Topic: Safety

One New COVID Case On San Juan, One On Lopez

Written on March 27, 2021 at 1:47 pm, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, March 19, the total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 129 to 131. There are nine close con­tacts of pos­i­tive cas­es cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. Orcas Island There are no new cas­es on Orcas Island since the last update and no con­firmed pos­i­tive cas­es  Con­tin­ue Reading

PeaceHealth To Distribute 80 First-Dose COVID Vaccines This Week

Written on March 26, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Peace­Health Peace­Health Peace Island Med­ical Cen­ter in Fri­day Har­bor will have 80 pri­ma­ry dos­es of the Mod­er­na vac­cine to dis­trib­ute this week. Peace­Health is now vac­ci­nat­ing indi­vid­u­als in the 1B1 and 1B2 cat­e­gories per state eli­gi­bil­i­ty guide­lines at its clin­ic sched­uled for Thurs­day, March 25. No affil­i­a­tion with Peace­Health is required. Peo­ple in these cat­e­gories  Con­tin­ue Reading

Demand Lowers For COVID Vaccines In San Juans As State Increases Eligibility

Written on March 24, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty In a wel­come sign of progress, the vac­cine reg­is­tra­tion win­dow on Mon­day, March 22, had slots avail­able for almost five hours after open­ing. While the out­reach to those who are eli­gi­ble but not yet vac­ci­nat­ed con­tin­ues, this decreased demand indi­cates the appro­pri­ate­ness of expand­ing eli­gi­bil­i­ty fur­ther. As per a recent deci­sion  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Fire And Rescue Stops Apartment Kitchen Fire

Written on March 22, 2021 at 7:42 am, by

From San Juan Fire and Res­cue On Sat­ur­day, March 20, quick action by chil­dren, neigh­bors and San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue pre­vent­ed a small kitchen appli­ance fire from spread­ing or caus­ing any injuries. While chil­dren were play­ing out­side of a mul­ti-fam­i­­ly res­i­dence, they were inter­rupt­ed by a loud fire alarm from one of the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ferry Workers Eligible For Vaccine, WSF Reminds Travelers To Limit Trips

Written on March 22, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries Please con­tin­ue to lim­it fer­ry trav­el to essen­tial trips. Despite increas­ing COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tions and low­er case num­bers, the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion still rec­om­mends we delay trav­el if pos­si­ble. That’s why we con­tin­ue to ask the pub­lic to lim­it rides on our fer­ries to essen­tial pur­pos­es only. If you must  Con­tin­ue Reading

PeaceHealth To Receive 50 First-Dose COVID Vaccines This Week

Written on March 20, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Peace­Health On March 17, the Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Health expand­ed vac­ci­na­tion to peo­ple in the Phase 1B Tier 2 eli­gi­bil­i­ty cat­e­go­ry. This cat­e­go­ry includes high-risk crit­i­cal work­ers who work in cer­tain con­gre­gate set­tings: agri­cul­ture; fish­ing ves­sel crews; food pro­cess­ing; gro­cery stores; cor­rec­tions; pris­ons, jails or deten­tion cen­ters; pub­lic tran­sit; remain­ing first respon­ders, and  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Opens Monday

Written on March 19, 2021 at 9:54 pm, by

From San Juan Coun­ty San Juan Coun­ty Health and Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices will be open­ing reg­is­tra­tion for first dose vac­cine appoint­ments on at 9 a.m., Mon­day, March 22. These clin­ics will be on Orcas and San Juan Island. Those who are eli­gi­ble and wish to reg­is­ter for an appoint­ment should go to www.sanjuanco.com/1737/COVID-Vaccine-Info at 9 a.m., Mon­day,  Con­tin­ue Reading

No New COVID-19 Cases In San Juan Islands For Fourth Consecutive Week

Written on March 19, 2021 at 9:45 pm, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, March 12, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have remained steady at 129. There are zero close con­tacts of a pos­i­tive case cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. Orcas Island There are no new cas­es on Orcas Island since the last update and no con­firmed pos­i­tive cas­es under active  Con­tin­ue Reading