Topic: Safety

New COVID Cases on San Juan Island

Written on December 27, 2020 at 9:53 am, by

By San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, Dec. 18, the total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 75 to 78. All of the three new cas­es are on San Juan Island. Cur­rent pos­i­tive case num­bers are avail­able online at the coun­ty case count page. As indi­cat­ed on that page, these  Con­tin­ue Reading

County Finds Lax COVID Safety On Job Sites

Written on December 26, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By San Juan Coun­ty Recent San Juan Coun­ty COVID-19 case inves­ti­ga­tions have revealed a trend of lax COVID safe­ty pro­to­cols on var­i­ous con­struc­tion and build­ing sites across the islands. As in any work­place, con­sis­tent mask­ing is a crit­i­cal tool for pre­vent­ing dis­ease trans­mis­sion. Work done alone or out­side with greater than six feet of sep­a­ra­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading

Moderna COVID Vaccine Arrives to San Juans

Written on December 24, 2020 at 2:30 pm, by

High-risk Health Work­ers, First Respon­ders First In Line By San Juan Coun­ty San Juan Coun­ty Depart­ment of Health and Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices has just received a ship­ment of 600 dos­es of the recent­ly approved Mod­er­na COVID-19 vac­cine from the Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Health. Depart­ment staff is active­ly com­plet­ing the recent­ly released vac­cine-spe­­cif­ic train­ing, and these dos­es  Con­tin­ue Reading

Larsen Votes For Pandemic Relief

Written on December 22, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By Rep. Rick Larsen’s Office On Dec. 21, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) vot­ed to deliv­er much-need­ed relief to fam­i­lies and small busi­ness­es in North­west Wash­ing­ton who con­tin­ue to strug­gle from the effects of the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. “With a third wave of COVID-19 spread­ing across the coun­try, this long-over­­due pan­dem­ic relief pack­age address­es the con­tin­ued pub­lic  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Has Four New COVID Cases

Written on December 18, 2020 at 8:58 pm, by

By San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, Dec. 11, total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 71 to 75. All of the four new cas­es are on San Juan Island. Cur­rent pos­i­tive case num­bers are avail­able online on the coun­ty case count page. As indi­cat­ed on that page, these num­bers  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn Powerboat Safety In Online Classes

Written on December 17, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By Fri­day Har­bor Pow­er Squadron Advanced Power­boat Han­dling sem­i­nars will be held on Zoom, from 6:30–8:30 p.m., Mon­day, Jan. 18, Feb. 15 and March 15, 2021 The Jan. 18 class will cov­er close-quar­ter maneu­ver­ing. The Feb. 15 class will cov­er under­stand­ing sta­bil­i­ty and bal­ance and how your boat per­forms at sea. The March 15 class will  Con­tin­ue Reading

Update On School District Return To In-Person Learning

Written on December 14, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By Fred Woods, Super­in­ten­dent, San Juan Island School Dis­trict As we move into the final week before the schools’ win­ter break, I would like to take a moment to express my grat­i­tude for your sup­port dur­ing this unprece­dent­ed and dif­fi­cult time for our stu­dents and fam­i­lies. I also want to wish you the hap­pi­est of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Five New COVID Cases In San Juans

Written on December 13, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By San Juan Coun­ty Since the last update on Fri­day, Dec. 4, the total cas­es in San Juan Coun­ty have increased from 66 to 71. One of these new cas­es is on Orcas Island, and four are on San Juan Island. Cur­rent pos­i­tive case num­bers are avail­able online at the San Juan Coun­ty Case count  Con­tin­ue Reading