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Confirmed COVID-19 Case Transport

Ocean Shore Fire Department

The Ocean Shores Fire Department recently transported a patient that tested positive for COVID-19. The crew involved on the call took all available and necessary precautions during the transport while in contact with the patient. After returning from the transport the crew took all decontamination measures set forth by the Grays Harbor County EMS protocol. Per the Washington State Department of Health, our members were not considered to be an exposure risk to the Virus, and none of them have shown any signs or symptoms associated with the COVID-19. The Ocean Shores Fire Department crew responded to the county to contact the patient. No other demographic information on the patient can be disclosed per the H.I.P.A.A. (Health Insurance, Portability, and Accountability Act) laws. 

The Ocean Shores Fire Department is asking for your cooperation with the following:

    If you are experiencing any of these symptoms;

  • Fever

  • Cough

  • Difficulty breathing

    And you feel you must go to the hospital, please call 911 and we will come to you.

Our firefighters are routinely cleaning and disinfecting stations and equipment to maintain the fire department’s readiness and health. Because of the high volume of calls that the fire department routinely responds to we are implementing measures to limit any extra activities that can be temporarily avoided. 

Until further notice:

  • We have suspended station tours or station visits

  • We have suspended any ride alongs or students

  • We are not currently accepting any donations

We are available for questions at our business phone number:


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