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Posted on: December 14, 2018

SPECIAL MEETING: LEOFF 1 Board

The LEOFF 1 Board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. in the County Administrator's Office Conference Room, Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA 

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

2019 Public Infrastructure Fund Proposals

The Jefferson County Public Infrastructure Fund (PIF) Board is accepting proposals from local public agencies to help finance public facilities serving economic development purposes in 2019 via grants and loans from the County’s Public Infrastructure Fund...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELLATION:

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners has
cancelled their regularly scheduled meeting for Monday, December 24, 2018. The regular meeting schedule will be resumedon Tuesday, January 7, 2019. Meetings are held the first four Mondays of eac...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Jefferson County 2019 Recommended Budget

Public comment on the Recommended 2019 Budget is invited at the Board of County Commissioners’ Public Hearing, 10:00 AM Monday, December 3 in the Jefferson County Courthouse. Written comments are also welcome up through the end of the hearing.

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Brinnon-Pleasant Harbor Master Planned Resort Dev Agreement

The Board approved an Ordinance amending Jefferson County Code to provide for development regulations of the Pleasant Harbor Master Planned Resort. That Ordinance and the attached regulations can be view HERE.

The Board approved an Ordinance adopting a dev...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Critical Areas Ordinance Update

Jefferson County is in the process of updating the Critical Areas Ordinance. Best available science documents and Planning Commission Agendas are available. Jefferson County is updating Chapter 18.22 of the Unified Development Code. The department began r...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Marrowstone Cannabis

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Hearing Scheduled 3-29-18 Regarding Marijuana Production Conditional Use Permit

The proposal is for a conditional use permit for Olympus Gardens, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board License #412943 Tier 3, 10,000 square foot of canopy ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

FEMA Floodplain Maps

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued preliminary maps showing revisions to the 100-year floodplain, which has a 1% chance of flooding in any year. FEMA has released preliminary maps for flood areas along coastal, marine waters and fre...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Hearing Scheduled 3-29-18 Regarding Marijuana Production Conditional Use Permit

The proposal is for a conditional use permit for Olympus Gardens, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board License #412943 Tier 3, 10,000 square foot of canopy to permit the production of recreational marijuana only, including the drying, trimming and b...

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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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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Report and Decision Issued for Marrowstone Cannabis Case

Decision

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: October 16, 2017

Applicant's Response Uploaded to County Website

The applicant's response for the MLA case # MLA17-00019 has been posted to the county website. The response and all supporting documentation (comments made during the hearing and the open comment period after the hearing) were forwarded to the hearing exa...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Anderson Lake at Warning Level

November 29, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

Anderson Lake at Warning Level

Port Townsend – A toxic cyanobacteria (bluegreen algae) bloom that...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Limited Shellfish Opening at Fort Flagler, Kilisut Harbor and Mystery Bay

November 29, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

Limited Shellfish Opening at Fort Flagler, Kilisut Harbor and Mystery Bay

Port Townsend  Marine biotoxins...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Toxin Warning at Lake Leland

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October 22, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

TOXIN WARNING AT LAKE LELAND

Port Townsend  High levels of the toxin microcystin were detected in a water sample tak...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Safe Disposal Prescription Meds - Saturday, 10/27

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October 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Community Health

Denise Banker

360.385.9400

Dispose Unused or Expired Medications at Port Hadlock's Parking Lot Saturday, October 27, 2018 

 

Port Townsend – Je...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Jefferson County Environmental Health Updates

September 24th, 2018

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Stuart Whitford

Environmental Health & Water Quality Manager

Jefferson County Environmental Public Health

(360) 385-9411

JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH TO RENAME

 ITS ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Parent Workshop Offered - Guiding Good Choices

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September 10, 2018For Immediate Release Contact:Denise BankerJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9438

Port Townsend – The Empowered Teens Coalition is hosting a 5-week parent enrichment workshop, Guiding Good Choices, for pa...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

The Jefferson County Accessible Community Advisory Committee, (ACAC)

For Immediate Release

August 31, 2018

Contact: Anna McEnery

(360) 385-9410

The Jefferson County Accessible Community Advisory Committee (ACAC) 

The Jefferson County Accessible Community Advisory Committee, (ACAC) is looking for additional projects for...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

SHELLFISH HARVESTING AT FORT FLAGLER, MYSTERY BAY AND KILISUT HARBOR CLOSED DUE TO BIOTOXINS

Check Before You Dig

August 29, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

SHELLFISH HARVESTING OF ALL SPECIES AT FORT FLAGLER, MYSTERY BAY AND KILISUT HARBOR CLOSED DUE TO BIOTOXINS

Port Townsend&n...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Wildfires Impact Jefferson County’s Air Quality

For Immediate Release

August 21, 2018

Contact: Stuart Whitford

Jefferson County Environmental Health Director

(360) 385-9411 – Desk(360) 531-3560 - Cell

Wildfires Impact Jefferson County’s Air Quality

According to the AirNow website, the Por...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

It’s Time for Back-to-School Vaccines!

For Immediate Release

August 13, 2018

Contact:

Marjorie Boyd

Jefferson County Public Health

(360) 385-9400

It’s Time for Back-to-School Vaccines!

Keep your children and teens safe, healthy, and ready for school by making sure they are up to date with required im...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Septic System-Related Rebates Available

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For Immediate ReleaseAugust 1, 2018

Contact person:Denese Schauer

Jefferson County Public Health  

Phone: 360-385-9444

Septic System Inspection Rebate Program Is Back ...While Funds Last

Port Townsend – Do you have a residential sep...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Quilcene Beach Reopened

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Port Townsend – Due to declining bacteria levels, Jefferson County Public Health has removed the health advisory at Quilcene Beach, 1731 Linger Longer Road, and removed the closed sign. After resampling occurred at the beach, also known as Herb Beck Marin...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Fort Flagler and Kilisut Harbor Shellfish Beaches Re-Open

Check Before You Dig

July 26th 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

Fort Flagler and Kilisut Harbor Shellfish Beaches Re-Open

Port Townsend – Butter clams from Fort Flagler and Ki...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Quilcene Beach Closed Due to Bacteria

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Port Townsend – High levels of fecal bacteria at Quilcene Beach, 1731 Linger Longer Road, have prompted Jefferson County Public Health to issue a health advisory and post a closed sign at the beach. Samples taken Wednesday, July 18, and analyzed...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Shellfish Vibrio Illness Rates Increasing

Check Before You Dig

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

Port Townsend – Several cases of vibriosis have been confirmed in Jefferson County in people who have consumed raw shellfish. Vibri...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Rabid Bat Season Begins in Washington State

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For immediate release: June 18, 2018 

Contacts:    

Lisa McKenzie 360-385-9400

Rabid Bat Season Begins in Washington State

Springtime weather and increased insect populations are the signal for bats to end their winter hibernation a...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

ANDERSON LAKE CLOSED DUE TO TOXIN

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Michael Dawson

Water Quality Manager

Jefferson County Public Health

(360) 385-9444

Anderson Lake Closed Due to Toxin

Port Townsend – High levels of the potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a were detected in a water sample taken from Ander...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

May’s rabid bat stats highest in 20 years

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For immediate release: May 31, 2018 

Contacts:    

Liz Coleman, Environmental Public Health   360-481-2016Jessica Baggett, Disease Control and Health Statistics  360-338-5630

May’s rabid bat stats highest in 20 ye...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Jefferson County Food Safety Awards

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May 23,  2018

For Immediate Release 

Contact:

Mina Kwansa

Jefferson County Environmental Public Health

(360) 379-4496

Jefferson County Food Safety Awards

23 Jefferson County Food Establishments Demonstrate Commitment to Achieving the Highest Fo...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Jefferson County Board of Health Honors 2018 Public Health Heroes

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April 25, 2018

For Immediate Release 

Contact:  Jenny Matter

Jefferson County Community Health

(360) 385-9400 – Clinic

Port Townsend – Jefferson County Board of Health Honors 2018 Public Health Heroes ~ A dedicate...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Turn Food Waste Into Treasure!

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May 16, 2018

NEWSFLASH! 

Contact:  Laura Tucker @ ltucker@co.jefferson.wa.us or call 360.379.4491

Jefferson County Community Health

Turn Food Waste Into Treasure!

Port Townsend – Join your fellow Jefferson County citizens f...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Safe Disposal of Prescription Meds - Saturday, 4/28

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Apr 10, 2018

For Immediate Release 

Jefferson County Community Health

Dr. Denise Banker, PhD

360.385.9400

Dispose Unused or Expired Medicationsat Safeway's Parking LotSaturday, April 28, 2018

Port Townsend – The Chimacum drug and alc...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Kindergarten Immunizations Available

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April 5, 2018

For Immediate Release 

Contact:  Marjorie BoydJefferson County PublicHealth(360) 385-9400Tina HerschelmanJefferson Healthcare(360) 385-2200 extension 2005 

Port Townsend - Jefferson County – It&...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Lunch & Learn About Reducing Plastics, 4/18 @ 12-1:30pm

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April 5, 2018

For Immediate Release 

Contact:  Laura TuckerJefferson County PublicHealth(360) 379-9400

 Lunch & Learn About Reducing PlasticsApril 18th, 12-1:30pm

Located at:The Food Co-op Annex1220 Lawrence StreetPort Townsend,...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Largest Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Kratom Widens - 10 cases in WA

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UPDATE:  Largest Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Kratom Widens - 10 cases in WA

OLYMPIA -- Washington State Department of Health announced today that the Salmonella outbreak linked to kratom, a plant used for its stimulant effects and as an...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Largest Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Live Poultry

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Largest Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Live Poultry

OLYMPIA -- Nationally, 2017 had more Salmonella cases linked to backyard poultry than ever recorded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Federal health officials tracked 1,120 c...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

East Jefferson County Water Quality News, Winter 2018 Newsletter

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See the East Jefferson County Water Quality News Winter 2018 newsletter, our bi-yearly status update on Water Quality projects in East Jefferson County, as well as other important water quality activities and opportunities.

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

WA DOH: Across Washington, flu taking a toll on people and medical facilities

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January 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

Contact:Julie Graham, Strategic Communications Office, 360-810-1628

Across Washington, flu taking a toll on people and medical facilities

What: State health officials issue recommendations for when and where to...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

County Completes Chimacum and Ludlow Creeks Water Quality Projects

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February 6, 2017

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anna BachmannJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9444 

County Completes Chimacum and Ludlow Creeks Water Quality Projects

Port Townsend – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) Water Quality division...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Bluegreen Algae Blooms Continue But Toxins Decline

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January 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

Contact:  Michael Dawson

Jefferson County Community Health

(360) 385-9444 x301

Bluegreen Algae Blooms Continue But Toxins Decline

Port Townsend, WA – A bloom of bluegreen algae was found by Jefferson County Publi...

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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: September 10, 2017

The Power of Preparedness

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September 10, 2017For Immediate Release Contact:Julia DanskinJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9420

Port Townsend – September is National Preparedness Month. Join us as we support emergency preparedness efforts around the ...

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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’

Port Townsend - The Washington State Dep...

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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

Port To...

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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: December 14, 2018

Upper Hoh Rd local traffic only beyond MP 8

12/14/2018 Upper Hoh Rd is open to local traffic only beyond mile 8 until further notice due to storm damage. The river is rapidly eroding its bank adjacent to the road at mile 8, which may soon make the road impassible at that location.

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Limited Shellfish Opening at Fort Flagler, Kilisut Harbor and Mystery Bay

November 29, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

Limited Shellfish Opening at Fort Flagler, Kilisut Harbor and Mystery Bay

Port Townsend  Marine biotoxins that caus...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Anderson Lake at Warning Level

November 29, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

Anderson Lake at Warning Level

Port Townsend – A toxic cyanobacteria (bluegreen algae) bloom that has kept ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Toxin Warning at Lake Leland

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October 22, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

TOXIN WARNING AT LAKE LELAND

Port Townsend  High levels of the toxin microcystin were detected in a water sample tak...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Shellfish Harvesting at Fort Flagler, Mystery Bay and Kilisut Harbor Closed Due to Biotoxins

Check Before You Dig

August 29, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

SHELLFISH HARVESTING OF ALL SPECIES AT FORT FLAGLER, MYSTERY BAY AND KILISUT HARBOR CLOSED DUE TO BIOTOXINS

Port Townsend&n...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Quilcene Beach Reopened

Port Townsend – Due to declining bacteria levels, Jefferson County Public Health has removed the health advisory at Quilcene Beach, 1731 Linger Longer Road, and removed the closed sign. After resampling occurred at the beach, also known as Herb Beck Marin...

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Water Quality
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Fort Flagler and Kilisut Harbor Shellfish Beaches Re-Open

Check Before You Dig

July 26th 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 x301

Fort Flagler and Kilisut Harbor Shellfish Beaches Re-Open

Port Townsend – Butter clams from Fort Flagler and Ki...

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Water Quality
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Quilcene Beach Closed Due to Bacteria

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Port Townsend – High levels of fecal bacteria at Quilcene Beach, 1731 Linger Longer Road, have prompted Jefferson County Public Health to issue a health advisory and post a closed sign at the beach. Samples taken Wednesday, July 18, and analyzed for enter...

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Water Quality
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Shellfish Vibrio Illness Rates Increasing

Check Before You Dig

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

Port Townsend – Several cases of vibriosis have been confirmed in Jefferson County in people who have consumed raw shellfish. Vibriosis is a ...

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Water Quality
Posted on: June 4, 2018

ANDERSON LAKE CLOSED DUE TO TOXIN

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Michael Dawson

Water Quality Manager

Jefferson County Public Health

(360) 385-9444

Anderson Lake Closed Due to Toxin

Port Townsend – High levels of the potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a were detected in a water sample taken from Ander...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

East Jefferson County Water Quality News, Winter 2018 Newsletter

201802008_WQNewsletter

See the East Jefferson County Water Quality News Winter 2018 newsletter, our bi-yearly status update on Water Quality projects in East Jefferson County, as well as other important water quality activities and opportunities.

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Always Working for a Safer &a...

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Additional Info... Water Quality
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Bluegreen Algae Blooms Continue But Toxins Decline

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January 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

Contact:  Michael Dawson

Jefferson County Community Health

(360) 385-9444 x301

Bluegreen Algae Blooms Continue But Toxins Decline

Port Townsend, WA – A bloom of bluegreen algae was found by Jefferson County Publi...

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Water Quality
Posted on: February 6, 2018

County Completes Chimacum and Ludlow Creeks Water Quality Projects

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February 6, 2017

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anna BachmannJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9444 

County Completes Chimacum and Ludlow Creeks Water Quality Projects

Port Townsend – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) Water Quality division...

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