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Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that The Jefferson County Board of Health has called for a public hearing on adoption of revisions to the Jefferson County Environmental Health Solid Waste Regulations (Ordinance 8.10). The public hearing will be held at the Board of Health Meeting on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 2:30 PM at the Jefferson County Public Health building, 615 Sheridan St., Port Townsend, WA 98368. Visit the Solid Waste Enforcement webpage for details. Click here to view the text of the proposed revisions.

 

Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board Member Opportunity:

Jefferson County Commissioners are seeking individuals to fill vacant positions on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board. Interested applicants should submit a written statement of interest to the Board of County Commissioners, P.O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or jeffbocc@co.jefferson.wa.us. This is a non-paid position. Visit the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board webpage for more information.

 

Update of health data and demographics of Jefferson County citizens:

Watch us work as a compilation of data from a growing health database about the people of Jefferson County is in the process of being updated. Jefferson Healthcare and Jefferson County Public Health are leading a review of updated data about Jefferson County. This information will help policy makers plan future actions.  Indicators of community need, changes, and updates will be shared at this web page as they become available. In early 2014 four modules will be reviewed and posted here as they are completed. Executive summary work will be completed in June 2014.
Learn more: 

2014 Community Health Assessment - Part One

2014 Community Health Assessment - Part Two
2014 Community Health Assessment - Part Three
2014 Community Health Assessment - Part Four: Work book to action

 

Qualified Health Plan Open Enrollment is Closed

The next upcoming Qualified Health Plan Open Enrollment is November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015.

You may still qualify for insurance now if you are low income or have a qualifying life event. Go to Jefferson County Public Health's Health Insurance 2014 webpage for more information.

 

Port Townsend Paper Corp. Community Impact Line

Complaints about odor can be made directly to the State Department of Ecology at 360-407-7393 or email Angela Fritz at angela.fritz@ecy.wa.gov.
The general information number for the Port Townsend Paper Corp. now accepts information about impacts to the community. The number is (360) 379-4224.

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