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The Island Hospital Foundation and Island Hospital are hosting a free, online community briefing on the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday, January 14th at 5:00 p.m. 

The briefing will include a panel of Island Hospital providers and senior leadership coming together to deliver insights on information regarding the vaccine.  Specifics about the types of COVID-19 vaccines, side effects, and current recommendations from the CDC on who should receive it will be discussed. 

Vaccine panelists will include Dr. Jason Hogge, Family Medicine/Obstetrics with Anacortes Family Medicine and Medical Director of the Walk-in Clinic, Dr. Brandon Greene, Pediatrician with Anacortes Family Medicine, IH CEO Charles Hall, MSN, MBA, as well as IH COO Elise Cutter, MBA.  

The COVID-19 Vaccine Executive Community Briefing is a great opportunity for members of the community to learn more about the vaccine and distribution plans.  We will be sharing the most current guidance from state and county officials on the phased distribution to the community.  This is a free virtual event and questions from attendees will be taken via the chat feature during the briefing. 

Registration is required. Please visit https://www.islandhospital.org/event/covid-19-vaccine-executive-community-briefing-hosted-by-the-island-hospital-foundation/ to register for this briefing.  If you have questions you’d like to submit in advance, please email them toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,586 Confirmed Skagit Cases
390-399 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

288 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
35,476 Fully Vaccinated
50,348 Initial Doses Given

Statewide

357,122 Confirmed Cases Statewide
21,368 Hospitalizations

5,380 Deaths Statewide
1,830,811 Fully Vaccinated
2,748,811 Initial Doses Given

Updated 8 pm, April 16, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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