Drive Through Testing Site closed on Monday, September 14 due to unhealthy air quality

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- Due to air quality concerns, Skagit County Unified Command extended the closure of the drive through testing site through Monday, September 14. This decision was made to protect the health of test site employees and volunteers. Unified Command plans to reopen the site on Tuesday, September 15 but that decision may be affected by air quality.

A super-massive smoke plume from west coast wildfires has been affecting Skagit County since Friday afternoon. The Washington State Department of Ecology predicts that conditions will remain at “unhealthy” or worse levels in the region until at least Monday afternoon. You can get up to date smoke forecasts here:

If you have questions or need help locating an alternative COVID-19 testing provider call Public Health at 360-416-1500.