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Posted on: March 3, 2021

SPECIAL MEETING of the Jefferson County Commissioners Tuesday 03/09/21 at 8:30 a.m.

A Special Meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners Retreat is scheduled for Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 8:30 p.m. 

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COVID-19 NOTICE:

NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE ALLOWED

(Per the May 29, 2020 Jefferson County Public Health Offic...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Doing Business Remotely with Jefferson County: Updated August 25

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

UPDATE to Jefferson County OperatIons November 23, 2020

Jefferson County Courts:

Superior Court:

Superior Court Judge Keith Harper on November 20, 2020 ordered that the Jefferson County Superior Court suspend all in-person criminal and civil jury trials that were to begin prior to January 25, 2021

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

ICG APPROVES COVID-19 RECOVERY & RESILIENCE ACTION PLAN

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF THE COVID-19 RECOVERY & RESILIENCE ACTION PLAN

The Intergovernmental Collaborative Group (ICG), comprised of the elected officials of Jefferson County, the City of Port Townsend, the Port of Port Townsend and Jefferson PUD, held a...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

FOREST THINNING TO BEGIN FEBRUARY 15

The Larry Scott Trailhead County Park wil be closed for forest thinning, but the trail and parking lot will remain open. Areas to be closed during harvest will be marked with signs and flagging. It’s located at Cape George Rd, west to Sand Rd, a...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

2018 Code Effective Date retracted to Feb 1

The current effective date of the 2018 building code is February 1, 2021. Any building plans received through April 30, 2021 will be accepted by Jefferson County under both the 2015 or 2018 Building Codes. This includes International Codes, Washington Sta...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Renting Out Your Home

The following standards apply to all short-term (less than 30 days) transient rentals of single-family residential units and guest houses (ADUs) or portions thereof: (a) The transient residence or guest house shall be operated in a way that will prevent u...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Reconsideration of Marrowstone Decision MLA17-00019

Pursuant to UDC 18.40.310 (found here: http://www.codepublishing.com/WA/JeffersonCounty/?JeffersonCounty18/JeffersonCounty18.html), the applicant had 5 business days from the date of the hearing examiner's decision (October 31, 2017) to submit a reconside...

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Marrowstone Cannabis
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Report and Decision Issued for Marrowstone Cannabis Case

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The request for a cottage industry permit and conditional use permit to allow marijuana processing and production on a site located at 9272 Flagler Road, Nordland, is hereby denied with prejudice.

The decision details for MLA17-00019 has been issue...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Marine Biotoxins Found in Discovery Bay Shellfish

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January 14, 2021For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – Recent shellfish testing has shown elevated levels of the marine biotoxin that causes ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Port Ludlow No Water Contact Advisory Removed

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January 8, 2021For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Ludlow – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will remove the No Water Contact Advisory for Port Ludlow Ba...

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Jefferson County Invites Applications For Open Space Projects

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January 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Tami Pokorny

Natural Resources Program Coordinator

Jefferson County Public Health

(360) 379-4498 

tpokorny@co.jefferson.wa.us 

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR OPEN SPACE PROJECTS...

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Port Ludlow Water Contact Advisory.

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January 5, 2021For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Ludlow – Olympic Water & Sewer, Inc. reported a bypass of sewage at their wastewater treatment facility...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Shellfish Biotoxin Declines, Some Closures Remain

December 8, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – Recent testing from the Department of Health (DOH) shows continued declines in Paralytic Shellf...

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Port Townsend No Water Contact Advisory Removed

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November 23, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

Port Townsend – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has removed the No Water Contact Advisory for Port Townsend ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Some Shellfish Biotoxin Closures Lifted

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November 20, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

The marine algae that produces Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) in shellfish are declining in many areas of Jefferson Cou...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Port Townsend No Water Contact Advisory Continues

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November 19, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – Water samples taken by Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) in Port Townsend Bay near Monroe ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Port Townsend Water Contact Advisory

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November 17, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – The City of Port Townsend reported a sewage overflow at the intersection of Water and Monroe Streets in ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

National Disability Employment Month

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October 26, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anna McEnery, Developmental Disabilities CoordinatorJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9400 

October is National Disability Employment month. Please join Jefferson County Public Health, the Develo...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities (DD) Program Community Surveys

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October 2, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anna McEnery, Developmental Disability CoordinatorJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9400

Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities (DD) Program is conducting a survey to assess community knowledge of ser...

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Public Health News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Jefferson County’s CHIP Program Receives $1,000,000 Federal Grant

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September 11, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Lori Fleming, CHIP Co-Exec / Grant Project DirectorJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9400 x 441

Jefferson County's Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) has been awarded a $1,000,000 federal...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Access to Dental Care - Smile Mobile comes to Jefferson County

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July 1, 2020For Immediate ReleaseKaren ObermeyerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9400

The Arcora Foundation-SmileMobile, a brightly painted 39-foot dental clinic on wheels, will return to Chimacum the week of July 7–15 and park at the Tri-Ar...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Access to Dental Care - Smile Mobile comes to Port Townsend

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February 27, 2019

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Karen ObermeyerJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9417

Access to Dental Care - Smile Mobile Comes to Port Townsend

Port Townsend, WA – Jefferson County Public Health is hosting the Smile Mobile &...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

UW Olympic Natural Resources Center (ONRC) Meeting 1/15 4-6pm

January 9, 2019

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Tami PokornyJefferson County Environmental Public Health(360) 379-4498, tpokorny@co.jefferson.wa.us

 UW Olympic Natural Resources Center (ONRC)

Port Townsend - Announcing the UW Olympic Natural Resources...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Students get more support for healthy choices

January 11, 2019

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Denise BankerJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9417

Students get more support for healthy choices

Port Townsend, WA –Jefferson County Public Health has secured funding to reduce underage substanc...

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Public Health News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

WA Healthplanfinder's Open Enrollment

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October 5, 2017

For Immediate Release 

Jefferson County Community Health

360.385.9400

Need Health Insurance? Open EnrollmentRuns November 1, 2017 through January 15, 2018

Port Townsend – Jefferson County Public Health is reminding e...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Oak Bay Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins; Other Areas Open

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October 13, 2017

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health(360) 385-9444 ext. 301

Oak Bay Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins; Other Areas Open

Port Townsend – Shellfish from Oak Bay have been found to have high l...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Dept. of Health Urges Recreational Shellfish Harvesters to Follow ‘Three Cs’

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August 31, 2017

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health(360) 385-9444 ext. 301

Dept. of Health Urges Recreational Shellfish Harvesters to Follow ‘Three Cs’

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Lethal Levels of Shellfish Biotoxin Found at Fort Flagler; Port Townsend Bay Closes

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August 30, 2017

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health(360) 385-9444 ext. 301

Lethal Levels of Shellfish Biotoxin Found at Fort Flagler; Port Townsend Bay Closes

Port Townsend – Marine biotoxins that cause...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

26 Local Eateries Receive the 2016 Award for Safe Food Handling

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August 30th, 2017For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Stuart Whitford, DirectorJefferson County Environmental Health & Water Quality (360) 385-9444 x411

26 Local Eateries Receive the 2016 Award for Safe Food Handling

Representatives from 10 ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Back to School Immunization Clinics Available

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August 21, 2017

For Immediate Release 

Contact:  Margi Boyd

Jefferson County Community Health

(360) 385-9400 

Jefferson County – It’s time for back-to-school immunizations and numerous Jefferson County cl...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Port Ludlow including Mats Mats Bay Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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August 24th, 2017For Immediate ReleaseContact: Mike DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health(360) 385-9444 ext. 301

Port Ludlow including Mats Mats Bay Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

Port Townsend – Shellfish samples from Port Ludlow have been ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Admiralty Inlet South to Kinney Point on Marrowstone Island Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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August 23, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Stuart Whitford, DirectorJefferson County Environmental Health & Water Quality360.385.9411info@jeffersoncounty.publichealth.org

Admiralty Inlet South to Kinney Point on Marrowstone Island Closed Du...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Gibbs Lake Closed Due to Toxin

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For Immediate Release

Contact:

Michael Dawson

Jefferson County Environmental Health

(360) 385-9444 x301

Port Townsend – High levels of the toxin microcystin were detected in a water sample taken from Gibbs Lake on Monday, August 14. The toxin level is 9.5 micr...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Hot Weather Safety for the Summer Months

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August 14, 2017

For Immediate Release 

Contact:  Kathy Anderson

Jefferson County Community Health

(360) 385-9400 – Clinic

Port Townsend – A reminder we still have quite a bit of summer left, and the warmer weather gives us an opportu...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Port Townsend Bay, Kilisut Harbor and Mystery Bay Shellfish Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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July 19, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Michael DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health360.385.9444 x301info@jeffersoncounty.publichealth.org

Port Townsend Bay, Kilisut Harbor and Mystery Bay Shellfish Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Sports Physicals Available for Student Athletes

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For Immediate Release Contact: Department of Public Health360.385.9400info@jeffersoncounty.publichealth.org

Sports Physicals Available for Student AthletesThe Jefferson County School Based Health Centers (SBHC) is offering sports physicals. Any in...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Discovery Bay and the Strait of Juan de Fuca Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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For Immediate Release

Contact:

Michael Dawson

Jefferson County Environmental Health

(360) 385-9444 x301

Discovery Bay and the Strait of Juan de Fuca Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

Port Townsend – Shellfish samples from Discovery Bay have been found to contain e...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Anderson Lake Closed Due to Toxins

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For Immediate Release

Contact:

Michael Dawson

Jefferson County Environmental Health

(360) 385-9444 x301

Port Townsend –High levels of the potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a were detected in a water sample taken from Anderson Lake on Monday, May 22. &n...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Lake Leland boat launch closure postponed

Due to weather concerns the construction project at Lake Leland Park Boat Ramp area scheduled for March 8th-10th, 2021 is postponed. The boat ramp will be open on March 8th-10th, 2021. The new project dates are not known yet, please watch for more informa...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Cape George Trailhead Park Forestry Project

A forestry project will begin on February 15, 2021 at the Cape George Trailhead County Park. The project will be done in sections, beginning with the northwest section.  The Larry Scott Trail and parking area will remain open, but all side trails...

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