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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Shellfish Closure North of Hood Canal Bridge

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September 9, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend, WA. Recent shellfish samples taken from multiple locations in Jefferson County were found to contain elevated l...

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Public Health News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Jefferson County Public Health Welcomes New Director

Apple Martine BSN RN

September 9, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9400

Port Townsend - Jefferson County Public Health is honored to welcome Apple Martine, BSN RN as its new Public Health Director. For nearly 10 years, Martine has been a nurse i...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

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

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PRESS RELEASE

September 2, 2021

Allison Berry, MD, MPH, Health Officer for Jefferson and Clallam counties

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

Orden de salud pública para clientes de restaurantes y bares (2 de s...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Vaccination Clinics Planned for Third Dose for Immunocompromised

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August 27, 2021For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Spanish Translation of Press Release

THIRD-DOSE VACCINE CLINICS PLANNED FOR IMMUNOCOMPROMISED

JEFFERSON COUNTY— Two drive-through vacci...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Third dose of vaccine recommended for immunocompromised

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August 25, 2021For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Third dose of vaccine recommended for immunocompromised 

JEFFERSON COUNTY—People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised who ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month in August 2021

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August 13,2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthSarah Jane, BSN, IBCLC, PHNJefferson County Public Health 360-385-9400

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month in August 2021

Annual Breastfeeding Celebration Picnic, hosted by Jeff...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Masks Required in Indoor Public Spaces starting August 16th

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August 13, 2021For Immediate Release

Allison Berry, MD, MPH, Jefferson County Health Officer

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Spanish translation of health order click here

Masks Required in Indoor Public Spaces starting August 16t...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Vaccine Clinic at Quilcene School Library on Monday, August 23

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August 11, 2021For Immediate Release

Jefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Vaccine Clinic at School Library on Monday, August 23 

QUILCENE–The public is invited to a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Quilcene Scho...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Jefferson Healthcare – COVID-19 Testing & Nurse Consult Line

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July 30, 2021For Immediate Release

Contact:  Amy Yaley, Director of Marketing and Communications at Jefferson Healthcare at 360.385.2200 ext. 2014

Jefferson Healthcare – COVID-19 Testing & Nurse Consult Line

PORT TOWNSEND, WA, July 30,...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

To Fight Climbing Rates of COVID-19 Infection & Hospitalization, All Are Urged to Mask Indoors

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July 26, 2021For Immediate Release

Allison Berry, MD MPH, Clallam & Jefferson County Health Officer

To Fight Climbing Rates of COVID-19 Infection and Hospitalization, All Are Urged to Mask Up in Indoor Spaces

Universal masking helps protect those who are...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Gibbs Lake Closed due to Toxin

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July 23, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – High levels of the toxin microcystin were detected in a water sample taken from Gibbs Lake on Monday, July ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure

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July 14, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend, WA Recent shellfish samples taken from Discovery Bay were found to contain elevated levels of the marine biotoxin t...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Funding Opportunity for Marine Stewardship, Restoration & Engagement in Western Jefferson & Clallam

July 12, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthContact: Tami Pokorny(360) 379-4498

Port Townsend – The North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee (NPC MRC) invites project proposals for the 2021-23 funding round. Eligible proj...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Health Warning at Point Whitney and Irondale Beaches Due to Bacteria

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July 2, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 x301

Port Townsend – High levels of fecal bacteria at Point Whitney beach in Brinnon, and Irondale beach in Port...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Rescinding of Jefferson County Health Officer Directive

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June 30, 2021For Immediate Release

Thomas Locke, MD, MPH, Jefferson County Health Officer

Rescinding of Jefferson County Health Officer Directive Requiring Masking in all Publicly Accessible Indoor Spaces

The health officer directive requiring indoor masking...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Marine Biotoxins Decline in Discovery Bay

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June 4, 2021For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend, WA. A harmful algae bloom in Discovery Bay that caused a shellfish closure in April has dissipated, and shellf...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Clínica de vacunación para segunda dosis prevista para el 29 de mayo en Brinnon

May 28, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Chimacum— El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Jefferson y el Departamento de Gestión de Emergencias ofrecer&...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Vaccinations available at PT Farmer’s Market June 5

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May 28, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

The Department of Emergency Management together with Jefferson County Public Health will staff a vaccine clinic at the Farmer’s Market on Tyler S...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Second Dose Vaccine Clinic Planned for May 29 in Brinnon

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May 24, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Chimacum— Jefferson County Public Health and the Department of Emergency Management will have a single-dose/Johnson & Johnson vaccination opp...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Jefferson Healthcare & Jefferson County Public Health Vaccination Partnership and Transition

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May 14, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public Health & Jefferson Healthcare360-385-9400PORT TOWNSEND –   Since December 2020, Jefferson Healthcare has successfully administered over 23,000 vaccines to our community. &...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

ANDERSON LAKE HIGH IN TOXINS

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May 13, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthContact: Mike Dawson, Water Quality Manager(360) 985-9444 x301

Port Townsend  Very high levels of the potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a were detected in a water sample taken ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Clínica de vacunación para la segunda dosis prevista para el 22 de mayo

May 11, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Community HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Chimacum: la salud pública del condado de Jefferson y el departamento de manejo de emergencias llevarán a cabo una cl&ia...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

JEFFERSON COUNTY ACCESSIBLE COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE “ACAC” COMMUNITY FORUM

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May 7, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthAnna McEnery, amcenery@co.jefferson.wa.us

The Jefferson County Accessible Community Advisory Committee (ACAC) is looking for additional projects for the next grant cycle.  Jefferson Cou...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Clínica de vacunación de segunda dosis prevista para el sábado 15 de mayo

May 7, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management Chimacum — La Salud Pública del Condado de Jefferson y el Departamento de Manejo de Emergencias llevarán a ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Second Dose Vaccine Clinic Planned for May 22

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May 6, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Jefferson County Public Health and the Department of Emergency Management will hold a second dose Moderna vaccination clinic at the Chimacum School ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Second Dose vaccine clinic planned for Saturday, May 15

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May 3, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Chimacum—Jefferson County Public Health and the Department of Emergency Management will hold a second dose Moderna vaccination clinic at th...

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Public Health News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

El 24 de abril se abrirá una clínica de vacunación de primera dosis en Chimacum

April 16, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management  

El Departamento de Manejo de Emergencias del Condado de Jefferson junto con Salud Pública del Condado de Jefferson abrirán ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

SUSPENSIÓN DE LA VACUNA J&J EN TODO EL ESTADO

April 16, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management  

PORT HADLOCK— El Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington (DOH) anunció hoy que debido a que seis mujeres presentaron ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

First Dose clinic to open in Chimacum on April 24

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April 14, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthJefferson County Department of Emergency Management

First Dose clinic to open in Chimacum on April 24

The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management together with Jefferson ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

J&J VACCINE ON PAUSE STATEWIDE

April 13, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

PORT HADLOCK—The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced today that because six females suffered from blood clots after re...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

DISCOVERY BAY SHELLFISH CLOSURE

April 9, 2021

 

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality Manager

Jefferson County Public Health

360-385-9444 ext. 301

Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure 

 Port Townsend, WA Recent shellfish samples taken from...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

QUILCENE CLINIC TO OPEN APRIL 10 FOR COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

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April 6, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management360-385-9400

The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management together with Jefferson County Public Health will be supporting the Tri-Area Ph...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

LA CLÍNICA CHIMACUM ABRIRÁ EL 17 DE ABRIL PARA LA PRIMERA DOSIS DE VACUNACIÓN

April 5, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

Citas disponibles por la tarde para la primera dosis de vacunación

CHIMACUM—El Departamento de Salud Pública del Con...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

CHIMACUM CLINIC OPEN APRIL 17 FOR FIRST DOSE VACCINATION

April 5, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public Health360-385-9400

CHIMACUM—Jefferson County Public Health together with the Department of Emergency Management will again operate an appointment-only vaccination clinic on Saturd...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Second Dose Clinic to Open in Chimacum on April 17

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March 30, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthJefferson County Emergency Management

CHIMACUM—Residents who received their first dose of Moderna vaccine on March 21 can get their second shot on April 17 at the Chimacum School Di...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

ABRE CLÍNICA DE VACUNACIÓN EN CHIMACUM EL 27 DE MARZO

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March 25, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthJefferson County Emergency Management

CHIMACUM—Salud Pública del Condado de Jefferson, junto al Departamento de Gestión de Emergencias continuar&...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

CLÍNICA DE SEGUNDA A ABRIRSES EN CHIMACUM EL 17 DE ABRIL

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April 2, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthJefferson County Emergency Management

CHIMACUM— Los residents que recibieron su primera dosis de la vacuna Moderna el 21 de marzo pueden recibir su segunda dosis el 17 de a...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

VACCINATION CLINIC OPEN IN CHIMACUM ON MARCH 27

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March 22, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthJefferson County Emergency Management

CHIMACUM—Jefferson County Public Health together with the Department of Emergency Management will continue to operate an appointment-...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

CLÍNICA DE VACUNACIÓN CONTRA LA COVID-19 EN CHIMACUM ABRE EL 21 DE MARZO

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March 18, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public Health360-385-9400

CHIMACUM—A partir del domingo 21 de marzo, la entidad de Salud Pública del Condado de Jefferson junto con el Departamento de Gestión de Emergencias tendrán una clínica ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Chimacum COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Open March 21

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March 16, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthJefferson County Emergency Management

CHIMACUM—Beginning Sunday, March 21, Jefferson County Public Health together with the Department of Emergency Management will hold an appointme...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Marine Biotoxins Found in Discovery Bay Shellfish

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January 14, 2021For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – Recent shellfish testing has shown elevated levels of the marine biotoxin that causes ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Port Ludlow No Water Contact Advisory Removed

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January 8, 2021For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Ludlow – Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will remove the No Water Contact Advisory for Port Ludlow Ba...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Port Ludlow Water Contact Advisory.

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January 5, 2021For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Ludlow – Olympic Water & Sewer, Inc. reported a bypass of sewage at their wastewater treatment facility...

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Shellfish Biotoxin Declines, Some Closures Remain

December 8, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – Recent testing from the Department of Health (DOH) shows continued declines in Paralytic Shellf...

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Port Townsend No Water Contact Advisory Continues

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November 19, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – Water samples taken by Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) in Port Townsend Bay near Monroe ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Port Townsend Water Contact Advisory

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November 17, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael Dawson, Water Quality ManagerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – The City of Port Townsend reported a sewage overflow at the intersection of Water and Monroe Streets in ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: October 26, 2020

National Disability Employment Month

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October 26, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anna McEnery, Developmental Disabilities CoordinatorJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9400 

October is National Disability Employment month. Please join Jefferson County Public Health, the Develo...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities (DD) Program Community Surveys

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October 2, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anna McEnery, Developmental Disability CoordinatorJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9400

Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities (DD) Program is conducting a survey to assess community knowledge of ser...

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Public Health News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Jefferson County’s CHIP Program Receives $1,000,000 Federal Grant

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September 11, 2020For Immediate ReleaseContact: Lori Fleming, CHIP Co-Exec / Grant Project DirectorJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9400 x 441

Jefferson County's Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) has been awarded a $1,000,000 federal...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Access to Dental Care - Smile Mobile comes to Jefferson County

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July 1, 2020For Immediate ReleaseKaren ObermeyerJefferson County Public Health360-385-9400

The Arcora Foundation-SmileMobile, a brightly painted 39-foot dental clinic on wheels, will return to Chimacum the week of July 7–15 and park at the Tri-Ar...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

BRINNON VACCINATION CLINIC TO OPEN MAY 1

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April 23, 2021For Immediate Release Jefferson County Public HealthDepartment of Emergency Management

The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management together with Jefferson County Public Health will open a clinic in Brinnon at the school g...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Access to Dental Care - Smile Mobile comes to Port Townsend

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February 27, 2019

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Karen ObermeyerJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9417

Access to Dental Care - Smile Mobile Comes to Port Townsend

Port Townsend, WA – Jefferson County Public Health is hosting the Smile Mobile &...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

UW Olympic Natural Resources Center (ONRC) Meeting 1/15 4-6pm

January 9, 2019

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Tami PokornyJefferson County Environmental Public Health(360) 379-4498, tpokorny@co.jefferson.wa.us

 UW Olympic Natural Resources Center (ONRC)

Port Townsend - Announcing the UW Olympic Natural Resources...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Students get more support for healthy choices

January 11, 2019

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Denise BankerJefferson County Public Health(360) 385-9417

Students get more support for healthy choices

Port Townsend, WA –Jefferson County Public Health has secured funding to reduce underage substanc...

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Public Health News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

WA Healthplanfinder's Open Enrollment

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October 5, 2017

For Immediate Release 

Jefferson County Community Health

360.385.9400

Need Health Insurance? Open EnrollmentRuns November 1, 2017 through January 15, 2018

Port Townsend – Jefferson County Public Health is reminding e...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Oak Bay Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins; Other Areas Open

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October 13, 2017

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health(360) 385-9444 ext. 301

Oak Bay Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins; Other Areas Open

Port Townsend – Shellfish from Oak Bay have been found to have high l...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Dept. of Health Urges Recreational Shellfish Harvesters to Follow ‘Three Cs’

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August 31, 2017

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health(360) 385-9444 ext. 301

Dept. of Health Urges Recreational Shellfish Harvesters to Follow ‘Three Cs’

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Lethal Levels of Shellfish Biotoxin Found at Fort Flagler; Port Townsend Bay Closes

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August 30, 2017

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Michael DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health(360) 385-9444 ext. 301

Lethal Levels of Shellfish Biotoxin Found at Fort Flagler; Port Townsend Bay Closes

Port Townsend – Marine biotoxins that cause...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

26 Local Eateries Receive the 2016 Award for Safe Food Handling

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August 30th, 2017For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Stuart Whitford, DirectorJefferson County Environmental Health & Water Quality (360) 385-9444 x411

26 Local Eateries Receive the 2016 Award for Safe Food Handling

Representatives from 10 ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Back to School Immunization Clinics Available

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August 21, 2017

For Immediate Release 

Contact:  Margi Boyd

Jefferson County Community Health

(360) 385-9400 

Jefferson County – It’s time for back-to-school immunizations and numerous Jefferson County cl...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Port Ludlow including Mats Mats Bay Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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August 24th, 2017For Immediate ReleaseContact: Mike DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health(360) 385-9444 ext. 301

Port Ludlow including Mats Mats Bay Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

Port Townsend – Shellfish samples from Port Ludlow have been ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Admiralty Inlet South to Kinney Point on Marrowstone Island Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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August 23, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Stuart Whitford, DirectorJefferson County Environmental Health & Water Quality360.385.9411info@jeffersoncounty.publichealth.org

Admiralty Inlet South to Kinney Point on Marrowstone Island Closed Du...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Anderson Lake Closed Due to Toxins

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For Immediate Release

Contact:

Michael Dawson

Jefferson County Environmental Health

(360) 385-9444 x301

Port Townsend –High levels of the potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a were detected in a water sample taken from Anderson Lake on Monday, May 22. &n...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Hot Weather Safety for the Summer Months

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August 14, 2017

For Immediate Release 

Contact:  Kathy Anderson

Jefferson County Community Health

(360) 385-9400 – Clinic

Port Townsend – A reminder we still have quite a bit of summer left, and the warmer weather gives us an opportu...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Port Townsend Bay, Kilisut Harbor and Mystery Bay Shellfish Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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July 19, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Michael DawsonJefferson County Environmental Health360.385.9444 x301info@jeffersoncounty.publichealth.org

Port Townsend Bay, Kilisut Harbor and Mystery Bay Shellfish Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

Port To...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Sports Physicals Available for Student Athletes

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For Immediate Release Contact: Department of Public Health360.385.9400info@jeffersoncounty.publichealth.org

Sports Physicals Available for Student AthletesThe Jefferson County School Based Health Centers (SBHC) is offering sports physicals. Any in...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Discovery Bay and the Strait of Juan de Fuca Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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For Immediate Release

Contact:

Michael Dawson

Jefferson County Environmental Health

(360) 385-9444 x301

Discovery Bay and the Strait of Juan de Fuca Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

Port Townsend – Shellfish samples from Discovery Bay have been found to contain e...

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Public Health News
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Gibbs Lake Closed Due to Toxin

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For Immediate Release

Contact:

Michael Dawson

Jefferson County Environmental Health

(360) 385-9444 x301

Port Townsend – High levels of the toxin microcystin were detected in a water sample taken from Gibbs Lake on Monday, August 14. The toxin level is 9.5 micr...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Gibbs Lake Closed due to Toxin

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July 23, 2021For Immediate ReleaseJefferson County Public HealthMichael Dawson, Water Quality Manager360-385-9444 ext. 301

Port Townsend – High levels of the toxin microcystin were detected in a water sample taken from Gibbs Lake on Monday, July ...

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