Topic: Health & Wellness

Election Results and the Hospital District

Written on November 10, 2021 at 5:48 am, by

The fol­low­ing was sub­mit­ted by SJI Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict #1… We want to thank the pub­lic for their trust in fund­ing the expan­sion of long-term care on San Juan Island. The pas­sage of the hos­pi­tal district’s lid lift opens fund­ing to acquire the Vil­lage at the Har­bor, expand it to pro­vide 20 — 30 Med­ic­aid  Con­tin­ue Reading

Booster Clinics

Written on November 9, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

Peace­Health Peace Island Hold­ing Vac­cine Boost­er Clin­ics  Fri­day Har­bor, Wash. – Peace­Health Med­ical Group Fam­i­ly Med­i­cine at Peace­Health Peace Island is offer­ing the Mod­er­na COVID-19 vac­cine for boost­er shots and pri­ma­ry immu­niza­tions by appoint­ment. All clin­ics will be held at Peace­Health Peace Island Med­ical Cen­ter, 1117 Spring St. To sched­ule an appoint­ment call 360–378‑1756. The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Severe Weather Shelter Orientation/Training

Written on November 8, 2021 at 5:44 am, by

Friends, it’s that time of year, where the “sug­ges­tion” of very cold weath­er is loud and clear! We are hop­ing to put togeth­er a team of vol­un­teers to open the Severe Weath­er Shel­ter this year. Can you come to an Orientation/Training? It’s on Sat­ur­day, N0vember 13 from 9am to 11am at Islands Com­mu­ni­ty Church. (that’s at  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJI Residents with Parkinson’s Disease Needed for Research Study

Written on November 6, 2021 at 1:38 pm, by

PADs is look­ing for vol­un­teers who live on San Juan Island and have been diag­nosed with Parkinson’s Dis­ease to par­tic­i­pate in a nov­el research study to deter­mine whether a rela­tion­ship exists between a proven mark­er of neu­ro­log­i­cal dis­ease (ND) and the alert respons­es of the Parkinson’s Alert Dogs. If you are famil­iar with PADs, then you  Con­tin­ue Reading

Weekly Covid Case Update

Written on November 6, 2021 at 9:42 am, by

CORRECTION — This arti­cle has been cor­rect­ed since it was first pub­lished… Since the last update on Fri­day Octo­ber 29th, there have been 4 new con­firmed or prob­a­ble cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty. Cur­rent case count is now 357. This means that approx­i­mate­ly 1 of every 48 island res­i­dents have become infect­ed with COVID since  Con­tin­ue Reading

Pediatric Vaccination Appointments Now Available: Ages 5–11

Written on November 3, 2021 at 5:56 pm, by

With FDA and CDC approval of the Pfiz­er vac­cine for those ages 5 to 11 now grant­ed, San Juan Coun­ty Health & Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices has opened reg­is­tra­tion for a series of pedi­atric clin­ics start­ing on Novem­ber 15th and last­ing through the end of Decem­ber. Sec­ond dose clin­ics will be sched­uled at least three weeks after  Con­tin­ue Reading

Lifesaving Effort by Members of the Public on October 11th

Written on November 3, 2021 at 5:52 am, by

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Dave Kin­na­man and Joe Davis for their life­sav­ing efforts on Octo­ber 11, 2021. When a vis­i­tor to the store col­lapsed out­side Mar­ket­place in Fri­day Har­bor their quick action to ini­ti­ate CPR helped save a life. Med­ical Pro­gram Direc­tor Joshua Cor­sa, M.D., along with crews from San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue and San Juan  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJI Fire & Rescue is Seeking Volunteers

Written on November 3, 2021 at 5:38 am, by

Become a Vol­un­teer Emer­gency Respon­der with San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue  San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue (SJIF&R) is seek­ing vol­un­teers to join our com­pre­hen­sive emer­gency ser­vices agency, in a num­ber of roles to serve our islands’ com­mu­ni­ties. Become part of an emer­gency ser­vices orga­ni­za­tion with a cul­ture of team­work and cama­raderie, focused on  Con­tin­ue Reading