Topic: Government

Joint Meeting, SJCPHD1 and SJIFR

Written on July 25, 2020 at 7:05 am, by

San Juan Coun­ty Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict No. 1 is pro­vid­ing notice of a Spe­cial Meet­ing to be held joint­ly with San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue on Tues­day July 28, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. This meet­ing will be online due to COVID-19: mem­bers of the pub­lic may call 509–824‑1884 and enter 919 848 360# This meet­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Update to County Reporting Process

Written on July 25, 2020 at 7:05 am, by

As pos­i­tive test results con­tin­ue to occur in San Juan Coun­ty, the Coun­ty COVID-19 Response Team is going to adjust the report­ing strat­e­gy and sched­ule. Going for­ward:   — The Case Count Page will be updat­ed when pos­i­tive test results are received and ini­tial inves­ti­ga­tion has con­firmed the result.  — A week­ly sum­ma­ry of pos­i­tive  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Restrictions From Governor Inslee

Written on July 24, 2020 at 9:12 am, by

On July 23, Gov­er­nor Inslee issued new require­ments for all of Wash­ing­ton State in response to increas­ing infec­tions. In addi­tion, Wash­ing­ton Sec­re­tary of Health Wies­man added addi­tion­al require­ments to the exist­ing face cov­er­ing order. Below is some pre­lim­i­nary infor­ma­tion on what the new require­ments mean for San Juan Coun­ty. This sum­ma­ry is based on ini­tial infor­ma­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Case on San Juan Island

Written on July 23, 2020 at 4:52 pm, by

One new pos­i­tive COVID-19 case has been report­ed on San Juan Island, which brings the total num­ber of cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty to date to 26. The ini­tial case inves­ti­ga­tion is com­plete. A small num­ber of close con­tacts have been iden­ti­fied and are in quar­an­tine and the patient is iso­lat­ing. The find­ings from the  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Case on Orcas Island, Update on Recent San Juan Cases

Written on July 23, 2020 at 6:23 am, by

One new pos­i­tive COVID-19 case has been report­ed on Orcas Island, which brings the total num­ber of cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty to date to 25. The ini­tial case inves­ti­ga­tion is com­plete. Close con­tacts are in quar­an­tine and the patient is iso­lat­ing. The find­ings from the case inves­ti­ga­tion sug­gest the trans­mis­sion source was a large  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter in Support of Ryan Palmateer

Written on July 22, 2020 at 6:40 am, by

In the San Juan Update mail­bag this morn­ing we find this let­ter from Karin Agos­ta… A friend asked me yes­ter­day about Ryan Palma­teer’s strengths as a can­di­date for San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil Dis­trict 1. This is a great ques­tion in today’s con­fus­ing, demand­ing world. Here’s what I wrote her: First, his work in sus­tain­able con­struc­tion plus  Con­tin­ue Reading

Port Meeting Today

Written on July 22, 2020 at 6:23 am, by

The Port of Fri­day Har­bor will hold a Port Com­mis­sion Meet­ing (Call in Infor­ma­tion Below) Wednes­day July 22, 2020 at 12pm Spe­cial Meet­ing Agen­da The pub­lic is pro­hib­it­ed from attend­ing in per­son due to COVID-19 restric­tions but may dial into the meet­ing via the link list­ed below. Com­ments can be e‑mailed to the Port or addressed  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Cases on San Juan Island

Written on July 17, 2020 at 5:11 am, by

Two new pos­i­tive COVID-19 cas­es have been report­ed on San Juan Island. These cas­es were iden­ti­fied through test­ing of close con­tacts of a pre­vi­ous case. All three indi­vid­u­als are self-iso­lat­ing at home. Total num­ber of cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty to date is now 24. This is a good oppor­tu­ni­ty to empha­size the fol­low­ing crit­i­cal information: