Klickitat County Coronavirus Response
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Case Rate per 100K for the previous two weeks. As of 11/25/20 6:50 PM
<25 cases / 100K / 14days
25-75 cases / 100K / 14days
>75 cases / 100K / 14days
The risk of COVID transmission into schools depends on the level of COVID activity in the community and the health and safety measures taken by schools. School administrators and community stakeholders should consider the following risk levels based on the current case rate per 100K when making decisions.
The case rate per 100K table will be updated every weekday to reflect the previous two weeks of COVID activity. The COVID activity rate per 100K will change in the days ahead as the two-week interval changes and cases develop.
You can view the decision-making tree provided by the Washington State Department of Health, here.
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Data validated and updated at 6:52 PM on 11/25/2020.
COVID 19 November Statewide Restrictions Updated
From midnight on Monday, November 16 through Monday, December 14, all counties in Washington will rollback to the restrictions listed below.
Restriction modifications for all counties are effective midnight on Monday, November 16, unless otherwise noted. If the activity is not listed, it will need to follow its current guidance. All K-12/higher education, health care, and childcare are exempt from the new restrictions and will follow current guidance. These restrictions do not apply to courts and judicial branch-related proceedings.
- Indoor social gatherings with people from outside your household are prohibited unless they; (a) quarantine for 14 days prior to the social gathering, or (b) quarantine for seven days prior to the social gathering and receive negative COVID-19 test results no more than 48 hours prior to the gathering.
- Outdoor social gatherings shall be limited to five people from outside your household.
- Restaurants and bars are closed for indoor dine-in service. Outdoor dining and to-go services are permitted. All outdoor dining must comply with the requirements of the outdoor dining guidance. Table size for outdoor dining is limited to a maximum of five people. These modified restaurant and bar restrictions begin at 12:01 AM, Wednesday, November 18th, 2020.
- Fitness facilities and gyms are closed for indoor operations. Outdoor fitness classes are permitted but are subject to and limited by the outdoor social gathering restriction listed above.
- Bowling centers are closed for indoor services.
- Miscellaneous venues: All retail activities and business meetings are prohibited. Only professional training and testing that cannot be performed remotely, as well as all court and judicial branch-related proceedings, are allowed. Occupancy in each meeting room is limited to 25% of indoor occupancy limits or 100 people, whichever is fewer.
- Miscellaneous venues include; convention/conference centers, designated meeting spaces in a hotel, event centers, fairgrounds, sporting arenas, nonprofit, establishment, or a substantially similar venue.
- Movie theaters are closed for indoor service. Drive-in movie theaters are permitted and must continue to follow current drive-in movie theater guidance.
- Museums/ Zoos/ Aquariums are closed for indoor service.
- Real estate: Open houses are prohibited.
- Wedding and funerals: Ceremonies are limited to a total of no more than 30 people. Indoor receptions, wakes, or similar gatherings in conjunction with such ceremonies are prohibited.
- In-store retail shall be limited to 25% of indoor occupancy limits, and common/congregate seating areas and indoor dining facilities such as food courts are closed.
- Religious services are limited to 25% of indoor occupancy limits, or no more than 200 people, whichever is fewer. Congregation members/attendees must wear facial coverings at all times and congregation singing is prohibited. No choir, band, or ensemble shall perform during the service. Vocal or instrumental soloists are permitted to perform, and vocal soloists may have a single accompanist. Outdoor services must follow the outdoor dining guidance.
- Professional services are required to mandate that all employees work from home when possible and close offices to the public if possible. Any office that must remain open must limit occupancy to 25% of indoor occupancy limits.
- Personal services are limited to 25% of indoor occupancy limits.
- personal service providers include; cosmetologists, cosmetology testing, hairstylists, barbers, estheticians, master estheticians, manicurists, nail salon workers, electrologists, permanent makeup artists, tanning salons, and tattoo artists.
- Long-term care facilities: Outdoor visits are permitted. Indoor visits are prohibited, but individual exceptions for an essential support person or end-of-life care are permitted. These restrictions are also extended to the facilities in Proclamation 20-74, et seq. All preliminary criteria to allow any visitors are to remain in effect.
- Youth and adult sporting activities: Indoor activities and all contests and games are prohibited. Outdoor activities shall be limited to intra-team practices only, with facial coverings require for all coaches, volunteers, and athletes at all times.
If you think a business or event isn't operating in compliance with the Safe Start plan, you can anonymously report the violation, here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Klickitat County Health Department Services During the COVID-19 County Offices Closure
- The water labs will be open in both Goldendale and White Salmon Monday through Thursday starting 6/22 during normal business hours. Prior to dropping off water samples, you must still call the Health Department to receive information on the drop off process.
- We are processing site evaluations, septic designs, and OSS permits related to new and existing building permits.
- All fees must be mailed in via check or paid via cash and placed in dropbox. No receipts will be given at the time of drop off but can be mailed or emailed upon request.
- Most appointments can be completed via phone call.
- All clients will be screened by phone when the appointment is confirmed. You must complete screening prior to in-person appointments.
- If possible, only the client should enter the clinic, no support persons or children. If others must attend, they will need to complete screening questions at the same time as the client.
- The majority of appointments can be done via phone call. Any appointments that must be done in person will complete screening questions prior to appointment.
- New clients will need to complete screening questions prior to coming to the office for their card.
Birth Certificates/Death Certificates
- Death Certificates requests need to be emailed or faxed. Staff will contact you when they are ready with instructions for pickup.
- Birth Certificates: please call the office for instructions.
- If the request is non-urgent, please mail in forms and payment and staff will mail the certificate to you.
- If the request is urgent or time sensitive, please print form at home, fill out the form and drop it off in our dropbox along with a check or cash in an envelope. Staff will call you and let you know when the certificate is available to be picked up.
- We will only be offering TDAP on an emergent case by case basis. Please call ahead and request a consultation with a nurse.