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    Jefferson County's CHIP Program receives $200,000 federal grant

    Jefferson County's Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) has been awarded a $200,000 federal grant to work for one year with a Consortium of community stakeholders to focus on Opioid and Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery. Read on...
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    Shellfish Harvesting at Fort Flagler, Mystery Bay and Kilisut Harbor Closed

    Port Townsend – Shellfish samples from Mystery Bay and Fort Flagler have been found to contain elevated levels of marine biotoxins that cause Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). Read on...
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    Port Townsend – Samples taken Monday, May 13, found a very high level of algae toxin in Anderson Lake. Read on...
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    Duckabush Estuary Commercial Shellfish Beds to Remain Closed for Summer

    Port Townsend – County Environmental Public Health Division continues to track down bacteria sources. Learn more...
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    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 Anderson Lake on Monday, May 6th. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Board of Health Honors 2019 Public Health Heroes

    In celebration of National Public Health Week (April 1 – 7, 2019), and in recognition of their efforts to promote community health, the Jefferson County Board of Health was proud to announce its 2019 Public Health Heroes at their meeting on April 18th. Read on...
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