Grays Harbor County stands at 17 cases of COVID-19, with a new case reported Sunday.
“Grays Harbor County Public Health and Emergency Management have been notified of the 17th case of COVID-19 in Grays Harbor County today,” read Sunday’s joint statement. “Public Health staff are reviewing the case and notifying close contacts. Grays Harbor Public Health COVID-19 Task Force is prepared to respond if any additional cases are identified.”
It was the fifth case reported in the county for the month of May. There were two cases reported in March and 10 in April.
As county businesses start to reopen as part of Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s plan to safely reopen the state, Grays Harbor Public Health said, “Staying home is still your safest option. If you have to leave for essential travel, wear a cloth face covering. Please ensure social distancing of at least 6 feet apart and remember to wash your hands.”
Grays Harbor County Public Health will continue to operate a COVID-19 call center that will assist people with testing referrals. Assistance is available in both English and Spanish. Call 360-964-1850 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
More information on the county’s Public Health Incident Management Team and Grays Harbor Emergency Operations Center can be found online at www.healthyGH.org, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/healthyghc.