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Avoid the Back to School Immunization Rush

Port Townsend, Washington, June 22, 2012 - Summer has arrived and it’s a great time to think about required Back to School vaccinations. Waiting until late in the summer to get children’s shots can leave parents and students facing long waits on sunny days at the Health Department or their doctor’s office. Jefferson County Public Health encourages parents to get their students’ shots early to avoid the late summer rush. 

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Whooping Cough Vaccine Encouraged to Protect Infants

Port Townsend - June 22, 2021 - Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) and Port Hadlock Medical Care are offering free whooping cough vaccine (Tdap vaccine) provided by the Washington State Department of Health. This vaccine is for adults 19 and older who don’t have health insurance or whose insurance doesn't cover immunizations. An administration fee may be charged on a sliding fee scale.

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Jefferson County Public Health Offers Pertussis Vaccinations

Port Townsend, Washington, May 12, 2012, Jefferson County Public Health has ordered the free whooping cough vaccine for adults 19 and older who don’t have health insurance or whose insurance won’t cover the cost. This vaccine is being provided through the Washington State Department of Health. An administration fee may be charged on a sliding fee scale. The Tdap vaccine protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough).

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Teens Against Tobacco Use TATU

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Jefferson County announces the move to electronic death certificates

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Jefferson County Lakes Toxic Algae Monitoring Season Begins

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New Director of Environmental Health and Water Quality

 

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Whooping Cough Cases Reach Epidemic Levels in Much of Washington (WA-DOH)

 

Olympia, WA, 04/03/12 - WA State Department of Health Press Release - Today Secretary of Health Mary Selecky announced that whooping cough disease has reached epidemic levels in Washington.
 

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Fine Particulate Matter - Overview of Health & Regulation

 

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March Public Forums for Septic System Monitoring Program

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