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  • COVID-19 – Human Coronavirus

    Decisive steps to contain COVID-19.

    Your family’s health is our top priority as we work to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Pierce County. 

    Vaccine is the most effective tool to limit the spread of COVID-19. Everyone 6 months or older should get vaccinated.

    Testing plays an important role in slowing the spread of COVID-19. Visit our testing page for more information. 

    Visit our COVID-19 data page to learn more about cases in Pierce County.

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    Prevent the spread of respiratory illness

    CDC updated its guidance for what to do if you are sick with respiratory illness.

    Isolation and quarantine resources. 

    Care Connect Washington can help provide food and other necessities. 

    Need a place to stay? Healthcare and human services providers can refer patients for placement at (253) 820-4684. After 5 p.m. you can call (253) 649-1412.

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    Answers to your questions

    The Health Department, Pierce County and Washington State Department of Health are working to answer your questions.

    • Our call center is open 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday. Call (253) 649-1412.
    • Pierce County’s COVID-19 page has helpful information for residents and businesses.

    Helpful links

    Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Pierce County.

    • Get vaccinated. Everyone 6 months or older is eligible to get vaccine.
    • Consider wearing a mask in around those most vulnerable and in crowded public spaces. 
    • Wash your hands with hot water and soap for at least 20 seconds.
    • Avoid touching your face, mouth and eyes.
    • Stay home if you have a fever or cough or experience shortness of breath.
    • Cover sneezes and coughs with your elbow.
    • Disinfect frequently used surfaces such as tabletops, doorknobs, bathroom fixtures, mobile devices and keyboards.
    • Avoid sharing personal items like water bottles, eating utensils or towels.

    Stay up to date

    We offer several ways for you to stay informed.