This page is being reviewed for updates. The Washington State Department of Health has updated its guidance for what to do if you are sick with COVID-19 or were exposed to COVID-19. This page may have content that is inconsistent with the new guidance.

We now know that COVID-19 is here to stay for the foreseeable future. It’s important to understand how to live our lives while keeping ourselves, loved ones and community as safe as possible. How can we do that? By using all the tools we’ve learned so far: staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, getting tested and staying home if sick or exposed, wearing a mask in crowds, and keeping our distance.

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Stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccines

Updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccines are the number one defense against infection and serious illness.


Know when to test

Reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 by testing if you feel sick, attending a gathering, or been exposed to COVID-19.


Wear a mask

Wearing a mask is proven to slow the spread of COVID-19 and are still required in some settings.


If You Have COVID-19 Now

Check the latest guidelines

Stay home and away from others, and follow the latest isolation guidelines.

Get treatment

Contact your health care provider to explore your treatment options. Telehealth is also available to those who qualify.

Get recovery support with Care Connect

Get meal and medication delivery, childcare, and other services while recovering from COVID-19.

Learn about long COVID

People with COVID-19 can have symptoms that last weeks to years after infection. 

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