News Flash

Public Health News

Posted on: April 5, 2021

CHIMACUM CLINIC OPEN APRIL 17 FOR FIRST DOSE VACCINATION

April 5, 2021
For Immediate Release 
Jefferson County Public Health
360-385-9400

CHIMACUM—Jefferson County Public Health together with the Department of Emergency Management will again operate an appointment-only vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 17 from 1-4PM at the Chimacum School District Multi-Purpose Room, 91 West Valley Road. Second doses will only be given in the morning during the April 17 clinic, with first doses being administered exclusively in the afternoon time slots.

Update: As of April 15, all Washington residents 16 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine. The vaccine being used at this clinic is Moderna, which has been approved for ages 18 and up.

Those eligible include: 
• People 16 years or older with 2 or more co-morbidities or underlying conditions
• All people 60 years and older
• People, staff and volunteers in certain congregate living settings: correctional facilities; groups homes for people with disabilities; settings where people experiencing homelessness live or access services
• High-risk critical workers in certain congregate settings: restaurants, food services, construction and manufacturing and anyone who was eligible in earlier phases are eligible to get vaccinated.

Anyone who was eligible in earlier vaccine phases can also schedule an appointment.  The vaccine being used at this clinic is Moderna.

To schedule an appointment, go to bit.ly/jeffcovax. For those who do not have access to a computer, please call 360-344-9791 to make an appointment.

To schedule an appointment with Jefferson Healthcare Hospital for a vaccination go to  https://jeffersonhealthcare.jotform.com/210776371501956

Also, several pharmacies in the area will continue to offer vaccination appointments as vaccine supplies are available to them. They include: 

Olympic Area Agency on Aging (O3A) has contracted with ECHHO to offer transportation assistance to vaccine sites for individuals 60 older. O3A is also taking names of people who cannot leave their homes and will need eventual home visits. Their Information and Assistance desk can be reached at 360-385-2552 or 1-800-801-0050. 

                 # # #

Read More

Other News in Public Health News

20211005 North Beach Sewage Outfall Break Yellow Sign

Sewage Outfall Break at North Beach

Posted on: October 5, 2021
Gibbs Lake cyanobacteria bloom Danger Closed photo by Tim Weissman

Gibbs Lake Closed due to Toxin

Posted on: July 23, 2021
DSC_5462

Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure

Posted on: July 14, 2021
20210513_cyanobacteria bloom tim photo credit anderson lake

ANDERSON LAKE HIGH IN TOXINS

Posted on: May 13, 2021

J&J VACCINE ON PAUSE STATEWIDE

Posted on: April 13, 2021

DISCOVERY BAY SHELLFISH CLOSURE

Posted on: April 9, 2021
beach_closed

Port Ludlow Water Contact Advisory.

Posted on: January 5, 2021
2020117_Port Townsend Sewage Spill Graphic

Port Townsend Water Contact Advisory

Posted on: November 17, 2020
tony dummigan

National Disability Employment Month

Posted on: October 26, 2020
20171005_HealthInsSignup

WA Healthplanfinder's Open Enrollment

Posted on: October 5, 2017
ButtonLakeClosedszd

Anderson Lake Closed Due to Toxins

Posted on: May 25, 2017
ButtonLakeClosedszd

Gibbs Lake Closed Due to Toxin

Posted on: August 17, 2017