2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Deception Pass State Park
By Stephen Mowery, MD, Board Member
2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed life we know it in Washington State. Once viewed as a regional public health emergency in Western Asia, the outbreak hit close to home with the United States’ first confirmed case presenting in Washington State in January 2020.
While the park facilities are closed at this time following Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home - Stay Healthy” declaration, the situation and projected re-opening remains very fluid. No one is quite sure when viral transmission will slow or when activity restrictions will be lifted. We are all hoping that the park will be open to enjoy plenty of warm summer days in the forest and on the beaches. Read more...