Topic: Health & Wellness

SJCHT Says Thanks!

Written on June 8, 2020 at 1:35 pm, by

San Juan islanders, you are the best! The Board and Staff of the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Home Trust want to thank you for your great response to our recent Appeal. This was made in order to set up an Emer­gency Fund for our home own­ers, who have had hours cut back or have lost jobs  Con­tin­ue Reading

John Miller Shares a Photo

Written on June 7, 2020 at 6:56 am, by

John Miller saw this on Roche Har­bor road the oth­er day. He said: “It reminds me of the old Bur­ma Shave signs of years past, pro­ject­ing an impor­tant mes­sage.” Thanks for shar­ing John!

Reopening Services at the Library

Written on June 6, 2020 at 10:01 am, by

Here’s a note from the Library about their reopen­ing plan… Dear Friends, Since our coun­ty has moved out of Phase 1 of the governor’s plan, we are look­ing for­ward to a step-by-step reopen­ing of the library. We are plan­ning to resume ser­vices gradually—initially with a lim­it­ed scope—because the health and safe­ty of our patrons, staff and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Medicare 101

Written on June 5, 2020 at 10:43 am, by

Do you find Medicare a mys­tery? Are you unsure which Medicare plan is best for you? Join SHIBA online for a vir­tu­al Medicare 101 class where we will cov­er the “A, B, C, Ds” of Medicare. Our cer­ti­fied SHIBA vol­un­teers will be avail­able to answer all of your ques­tions. Tues­day, July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm  Con­tin­ue Reading

Mask Distribution to San Juan County Businesses

Written on June 4, 2020 at 5:22 pm, by

In order to help sup­port the busi­ness com­mu­ni­ty, San Juan Coun­ty has acquired a stock­pile of more than 7,000 sim­ple face cov­er­ings to dis­trib­ute to local busi­ness­es. The intent is for small quan­ti­ties to be on hand in the event cus­tomers or clients for­get their face cov­er­ing or oth­er­wise arrive with­out one. Coun­ty staff and lead­ers  Con­tin­ue Reading

Current sailing schedules to continue after June 20

Written on June 4, 2020 at 5:12 pm, by

This just in from Amy Scar­ton, Assis­tant Sec­re­tary, WSDOT/Ferries Divi­sion… Ear­li­er this year, we adjust­ed our sched­ules in response to a dras­tic, sys­tem-wide drop in demand due to the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. At the time, we decid­ed to keep these ser­vice changes in place through June 20. Now that we’re in June, I want you to know  Con­tin­ue Reading

Updated Health Officer Order on Transient Lodging

Written on June 3, 2020 at 1:47 pm, by

On Wednes­day June 3rd, San Juan Coun­ty Health Offi­cer Dr. Frank James signed a new order (June 3rd, Order 2020–7) that mod­i­fies the pre­vi­ous lim­its on tran­sient lodg­ing in San Juan Coun­ty. What are the Details? All tran­sient lodg­ing oper­a­tors are allowed to oper­ate at 50% capac­i­ty, pro­vid­ed they adhere to spe­cif­ic safe­ty guide­lines released  Con­tin­ue Reading

Griffin Bay Bookstore Is Open Again

Written on June 3, 2020 at 11:30 am, by

Shop Tues­day through Sat­ur­day, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Order­ing & Curb­side Pick­up Still Avail­able  Lau­ra Nor­ris and Grif­fin Bay Book­store staff are excit­ed to wel­come the com­mu­ni­ty back to the book­store. Thanks to an out­pour­ing of sup­port, con­tin­u­al mes­sages of encour­age­ment, and steady cus­tomer orders, thanks to our community’s spir­it of good­will and recog­ni­tion of  Con­tin­ue Reading