Until further notice: No walk-ins or visitors, please. CALL AHEAD before visiting our clinic: 360-376-7778
See our coronavirus community update for further information on our coronavirus response. Please also take note of the San Juan County Health Officer Order on Face Coverings (effective May 16, 2020).
We are working closely with San Juan County Health and Community Services and other community health organizations to monitor and respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
If you think you have been exposed to coronavirus or if you have any cold or flu-like symptoms
- Please stay home and call us. Do not come directly to the clinic. A nurse will speak with you about your symptoms. By staying home you are helping us protect the community, our patients, and staff.
- For questions about coronavirus you can also contact San Juan County Health and Community Services at 360-370-7500
Orcas Family Health Center does not have the specialized equipment necessary for COVID-19 testing. That being said, testing is being conducted on Orcas Island by the following protocol:
UW Medicine Orcas is performing COVID-19 testing here on Orcas by appointment only. Testing is open to all island residents. We ask OFHC patients to call us if they would like to be tested. A clinical staff member will discuss symptoms and recommendations with those individuals.
All other island residents can call the UW COVID-19 hotline at 855-520-2285. Please do not call the UW Orcas clinic number.
The Latest Local Information on COVID-19
For the latest information, see the county health department’s coronavirus site. You can also call the county’s hotline: 360-370-7500
What You Can Do
Prevention measures for coronavirus are similar to those for cold or flu:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds