COVID-19 (coronavirus) Information


COVID-19: Community Briefing Wednesdays

How can I watch the briefings? 

There are several ways you can watch! You can watch live on Channel 10, or the following day at 9AM, 2PM, and 6PM. If you want to watch the meeting live on the City’s website click Watch Meetings and at 4 pm when the Mayor starts her briefing there will be an option to "watch live" on your computer! We will also be putting the link out on the City’s Social Media pages to view. 

Next Briefing: October 21, 2020 

You can view Mayor Gere’s October 7th COVID-19 Briefing on the City’s website, via the City’s YouTube, and the briefing PDF can be viewed here. The Mayor’s Briefing will keep you up to date on the latest from the Governor’s Office (there are a lot of Phase 2 updates this week!), tell you about new library virtual events, and give you a recap of the Mayor’s Budget Message for the proposed 2021 Budget. If you subscribe to the City’s YouTube Channel you will be notified when new videos are added! 

Mayor Gere will be hosting a COVID-19: Community Briefing next Wednesday October 21, 2020. The Mayor will address your questions so if you would like to submit a question please call 360-299-1950 and leave your question in a voicemail, email them to, you can submit questions electronically through the new eComment feature before 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Skagit County to Remain in Phase 2 of Safe Start plan

Phase 2 allows for the reopening of some in-person retail, professional services, personal services and restaurants with up to fifty percent capacity. Businesses must be able to comply with issued guidelines on physical distancing and hygiene. Additionally, you are now allowed to gather with five or fewer people from outside of your immediate household per week. Gatherings with more people are still prohibited and considered unsafe. For more information and complete guidance on requirements for businesses to reopen, please visit or

The City’s primary goals are to protect employee safety and public health, while ensuring critical City services continue. Community transmission of COVID-19 is happening in Skagit County. It is our duty to take responsibility for the well-being of our community members and strictly follow the guidelines set by Skagit County Public Health and the CDC to protect the most vulnerable in our community. 

If you need resources in other languages please see the compiled list form the Office of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance.

Previous Briefings 

Map of Cases by Zip Code

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The City of Anacortes wants to provide accessible information to the community in these uncertain times. 

Skagit County Public Health is our primary source of information for COVID-19 (coronavirus). All inquires regarding the illness should be directed to our partners at the Skagit County Health Department at 360-416-1500.

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