Submitted by Lewis County Public Health & Social Services

Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) announced on April 24 that three more county residents have tested positive for COVID-19, one in their 40s and two in their 70s. This brings the total of known county residents with positive tests to 28, three of whom have died.

Health officials continue to stress the importance of following the Stay Home, Stay Healthy orders. Along with social distancing, everyone should also:

  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Avoid touching your eyes, mouth, and nose
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue and then throw it away, or cough into your elbow
  • Stay away from people who are sick
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Frequently clean surfaces that get touched a lot – counters, keyboards, your cell phone, doorknobs, handles, etc.

People can stay informed by following the Lewis County COVID-19 web page at,  @LCPHSS on Twitter, or

In addition, DOH has a call center to answer questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.

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