San Juan County COVID-19 Information & Resources

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About COVID-19

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness. Common symptoms include congestion, sore throat, coughing, shortness of breath, fever, chills, muscle pain, new loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. To learn more please click here.

There are at-home COVID-19 tests available for free or for purchase without a prescription (see below). If you test positive for COVID-19, there are some medications available that can help decrease the length and severity of symptoms. Contact your doctor or make a FREE telehealth appointment to see which treatment options are right for you. Telehealth providers are available every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pacific standard time (PST). Language assistance is available. If you do not have access to a computer or smart phone, you can call 1-833-273-6330 to complete the intake form over the phone with a support agent.

You can see current levels of disease activity at the Washington State Department of Health’s Respiratory Illness Data Dashboard and selecting the North Sound Region.

Testing Information

Testing is an important tool to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. It is recommended that you test twice before gathering with others outside your immediate household. Plan to take one test 24 to 48 hours before the gathering and again right before you arrive.

Order FREE tests online through the federal government while supplies last. Order online or you can call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489). 

Remember, before you throw out “expired” tests, check out the FDA’s “Authorized At-Home OTC COVID-19 Diagnostic Test and Expiration Dates” website to see if your tests’ expiration dates have been extended.

Need a test immediately?

  • Your local pharmacy should have tests available for purchase (insurance coverage varies).
  • If you are unable to access an at-home test at the pharmacy, we have a small supply available at your local public health office. We have a small supply to fill in the gaps, upon request. Call 360-378-4474 to learn more.

If you have questions about your COVID care & testing results, call a public health nurse at 360-378-4474.

Vaccine Information

We will not have mass vaccination clinics for COVID-19 vaccines this fall. To learn more please read our press release.

On Sept. 11, 2023, the FDA discontinued use of the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine. HCS is only able to provide the 23-24 COVID-19 vaccine to children under 19 years and uninsured adults, as supplies allow. Current supply is very limited.

We will do our best to keep our website updated with local options for the 23-24 COVID-19 vaccine. Please visit your local pharmacy’s website directly for the most up-to-date information.

ProviderContact Information
Friday Harbor Drug (San Juan Island)www.fridayharbordrug.com

210 Spring St., Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Lopez Pharmacy (Lopez Island)www.lopezislandpharmacy.com

352 Lopez Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261
Ray's Pharmacy (Orcas Island)https://orcasrx.com/

68 N Beach Rd., Eastsound, WA 98245


Have vaccine questions? Call us and ask to speak with a nurse at 360-378-4474. 

Want to see your vaccine record? Check online through MyIR

For other vaccine locations in the area, see: www.vaccines.gov.

Vaccine Clinic Information

HCS is able to vaccinate children under 19 years through the Vaccine for Children program. To schedule your child's appointment please call our office at 360-378-4474. 

HCS is able to vaccinate UNINSURED adults through our Adult Vaccine Program. Call our office to inquire about availability at 360-378-4474. 

More Information (Links)

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Last updated: November 21, 2023.

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