COVID-19

Contact

Public Health Nurse: (509) 962-7515
publichealth@co.kittitas.wa.us

According to the CDC, the SARS-CoV-2 virus is a type of coronavirus first discovered in 2019 that causes COVID-19 respiratory disease and led to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Primarily, the virus spreads through respiratory droplets from an infected person coughing, sneezing, and/or talking.

Anyone can develop serious illness from COVID-19, though certain populations are at higher risk for severe illness, which includes adults 65 years and older, pregnant people, and people at any age with underlying medical conditions.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 at-home rapid tests are available to order through Washington State and USPS.

Visit DOH Testing Locations for more testing locations.

COVID-19 Data

County and state level data is available via the DOH Dashboard. National data is available via the CDC COVID Data Tracker.

Washington State’s Department of Commerce created an Economic Recovery Dashboard for tracking recovery and resiliency of businesses due to COVID-19.

The U.S. Census manages a Community Impact Planning Tool with demographic data and key facts specific to Kittitas County.

COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective at protecting people from getting seriously ill. Your health is important. Protect yourself, and others, by getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Do you have concerns about how vaccination might affect you? Talk with your medical provider. They are the most informed about your personal medical background and know the best way to keep you healthy.

Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine

Many pharmacies and clinics in Kittitas County offer COVID-19 vaccines to the public. Weekend and evening hours are available. Click on the links below or call the location for more information.

Visit Washington State’s
VaccineWA
for other locations

COVID-19 Additional Resources


Government


Individuals and Families


Accessing Imunization Records

For more information about access immunization records in Washington State, visit the Washington State Department of Health.


COVID-19 Vaccine