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 email@example.com. This is a non-paid position. Visit the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board webpage for more information.
Request for Proposals:
INTENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE ABUSE ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT FOR YOUTH SERVICES IN PORT TOWNSEND, CHIMACUM AND QUILCENE SCHOOL DISTRICTS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Jefferson Board of County Commissioners is announcing the availability of funds to provide outpatient treatment for school aged youth who may have chemical dependency or mental health problems.
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INTENSIVE CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS, MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE ABUSE OUTPATIENT TREATMENT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Jefferson County Commissioners have made available funds to provide outpatient treatment for citizens with co-occurring chemical dependency and mental health diagnoses and/or substance abuse treatment needs.
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Port Townsend Paper, County, and Ecology Reach Agreement on Landfill
As a result of mediation proceedings, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), Ecology, and the Port Townsend Paper Corporation (PTPC) have reached agreement in which PTPC will:
- Operate its disposal site as a permitted Limited Purpose Landfill
- Install two new groundwater monitoring wells
- Submit an updated Closure Plan and Closure /Post Closure Cost Estimates
- Provide Financial Assurance for closure and post closure maintenance and monitoring of the landfill.
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For more information go to the PTPC Documents webpage.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The general information number for the Port Townsend Paper Corp. now accepts information about impacts to the community. The number is (360) 379-4224.