Topic: Safety

Registration For County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Opens Monday

Written on March 5, 2021 at 9:36 pm, by

From San Juan Coun­ty San Juan Coun­ty Health and Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices will be open­ing reg­is­tra­tion for a very lim­it­ed num­ber of first dose vac­cine appoint­ments at 9 a.m., Mon­day, March 8. San Juan Island Clin­ic: Tues­day, March 9, 50 slots. Orcas Island Clin­ic: Fri­day, March 12, 40 slots. Those who are eli­gi­ble and wish to reg­is­ter for  Con­tin­ue Reading

No New COVID-19 Cases In San Juans For Second Week

Written on March 5, 2021 at 9:17 pm, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, Feb. 26, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have remained steady at 129. Note that there are 0 close con­tacts of a pos­i­tive case cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. Orcas Island There are no new cas­es on Orcas Island since the last update. There are no pos­i­tive  Con­tin­ue Reading

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PeaceHealth Receives Second-Dose Vaccine For 100 Patients

Written on March 5, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Peace­Health COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tions are top of mind for every­one right now. That’s why we pro­vide you with the lat­est news and updates on vac­cine eli­gi­bil­i­ty and avail­abil­i­ty at Peace­Health.  On San Juan Island, as of March 4, Peace­Health received a small num­ber of Mod­er­na boost­er, or sec­ond dose, vac­cines this week. This sup­ply is ade­quate  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Prosecutor Urges Legislature To Correct State Supreme Court Drug Ruling

Written on March 3, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

By Ran­dall Gay­lord, San Juan Coun­ty Pros­e­cut­ing Attor­ney On Thurs­day, Feb. 25, a nar­row major­i­ty of the Wash­ing­ton Supreme Court ruled uncon­sti­tu­tion­al a state statute mak­ing it unlaw­ful to pos­sess con­trolled sub­stances upend­ing a 50-year-old statute and tens of thou­sands of crim­i­nal con­vic­tions in Wash­ing­ton state. “I don’t expect to see meth and hero­in users open­ly  Con­tin­ue Reading

No New COVID-19 Cases This Week In San Juans

Written on February 26, 2021 at 8:17 pm, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, Feb. 19, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have remained steady at 129. There is one close con­tact of a pos­i­tive case cur­rent­ly in active quar­an­tine. Orcas Island There are no new cas­es on Orcas Island since the last update. There are no pos­i­tive cas­es  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Scams

Written on February 26, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Sher­if­f’s Office We are cur­rent­ly expe­ri­enc­ing a large num­ber of scam phone calls where the caller is stat­ing he is Sgt. Peter of the San Juan Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office. After stat­ing the vic­tim has an arrest war­rant, they are demand­ing mon­ey be trans­ferred to their account to pre­vent an arrest. If  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County COVID-19 Second Dose Q&A

Written on February 25, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty As the vac­cine con­tin­ues to roll out, an increas­ing num­ber of islanders are receiv­ing their sec­ond dos­es. Below is some key infor­ma­tion to keep in mind.  1. When it is time to sched­ule your sec­ond dose, you’ll get an email from a sanjuanco.com email address with the link to reg­is­ter. 2. You may  Con­tin­ue Reading

Some Visitors Allowed In Peace Island Medical Center

Written on February 21, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Peace­Health Peace­Health Peace Island Med­ical Cen­ter con­tin­ues to mon­i­tor the preva­lence of COVID-19 in our com­mu­ni­ty to ensure the health and safe­ty of our patients, vis­i­tors and staff mem­bers until COVID-19 is no longer a pub­lic health threat. On Fri­day, Feb. 19, we adjust­ed our vis­i­tor pol­i­cy to allow for lim­it­ed vis­i­tor access at  Con­tin­ue Reading