Topic: Safety

San Juan County Mask Order Still in Place, Despite CDC Recommendation

Written on May 16, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

Offi­cials Say Indoor Mask­ing Pro­tects Unvac­ci­nat­ed Chil­dren   From San Juan Coun­ty The Cen­ter for Dis­ease Con­trol has recent­ly released new guid­ance on wear­ing masks for ful­ly vac­ci­nat­ed indi­vid­u­als. That announce­ment has been fol­lowed by the governor’s deci­sion to more or less match the CDC guid­ance. Ful­ly vac­ci­nat­ed means two weeks past your final shot. This  Con­tin­ue Reading

One New COVID Case on San Juan Island

Written on May 16, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, May, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 179 to 180. There are four close con­tacts of pos­i­tive cas­es cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. There is one new case on San Juan Island since the last update. This new case is a close con­tact a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Landlord Charged after Hidden Camera Found in Rental

Written on May 15, 2021 at 9:02 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Sher­if­f’s Office   On April 28, the San Juan Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office inves­ti­gat­ed a report of a hid­den cam­era locat­ed in the bed­room of a Fri­day Har­bor res­i­dence.   The land­lord Ryan H. Ben­nett was charged with res­i­den­tial bur­glary with sex­u­al moti­va­tion and voyeurism.   Future court dates were set and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ages 12 and Up can Register for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez

Written on May 14, 2021 at 6:59 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Ages 12 and old­er can now reg­is­ter for COVID-19 vac­cine clin­ics on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands. Find full details and links to reg­is­ter at www.sanjuanco.com/1737/COVID-Vaccine-Info. This is the Pfiz­er vac­cine. It was approved for use with those 12 years and old­er May 12. The sec­ond shots will be three weeks  Con­tin­ue Reading

Three New COVID Cases on San Juan Island, County Expects Pfizer Vaccine to be Approved for Children Soon

Written on May 8, 2021 at 10:21 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, April 23, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 176 to 179. There are six close con­tacts of pos­i­tive cas­es cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. San Juan Island There are three new cas­es on San Juan Island since the last update. Two of the new  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County has 0 Reported COVID Deaths, Leads Nation in Vaccinations

Written on May 8, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty San Juan Coun­ty is lead­ing the way in COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tion rates. The coun­ty has also not had a death relat­ed to the coro­n­avirus. Mass clin­ics will no longer be offered local­ly. Look for a more tar­get­ed vax effort going for­ward. Kids are at risk, but we are hope­ful that ages 12  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan is First County in State to Vaccinate over 60% of Population

Written on May 6, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty It’s a race against COVID, not oth­er juris­dic­tions, but San Juan Coun­ty is the first in Wash­ing­ton to crack 60% for the per­cent­age of pop­u­la­tion ini­ti­at­ing vac­ci­na­tion, accord­ing to the state depart­ment of health.  These num­bers include those who received their shots on the main­land and list­ed a San Juan Coun­ty  Con­tin­ue Reading

Free Walk-In COVID Vaccine Clinic Tuesday at San Juan County Fairgrounds

Written on May 2, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty A walk-in John­son & John­son sin­­gle-dose vac­cine clin­ic will be held 1–2:30 p.m. Tues­day, May 4 at the San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds.  If you can, reg­is­ter in advance here, or use the QR code above. Or just show up and we’ll get you quick­ly signed up at the door. Please help spread the  Con­tin­ue Reading