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‘Get vaccinated’ Skagit health officer says


Skagit County Public Health has been publishing this add for several weeks in the La Conner Weekly News. Helping those who are looking to get the vaccine find out where they can do so.

“Get vaccinated today” was the rallying cry of Dr. Howard Leibrand, Skagit Health Officer, in a Monday, July 26 statement released after eight westside county health officers, from San Juan to King, jointly promoted wearing masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status. The goal is to protect high-risk individuals and those who are not able to be vaccinated, including children under twelve years old, Leibrand noted.

While fully supporting masks, Leibrand championed vaccination as “the absolute best tool we have to stop the spread of COVID-19.” Skagit County data from March 1&ndas...

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