational awareness and resources for providers and patients.

To report, call the reporting line: (360) 499-4023 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Afterhours, call (360) 914-0837 or Washington State Department of Health (206) 418-5500. To report an STI, call (360) 914-0037.


Everyone 6 months or older is eligible to get ta COVID-19 Vaccine.

For the latest information, visit our COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Providers page. Find a printable COVID vaccine schedule here


People with COVID-19 report a wide range of symptoms, from mild to severe. Symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure and include:

  • Cough.
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
  • Fever.
  • Chills.
  • Muscle pain.
  • Headache.
  • Sore throat.
  • Loss of taste or smell.

People with mild to moderate illness can test at home or go to a COVID-19 test site in our community. Emergency departments are not for routine COVID-19 testing unless the patient needs emergency care.

Follow Washington State Department of Health’s (DOH’s) updated testing criteria. For more information, view:

Teach your patients 

Isolation and quarantine


For information about pre-exposure and post-diagnosis COVID-19 therapeutics, view our COVID-19 Treatment Information for Providers page.

Considerations for special populations 


Pregnant or breastfeeding

Long-Term care 

Healthcare workers

Children and teens

Personal protective equipment



Educational and promotional materials

Patient resources

Healthcare provider resources

Additional guidance 

Contacting the Health Department

Call Island County Public Health

  • Main line: (360) 678-7888, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • After Hours Communicable Disease Report Line: (360) 914-0837 or Washington State Department of Health: (206) 418-5500
  • (360) 678-2301  COVID-19 line, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.