In the latest update from Grays Harbor Public Health and Social Services, there are now 6 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grays Harbor County.
As of Thursday, only 2 cases had been reported locally, with a 3rd case confirmed on Friday.
In their update, Public Health states that their staff is reviewing the cases and notifying close contacts.
Authorities say that the best way to prevent spread of COVID-19 is washing your hands thoroughly and frequently, not touching your face, and staying at home as much as possible.
Testing locally is only available for those that meet criteria established by Dr. John Bausher, Grays Harbor County Health Officer.
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 you can call Grays Harbor Public Health’s COVID-19 call center at (360) 964-1850 and speak with a medical professional who can assess whether or not you meet criteria for testing.
From Grays Harbor Public Health:
What people should do
If you have a regular healthcare provider, call your provider.
If you do not have a regular health care provider, you can call Grays Harbor Public Health’s COVID-19 call center at (360) 964-1850 and speak with a medical professional who can assess whether or not you meet criteria for testing. You can also call Grays Harbor Community Hospital’s primary care clinic for patients with respiratory symptoms at 1-866-537-2778.
Where to get information
The incident management team will be working to get information out as it becomes available.