Some Washington State outdoor recreation to resume May 5
Govornor Jay Inslee announced yesterday some outdoor recreation will be allowed with appropriate safety precautions, including fishing, hunting, playing golf, and day use at state parks, state public lands managed by the Department of Natural Resources and at state Fish and Wildlife areas. Public gatherings, events, team sports and camping, among other things, are not resuming at this time.
Drive-thru testing in Snohomish County
The Snohomish Health District announced they will open up limited drive-thru testing in the south county area beginning this week. Testing is available by appointment only for those who are sick and have developed symptoms within the last 14 days. Learn more about appointment times, eligibility criteria and the registration and appointment process.
CDC adds 6 new COVID-19 symptoms
People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms from mild symptoms to severe illness. The CDC added 6 new symptoms (*) to watch out for which may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Repeated shaking with chills*
- Muscle pain*
- Sore throat*
- New loss of taste or smell*
If you’re feeling sick, use the CDC’s Coronavirus Self-Checker to help you decide if you should call your doctor.
COVID-19 cases in Snohomish County
Visit the Snohomish Health District's website for up-to-date information on COVID-19, including updated case count information like the chart below that illustrates the cumulative case count for Snohomish County.