Cowlitz COVID-19 Incident Management Team


County, Cities, Public Health and Safety, and Emergency Services entities from throughout Cowlitz County have joined to activate an Incident Management Team (IMT) in order to better coordinate the local response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The team will include representatives from Cowlitz County Department of Health and Human Services, and Peacehealth St. John’s Medical Center.

An Incident Management Team (IMT) provides incident management support during incidents or events that exceed an individual jurisdictions or agency’s capability or capacity. Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue Chief Dave LaFave has been designated as the Incident Commander and the team will operate under the National Incident Management’s Incident Command Structure. 

The Cowlitz County Incident Management Team (IMT) is providing this site to keep residents informed and provide resources for the community during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Daily Data Summary

Daily COVID-19 Data Summaries are now posted on Cowlitz County Health & Human Services COVID-19 webpages. The daily summary of cases, deaths, and demographics are updated each morning after 9:00 am.  Additional COVID-19 case data reports, frequently asked questions, and more are also available on the Cowlitz County Health & Human Services COVID-19 webpages.


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