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    Port Townsend No Water Contact Advisory Removed

    Port Townsend – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has removed the No Water Contact Advisory for Port Townsend Bay near Monroe Street due to improved water conditions. Read More
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    Some Shellfish Biotoxin Closures Lifted

    Port Townsend – The marine algae that produces Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) in shellfish are declining in many areas of Jefferson County...In Quilcene Bay, harvesting butter and varnish clams is still restricted. Read More
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    Port Townsend No Water Contact Advisory Continues

    Port Townsend, WA – Water samples taken by Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) in Port Townsend Bay near Monroe Street on Tuesday, November 17, showed elevated levels of Enterococcus bacteria. Read on...
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    Port Townsend Water Contact Advisory

    Port Townsend, WA – The City of Port Townsend reported a sewage overflow at the intersection of Water and Monroe Streets in Port Townsend on Monday evening, November 16, 2020, due to a water main breakage. Read on...
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    National Disability Employment Month

    Port Townsend, WA – October is National Disability Employment Month. It is employers who lead by example when it comes to eliminating barriers to work and we want to say thank you to these local businesses for being leaders in our community Read on...
  6. Shellfish Biotoxin Advisory Continues

    Port Townsend – The marine biotoxin that causes Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) has persisted in Jefferson County and much of Puget Sound. Read More
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