Omicron Variant Identified In Klickitat County

The Klickitat County Health Department says it was notified Tuesday that the COVID-19 Omicron variant has been identified in the county. The variant information was gathered through the Washington state public health surveillance program. KCHD says it will continue to respond to COVID-19 with the current course of action. That includes encouraging community members to get vaccinated in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Community members can schedule their vaccinations online through KCHD at or by calling NorthShore Medical, Skyline Health, or Klickitat Valley Health for a vaccine appointment.

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