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 Call (253) 649-1412, press 0 (M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.). Or call the 24 hour Reporting Line: (253) 649-1413 and leave a message with the patient\'s first name, last name, date of birth..

Vaccine

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

Testing

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

Treatment

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

Considerations for special populations 

Immunocompromised 

Pregnant or breastfeeding

Long-Term care 

Healthcare workers

Children and teens

Personal protective equipment

Safety

Long COVID

Educational and promotional materials

Patient resources

Healthcare provider resources

Additional guidance 

Contacting the Health Department

Questions?
  • For urgent issues call (253) 649-1412.
  • For non-urgent issues call (253) 649-1413 and leave a message.
    • Includes reporting notifiable conditions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    • Leave the patient’s name, date of birth and disease.