COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)

Historic COVID-19 Data Dashboard – prior to November 1st 2022

COVID-19 Disease and Guidance

Symptoms of COVID-19 often appear 3-4 days after exposure to the virus. Some people who test positive for COVID-19 may have mild to no symptoms at all. People with the following symptoms or combination of symptoms might have COVID-19:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain or ache
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Fatigue
  • Less commonly: nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea


The Washington Department of Health has released updated guidance for preventing and protecting others against respiratory disease, including COVID-19. Please keep in mind this updated guidance is NOT intended for healthcare settings.

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WA DOH Respiratory Disease Guidance

CDC COVID-19 Healthcare Associated Infections Guidance

COVID-19 Immunization Options

Vaccination Locations
COVID-19 vaccinations are available through most pharmacies and primary care providers in Walla Walla County. Age and insurance restrictions may apply.

Updated Covid-19 Vaccination Locations
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COVID-19 vaccinations – along with other immunizations and services – are also available through WA DOH Care-a-Van program.

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The Walla Walla County Department of Community Health does not provide COVID-19 vaccinations to the public. If you need a COVID-19 vaccination and are uninsured or under insured, please call (509) 524-2650.

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COVID-19 Testing Options
To get tested for COVID-19 at a testing site by a healthcare professional, contact a pharmacist or a local healthcare clinic for testing options. Depending on the location, they may offer PCR and/or Antigen testing.

At-home Tests

  • Walla Walla County Department of Community Health can provide you with free at-home COVID-19 tests. Visit us at 314 W Main St, Walla Walla at the Rose Street Entrance, Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.
    • If you want a COVID-19 test because you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or were exposed to someone with COVID, please remain outside of the building and call our front desk at (509) 524-2650. A staff member will bring tests out to your car.
    • If you are NOT experiencing symptoms or were not exposed, you may come into our front office to collect tests.
  • Additionally, at-home tests are available for sale locally, check with retailers and pharmacies to see where at-home tests are available for purchase as supply may vary.

Additional at-home test information

  • If you test positive for COVID-19 on an at-home test, you are not required to report this result to the Walla Walla County Department of Community Health.
  • A number of at-home tests have extended their expiration dates. Visit the FDA website to check your test lot number.


COVID-19 Treatment Options
People who test positive for COVID-19 and are at higher risk for severe illness may benefit from COVID-19 treatment. Oral antiviral pills or other treatment options may lower the chances of your illness getting worse if taken within 5 days of symptoms starting.

Two ways you can be evaluated for COVID-19 treatment

  • Talk to your healthcare provider as soon as possible if you test positive and are at higher risk. Your healthcare provider will help determine if COVID-19 medications are appropriate for you.
  • Make a free Color Health Telehealth Appointment for COVID-19 treatment.
    • Completing the intake form to request a consultation should take you approximately 5 minutes. If the information provided indicates you may be eligible for treatment, you will be given a link for a video consultation with a health care provider.
    • This service is currently provided by the WA DOH in collaboration with Color Health.


Have additional questions about COVID-19?
Call us at (509) 524-2647

COVID-19 Data and Trends
Walla Walla County Respiratory Disease Dashboard