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San Juan County’s total COVID cases reach 300

  • Fri Sep 24th, 2021 12:39pm
  • News

Submitted by San Juan County.

Since the last update on Friday, Sept. 17, there have been eight new confirmed or probable cases in San Juan County. The current total case count is now 300.

Of these eight new cases, initial investigations indicate that three appear to have occurred in fully vaccinated individuals.

There are approximately nine unvaccinated close contacts of positive cases who are currently in two-week quarantine.

Lopez Island

There are four new cases on Lopez Island since the last update. There are four positive cases under active monitoring on Lopez Island.

Orcas Island

There is one new case on Orcas Island since the last update. There are three positive cases under active monitoring on Orcas Island.

San Juan Island

There are three new cases on San Juan Island since the last update. There are six positive cases under active monitoring on San Juan Island.

Shaw Island

There are no new cases on Shaw Island since the last update. There are no positive cases under active monitoring on Shaw Island.

Outer Islands

There are no new cases in the outer islands since the last update. There are no positive cases under active monitoring in the outer islands.

If you need to get vaccinated

Those wanting a first or second shot of Pfizer or a first (and only) dose of Johnson and Johnson should sign up for clinics happening on San Juan (Oct. 5), Orcas (Oct. 6), and Lopez (Oct. 7) by visiting sanjuanco.com/1737/COVID-Vaccine-Info. Pfizer for ages 12 and up, Johnson and Johnson for ages 18 and older.

Third dose boosters

Final CDC approval of third dose Pfizer boosters for some higher-risk members of the community is expected shortly. Once approved, the county and other local healthcare providers will be making boosters available. Stay tuned for more detailed info. Please do NOT sign up for the clinics linked above to get a booster shot.