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    Toxic Algae Blooms at Leland and Anderson Lakes

    Port Townsend– Fall blooms of cyanobacteria (also known as blue green algae) have resulted in rising toxin levels at two Jefferson County lakes.
  2. 20211005 North Beach Sewage Outfall Break Yellow Sign

    Sewage Outfall Break at North Beach

    Port Townsend– City of Port Townsend officials reported an intermittent leak of treated sewage at North Beach...Jefferson County Public Health has issued a health warning for North Beach waters and posted warning signs.
  3. Jefferson County Public Health Logo

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

    Port Townsend – The FDA, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and CDC have approved and recommended Pfizer vaccine booster shots for the following segments of the population, six months after receiving their second dose.
  4. 01 Danger - Toxic Shellfish

    Shellfish Closure North of Hood Canal Bridge

    Port Townsend– Recent shellfish samples in Jefferson County were found to contain elevated levels of the marine biotoxin. Washington State Department of Health has closed beaches in Jefferson County for recreational harvest for all shellfish species.
  5. Apple Martine BSN RN

    Jefferson County Public Health Welcomes New Director

    Port Townsend– Jefferson County Public Health is honored to welcome Apple Martine, BSN RN as its new Public Health Director.
  6. Jefferson County Public Health Logo

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

    All patrons entering an indoor restaurant or bar in Jefferson and Clallam Counties must provide proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, beginning Saturday, September 4. Read on
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