Jan. 13, 2021 –Jefferson Healthcare is excited to announce COVID-19 Immunization scheduling begins Thursday, January 14 at 9:00 am, for individuals 85 years old or older and are Jefferson County residents or have a Jefferson Healthcare primary care provider. Appointments are made through the Jefferson Healthcare COVID-19 Vaccine webpage, with the first appointment as soon as Monday, January 18, 2021. Individuals over 85 who are unable to access the website can call Jefferson Healthcare Emergency Management where volunteers will be available beginning Thursday to schedule appointments at 360.344.9791. Click to read the full press release on the Jefferson Healthcare website
Gov. Jay Inslee announced “Healthy Washington — Roadmap to Recovery,” a COVID-19 phased recovery plan. Beginning on January 11, 2021, the state will follow a regional recovery approach with every region beginning in Phase 1.
an online tool that allows individuals to assess their eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine - will launch broadly January 18. Phase Finder will be available in multiple languages and can be used to provide eligibility confirmation on site. As an immunization partner you can use Phase Finder to support your planning by assessing the demand of different groups across ZIP codes. Currently, the tool does not contain questions for phases beyond 1a.
If you are experiencing stress due to COVID-19 call the Washington Listens line at 833-681-0211 for support and resources. For a comprehensive list of mental health resources (including local resources): Mental Health Resources
A COVID-19 Resource page: the result of many different community groups
Click to be redirected to the Dept. of Emergency Management
Board of County Commissioner Meetings with COVID-19 Updates
Every Monday, at 9:45 a.m., Dr. Tom Locke, Public Health Officer for Jefferson County, or a member of Public Health will be giving regular public updates about COVID-19 during the County Commissioner’s weekly meetings. The COVID-19 Updates are live-streamed for viewing on the internet, and also are recorded for on-line viewing on demand anytime thereafter. Those without internet can listen by dialing:+1 (646) 749-3122enter Access Code: 661-198-069
To see live or recorded videos of the Board of County Commissioners’ meeting, go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us and click on “Videos of Meetings” on the lower left side of the screen. Choose “Streaming Live” or “Recorded.”
If you have symptoms like cough, fever, or other respiratory problems, call your healthcare provider. Isolate yourself and wear a mask before leaving the house. Do not go to the emergency room. Emergency rooms need to be able to serve those with the most critical needs.
If you are having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.