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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Oak Bay Shellfish Closure for Biotoxin

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September 16, 2022

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality Manager

Jefferson County Public Health

360-385-9444 x301

Oak Bay Shellfish Closure for Biotoxin

PORT TOWNSEND–Recent shellfish samples have confirmed that a harm...

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Public Health News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Shellfish Closure at Fort Flagler, Mystery Bay, and Kilisut Harbor

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

Port Townsend, WA. Recent shellfish samples taken from Mystery Bay and Fort Flagler showed very elevated levels for the marine biot...

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Public Health News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Bivalent (Omicron) COVID-19 booster available at upcoming clinics

Omicron booster clinics

September 9, 2022 

PRESS RELEASE 

Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist, Jefferson County Public Health, bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Click here to view Spanish translation.

Bivalent COVID-19 booster available at upcoming clini...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Oak Bay Butter and Varnish Clam Closure Due To Biotoxins

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

Port Townsend, WA. A recent clam sample in Oak Bay was found to contain elevated levels of the marine biotoxin that causes Paralyti...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

JYENNOS Vaccination Available Soon at Jefferson County Public Health

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August 25, 2022For Immediate Release Contact: Liz Anderson, Communications SpecialistJefferson County Public Healthlanderson@co.jefferson.wa.us 360-385-9400 x405

JEFFERSON COUNTY— Jefferson County residents at high risk for infe...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Clínica de vacunaciones en Quilcene del COVID-19 el sábado 10 de septiembre

Spanish COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

August 22, 2022 

PRESS RELEASE 

Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist, Jefferson County Public Health, bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Clínica de vacunaciones en Quilcene del COVID-19 el sábado 10 de septiem...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Quilcene COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, September 10

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

August 22, 2022 

PRESS RELEASE 

Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist, Jefferson County Public Health, bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Spanish translation of press release, click here. 

Click here to view clinic flier.

Qui...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Regístrese para recibir la vacuna Novavax COVID-19

Spanish Language Novavax Vaccine Post

18 de agosto de 2022

NOTA DE PRENSA 

Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Especialista en Comunicaciones 

Salud Pública del Condado Jefferson 

bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Posters: English Version, Spanish Version

Regístres...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Sign up to receive a Novavax COVID-19 vaccination

Interested in the Novavax Vaccine

August 18, 2022 

PRESS RELEASE 

Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist, Jefferson County Public Health, bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Spanish translation of press release, click here. 

Posters: English Version, Spanish V...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Quilcene and Dabob Bay Shellfish Biotoxin Closure Removed

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend, WA. Washington State Department of Health has removed the shellfish biotoxin closure at all Quilcene Bay and Dab...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Heat Advisory in Effect for Jefferson County

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Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday forecasted to be the hottest

An excessive heat advisory is in effect for Jefferson County beginning Tues. July 26 through Fri. July 29. Temperatures will vary by location, with south county being the warmest, and more mode...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 20, 2022

PSP Closure: Fort Flagler, Mystery Bay, and Kilisut Harbor

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

Port Townsend, WA Recent shellfish samples were found to contain elevated levels of the marine biotoxin that causes Paralytic Shell...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 14, 2022

COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children 6 months and older offered in Quilcene

Family COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

July 14, 2022 

PRESS RELEASE 

Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist, Jefferson County Public Health, bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Spanish translation of press release, click here. 

Clinic posters: English Version, Span...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Avian Influenza in Jefferson County

Avian Flu Press Release

July 5, 2022Immediate ReleaseLiz Anderson, Communications SpecialistJefferson County Public Healthlanderson@co.jefferson.wa.us360-385-9400 x405

JEFFERSON COUNTY— A flock of domestic poultry has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenz...

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure

Press Releases (2)

For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure 

Port Townsend, WA. Recent shellfish samples taken from Discovery Bay contained elevate...

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Jefferson County Public Health to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 6 Months and Older

COVID-19 Vaccine for 6 months and older

June 22, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist for Jefferson County Public Health: bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Jefferson County Public Health to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 6 Months and Older

JEFFERSON COUNTY...

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Jefferson County Public Health to Streamline COVID-19 Data Reporting

Case Reporting Shift

June 21, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

Click here for Spanish translation

Contact: Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist for Jefferson County Public Health: bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Jefferson County Public Health Streamlines COVID-19 Data Re...

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Quilcene and Dabob Bay Shellfish Closure

Press Releases (1)

For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend, WA. Recent shellfish samples taken from Quilcene Bay contained elevated levels of the marine biotoxin that cause...

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Jefferson County Board of Health Restructuring, Needs New Members

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For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthLiz Anderson, Communications Specialist360-385-9405

Jefferson County Board of Health Restructuring, Needs New Members 

Jefferson County, WA. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of Jefferson Coun...

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Public Health News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Anderson Lake High in Toxin

Press Release Anderson Lake

April 29, 2022

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Michael DawsonWater Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9444  

ANDERSON LAKE HIGH IN TOXIN

Port Townsend, WA  Elevated levels of the potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a we...

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Public Health News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Opioid Crisis in Jefferson County

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Denise Banker, MEd., PhD. Community Health Division Director Jefferson County Public Health360-385-9438Jefferson County, WA. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) recognizes the opioid crisis in Jefferson County and continues to combat m...

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Public Health News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Second Booster Dose Now Offered to People 50 and Older

Second Booster Doses for 50 and older

March 31, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

Click here to view a Spanish translation of this press release

Contact: Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist for Jefferson County Public Health: bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Second Booster Dose Now Offere...

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Public Health News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Discovery Bay and Admiralty Inlet Opening to All Shellfish Species

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March 29, 2022 For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Discovery Bay and Admiralty Inlet Opening to All Shellfish Species

Jefferson County, WA. The Department ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Jefferson County Public Health is Celebrating 2022 National Public Health Week Beginning April 4th

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Joeen NutsfordJefferson County Public Health360-385-9400info@jeffersoncountypublichealth.org

Jefferson County Public Health is Celebrating 2022 National Public Health Week Beginning April 4th

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is celebrating Nat...

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Public Health News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Jefferson County Public Health recommends mask-wearing, if not required

Version 2 of Social Media Post Masking Still Recommended

March 9, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist for Jefferson County Public Health: bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Spanish Translation of Press Release

Jefferson County Public Health recommends mask-wearing, if not requi...

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Public Health News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Jefferson County Indoor Masking Order Now Lifting March 11, Following Updated CDC Recommendations

Update  to Mask-Wearing Public Health Order Update

February, 28, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist for Jefferson County Public Health: bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Spanish Translation of Press Release

Jefferson County Indoor Masking Order Now Lifting March 11, &am...

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Public Health News
Posted on: February 17, 2022

Jefferson County Indoor Masking Order to Be Lifted March 21

Mask-Wearing Public Health Order Update

February, 17, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist for Jefferson County Public Health: bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Spanish Translation of Press Release

UPDATE 02/28/2022: Order now to be rescinded March 11. Read mor...

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Public Health News
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Free home test kits, masks

Free tests, masks

February, 15, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist for Jefferson County Public Health: bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Free COVID-19 home test kits available at locations countywide

JEFFERSON COUNTY—People exp...

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Public Health News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Public Health Order Update

Public Health Order Update

February, 11, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Bonnie Obremski, COVID-19 Communications Specialist for Jefferson County Public Health: bobremski@co.jefferson.wa.us

Spanish Translation of Press Release

JEFFERSON COUNTY—On Friday, March 11, Dr. Al...

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Vaccination Clinics in February

February Vaccination Clinics Social Media

January 28, 2022

For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Public Health

Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management

Spanish Translation of Press Release

Two vaccination clinics scheduled in February

JEFFERSON COUNTY— Two vaccination clinics will...

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Vaccination Clinics on January 29

Jan 29 Vaccination Clinic

January 19, 2022For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Public Health

Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics on January 29

JEFFERSON COUNTY— Vaccination clinics for children and adults will happen on Saturday...

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Vaccination Clinics on January 22

Care-a-Van Coming to PT

January 14, 2022For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Public Health

Washington State Department of Health

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics on January 22 in Port Townsend and Brinnon

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY—Two COVID-19 vaccination clinics will happe...

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 27, 2021

Vaccination Clinics Set for January 8 & 15

January Vaccination Clinics (1)

December 27, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Vaccination Clinics Set for January 8 & 15

Click Here for Spanish Translation

UPDATE: Jan. 15 clinic now accepting older children. Details below.

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 9, 2021

Moderna vaccination clinic set for Dec. 18

Dec. 18 Moderna Booster Clinic

December 9, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

MODERNA VACCINATION CLINIC SET FOR DEC. 18

JEFFERSON COUNTY— A Moderna vaccination clinic for people aged 18 and older will happen on Saturday, D...

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Pfizer vaccination clinics for ages 5-11 set for Dec. 4 & 18

December 5-11 Vaccination Clinics

November 22, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

PFIZER VACCINATION CLINICS FOR AGES 5-11 SET FOR DECEMBER 4 & 18

JEFFERSON COUNTY—Two Pfizer vaccination clinics for children ages 5-11 will happen in...

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Pfizer vaccination clinics for ages 5-11 set for Nov. 13 & 20

Ages 5-11 Vaccination Clinics (2)

November 3, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Spanish Translation of Press Release: Clínicas de vacunación para niños de 5 a 11 años

PFIZER VACCINATION CLINI...

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Public Health News
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Additional Moderna Booster Clinic set for Nov. 6

Additional Moderna Booster Clinic

October 28, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

UPDATE 11/2/21: There is now a waitlist for this clinic, appointments have filled.

JEFFERSON COUNTY— An additional Moderna booster vacc...

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Public Health News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Moderna Booster Clinics set for Nov. 6 & 13

Moderna Booster Clinics

October 22, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

UPDATE 10/25/21 Appointment Scheduler Links Now Posted Below

JEFFERSON COUNTY— Two Moderna booster vaccination clinics are planned for people 65 ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Toxic Algae Blooms at Leland and Anderson Lakes

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October 15, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager

Port Townsend – Fall blooms of cyanobacteria (also known as blue green algae) have resulted in rising toxin levels at two Jefferson County ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Sewage Outfall Break at North Beach

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October 5, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – City of Port Townsend officials reported an intermittent leak of treated sewage at North Beach near the bo...

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Public Health News
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Booster Shots Now Approved (Vaccination Clinics Planned for Jefferson County)

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September 24, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthJefferson HealthcareDepartment of Emergency Management

PORT HADLOCK—The FDA, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and CDC have approved and recommended Pfi...

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Public Health News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Shellfish Closure North of Hood Canal Bridge

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September 9, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend, WA. Recent shellfish samples taken from multiple locations in Jefferson County were found to contain elevated l...

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Public Health News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Jefferson County Public Health Welcomes New Director

Apple Martine BSN RN

September 9, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9400

Port Townsend - Jefferson County Public Health is honored to welcome Apple Martine, BSN RN as its new Public Health Director. For nearly 10 years, Martine has been a nurse i...

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Public Health News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Indoor restaurant and bar patrons must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination

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PRESS RELEASE

September 2, 2021

Allison Berry, MD, MPH, Health Officer for Jefferson and Clallam counties

Indoor restaurant and bar patrons must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Orden de salud pública para clientes de restaurantes y bares (2 de s...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Vaccination Clinics Planned for Third Dose for Immunocompromised

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August 27, 2021For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Spanish Translation of Press Release

THIRD-DOSE VACCINE CLINICS PLANNED FOR IMMUNOCOMPROMISED

JEFFERSON COUNTY— Two drive-through vacci...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Third dose of vaccine recommended for immunocompromised

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August 25, 2021For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Third dose of vaccine recommended for immunocompromised 

JEFFERSON COUNTY—People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised who ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Masks Required in Indoor Public Spaces starting August 16th

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August 13, 2021For Immediate Release

Allison Berry, MD, MPH, Jefferson County Health Officer

Spanish translation of press release click here..

Spanish translation of health order click here

Masks Required in Indoor Public Spaces starting August 16t...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Vaccine Clinic at Quilcene School Library on Monday, August 23

Quilcene Vaccine Clinic August 23

August 11, 2021For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Vaccine Clinic at School Library on Monday, August 23 

QUILCENE–The public is invited to a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Quilcene Scho...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Jefferson Healthcare – COVID-19 Testing & Nurse Consult Line

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July 30, 2021For Immediate Release

Contact:  Amy Yaley, Director of Marketing and Communications at Jefferson Healthcare at 360.385.2200 ext. 2014

Jefferson Healthcare – COVID-19 Testing & Nurse Consult Line

PORT TOWNSEND, WA, July 30,...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

To Fight Climbing Rates of COVID-19 Infection & Hospitalization, All Are Urged to Mask Indoors

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July 26, 2021For Immediate Release

Allison Berry, MD MPH, Clallam & Jefferson County Health Officer

To Fight Climbing Rates of COVID-19 Infection and Hospitalization, All Are Urged to Mask Up in Indoor Spaces

Universal masking helps protect those who are...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure

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July 14, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend, WA Recent shellfish samples taken from Discovery Bay were found to contain elevated levels of the marine biotoxin t...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Funding Opportunity for Marine Stewardship, Restoration & Engagement in Western Jefferson & Clallam

July 12, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthContact: Tami Pokorny(360) 379-4498

Port Townsend – The North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee (NPC MRC) invites project proposals for the 2021-23 funding round. Eligible proj...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Health Warning at Point Whitney and Irondale Beaches Due to Bacteria

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July 2, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 x301

Port Townsend – High levels of fecal bacteria at Point Whitney beach in Brinnon, and Irondale beach in Port...

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Marine Biotoxins Decline in Discovery Bay

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June 4, 2021For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend, WA. A harmful algae bloom in Discovery Bay that caused a shellfish closure in April has dissipated, and shellf...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Clínica de vacunación para segunda dosis prevista para el 29 de mayo en Brinnon

May 28, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Chimacum— El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Jefferson y el Departamento de Gestión de Emergencias ofrecer&...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Vaccinations available at PT Farmer’s Market June 5

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May 28, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

The Department of Emergency Management together with Jefferson County Public Health will staff a vaccine clinic at the Farmer’s Market on Tyler S...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Second Dose Vaccine Clinic Planned for May 29 in Brinnon

Mass Vax Event Promo v2 5-29 event

May 24, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Chimacum— Jefferson County Public Health and the Department of Emergency Management will have a single-dose/Johnson & Johnson vaccination opp...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Jefferson Healthcare & Jefferson County Public Health Vaccination Partnership and Transition

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May 14, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public Health & Jefferson Healthcare360-385-9400PORT TOWNSEND –   Since December 2020, Jefferson Healthcare has successfully administered over 23,000 vaccines to our community. &...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

ANDERSON LAKE HIGH IN TOXINS

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May 13, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthContact: Mike Dawson, Water Quality Manager(360) 985-9444 x301

Port Townsend  Very high levels of the potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a were detected in a water sample taken ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Clínica de vacunación para la segunda dosis prevista para el 22 de mayo

May 11, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Chimacum: la salud pública del condado de Jefferson y el departamento de manejo de emergencias llevarán a cabo una cl&ia...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

JEFFERSON COUNTY ACCESSIBLE COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE “ACAC” COMMUNITY FORUM

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May 7, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthAnna McEnery, amcenery@co.jefferson.wa.us

The Jefferson County Accessible Community Advisory Committee (ACAC) is looking for additional projects for the next grant cycle.  Jefferson Cou...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Clínica de vacunación de segunda dosis prevista para el sábado 15 de mayo

May 7, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management Chimacum — La Salud Pública del Condado de Jefferson y el Departamento de Manejo de Emergencias llevarán a ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Second Dose Vaccine Clinic Planned for May 22

Mass Vax Event Promo v2 5-22 event

May 6, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Jefferson County Public Health and the Department of Emergency Management will hold a second dose Moderna vaccination clinic at the Chimacum School ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Second Dose vaccine clinic planned for Saturday, May 15

Mass Vax Event second dose 5-15 and 1st dose j and j

May 3, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Chimacum—Jefferson County Public Health and the Department of Emergency Management will hold a second dose Moderna vaccination clinic at th...

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Public Health News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

El 24 de abril se abrirá una clínica de vacunación de primera dosis en Chimacum

April 16, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management  

El Departamento de Manejo de Emergencias del Condado de Jefferson junto con Salud Pública del Condado de Jefferson abrirán ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

SUSPENSIÓN DE LA VACUNA J&J EN TODO EL ESTADO

April 16, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management  

PORT HADLOCK— El Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH) anunció hoy que debido a que seis mujeres presentaron ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

First Dose clinic to open in Chimacum on April 24

Mass Vax Event Promo v2 4-24 afternoon event

April 14, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthJefferson County Department of Emergency Management

First Dose clinic to open in Chimacum on April 24

The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management together with Jefferson ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

DISCOVERY BAY SHELLFISH CLOSURE

April 9, 2021

 

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality Manager

Jefferson County Public Health

360-385-9444 ext. 301

Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure 

 Port Townsend, WA Recent shellfish samples taken from...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

QUILCENE CLINIC TO OPEN APRIL 10 FOR COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

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April 6, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management360-385-9400

The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management together with Jefferson County Public Health will be supporting the Tri-Area Ph...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

LA CLÍNICA CHIMACUM ABRIRÁ EL 17 DE ABRIL PARA LA PRIMERA DOSIS DE VACUNACIÓN

April 5, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Citas disponibles por la tarde para la primera dosis de vacunación

CHIMACUM—El Departamento de Salud Pública del Con...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

CHIMACUM CLINIC OPEN APRIL 17 FOR FIRST DOSE VACCINATION

April 5, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public Health360-385-9400

CHIMACUM—Jefferson County Public Health together with the Department of Emergency Management will again operate an appointment-only vaccination clinic on Saturd...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

BRINNON VACCINATION CLINIC TO OPEN MAY 1

Mass Vax Event Promo v2 5-1 event

April 23, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management together with Jefferson County Public Health will open a clinic in Brinnon at the school g...

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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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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Public Health News
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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