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A school-wide mask mandate was imposed at Chimacum Junior/Senior High School Monday. The requirement for masks was announced Friday by Dr. Allison Berry, public health officer for Jefferson and … more
Shellfish harvesting in Quilcene Bay may be threatened by bacterial pollution, according to state health officials. The Washington State Department of Health has finished the annual water quality … more
Fishing, boating, and swimming have been banned at Anderson Lake after the discovery of elevated levels of the potent nerve toxin anatoxin-a in the water. Jefferson County Public Health officials … more
Jefferson Transit is no longer requiring masks on their vehicles or facilities, the transit authority announced via their website Tuesday afternoon. After a Florida federal court judge’s … more
A Kitsap County judge dismissed a lawsuit by two Quilcene residents over Jefferson County’s COVID-19 mask mandate and proof-of-vaccine requirement for indoor eating at bars and … more
Jefferson County's face-mask mandate will end 10 days earlier than expected, public health officials announced Monday. The public health order requiring people to be masked while in indoor, public … more
The public health mandate that requires face masks in indoor settings will be lifted in Jefferson County on Monday, March 21, county health officials announced Thursday. “While the COVID-19 … more
Face-mask mandates to limit the spread of COVID-19 may be lifted soon, Public Health Officer Dr. Allison Berry said Monday. Berry said the end of the mask mandate could come by the end of March or … more
Falling numbers of COVID-19 cases over the next month may mean the end of the proof-of-vaccination rule for eating in Jefferson County restaurants in March, Public Health Officer Dr. Allison Berry … more
  Workers at Jefferson County Public Health will take a timeout for a one-day staff retreat in February. The gathering is planned to give employees a day of “respite and … more
The number of COVID-19 caused deaths in Jefferson County increased by two last week. Health officials announced Thursday afternoon that an unvaccinated woman who was in her 80s had passed away … more
    The Jefferson County Library in Port Hadlock is partnering with Jefferson County Public Health to distribute COVID-19 test kits to anyone who has had a direct exposure or has … more
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