The Grays Harbor COVID-19 Policy Group is closely monitoring County’s readiness to re-open, although there are steps that need to be taken.
In a release from Grays Harbor County Public Health & Grays Harbor County Emergency Management they say that following the announcement by the Governor allowing Grays Harbor to apply for a variance that allows some counties to move into phases of loosening restrictions, local officials are considering options.
At this time, they say that while Grays Harbor County is eligible to apply for a variance, a plan must be submitted that demonstrates the readiness and capacity of our local health care and public safety systems in four key areas.
The Grays Harbor COVID-19 Policy Group said in the release that they will assess the County’s readiness to apply for a variance to the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. Currently, there are several areas of concern that will need to be addressed:
The Grays Harbor COVID-19 Policy Group will continue to closely monitor local capacity and readiness to respond to the increased transmission of COVID-19 that may occur if social distancing measures are relaxed.
No additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Grays Harbor County since April 12. Grays Harbor Public Health Incident Management Team (IMT) remains prepared to respond if any additional cases are identified.
Grays Harbor Public Health Incident Management Team and Grays Harbor Emergency Operations Center provide the most accurate, timely information possible.
For any questions about COVID-19 and our response call (360) 964-1850, email [email protected], or visit our website at http://www.healthyGH.org. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/healthyghc.