Coronavirus

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WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

The latest news on the pandemic, plus symptom information and prevention tips

 

COVID-19 outbreak investigated at Clallam County jail

Two inmates in quarantine after testing positive for virus

 

State launches voluntary COVID-19 tracing app

Notifications for iPhone, Android users aim to let people know of possible exposures

 

Health officials prepare for surge in COVID-19 cases

Holiday gatherings may bring spike within the next two weeks

Prosecutor says no charges over anti-mask protest in Oregon

A prosecutor in Bend, Ore., declined on Tuesday to file criminal charges against protesters who participated in a… Continue reading

Peninsula health officers report three new virus cases

The North Olympic Peninsula got a short reprieve with a relatively quiet day for COVID-19 cases with three new positives reported Sunday.… Continue reading

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Nurse and COVID-19 survivor Laura Dotlich sits next to a small pond at her home in rural Port Angeles on Thursday.
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Nurse and COVID-19 survivor Laura Dotlich sits next to a small pond at her home in rural Port Angeles on Thursday.
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Peninsula counties report COVID-19 cases

The North Olympic Peninsula reported 23 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, Friday and Saturday as a recent growth of new cases continued into… Continue reading

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Nurse Jessica Franz, shows a photo of her mother-in-law, Elaine Franz, outside Olathe Medical Center after working the graveyard shift Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Olathe, Kan. Elaine Franz died Nov. 10, one day before her 78th birthday, after contracting COVID-19. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Empty seats, delivered feasts as virus changes Thanksgiving

By Regina Garcia Cano, Matt Sedensky and Heather Hollingsworth | The Associated Press Vivian Zayas couldn’t keep herself from scrolling through photos of last Thanksgiving,… Continue reading

Nurse Jessica Franz, shows a photo of her mother-in-law, Elaine Franz, outside Olathe Medical Center after working the graveyard shift Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Olathe, Kan. Elaine Franz died Nov. 10, one day before her 78th birthday, after contracting COVID-19. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
A sales associate helps customers as they consider the purchase of a big-screen television at a Costco warehouse on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Sheridan, Colo.  U.S. consumer confidence fell to a reading of 96.1 in November as rising coronavirus cases pushed Americans’ confidence down to the lowest level since August. The Conference Board said the November reading represented a drop from a revised 101.4 in October.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Picture of US economy still worrisome as virus damages

Gripped by the accelerating viral outbreak, the U.S. economy is under pressure from… Continue reading

A sales associate helps customers as they consider the purchase of a big-screen television at a Costco warehouse on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Sheridan, Colo.  U.S. consumer confidence fell to a reading of 96.1 in November as rising coronavirus cases pushed Americans’ confidence down to the lowest level since August. The Conference Board said the November reading represented a drop from a revised 101.4 in October.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

PASD joins move to remote learning on Peninsula

The Port Angeles School District will join other districts on the North Olympic Peninsula in reverting to full remote learning Monday. The… Continue reading

State officials mull loosening COVID-19 guidelines for schools

State health officials are considering changing the disease metrics that guide school district reopening decisions during the pandemic. The… Continue reading

State hospitalizations spike but remain low on Peninsula

Gov. Jay Inslee has said that restrictions on business may be expanded if the growth… Continue reading

Peninsula hospitals restricting visitors

All three North Olympic Peninsula hospitals are restricting visitors amid high community prevalence of COVID-19. “There is no visitation except under special circumstances,” said Amy… Continue reading

Betsy Schultz, left, and Sue Chance work on their tree Saturday morning inside Edna’s Place. Their tree, based on the Captain Joseph House Foundation, is called “Starway to Living." Today is the last day for trees to be decorated. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)

Festival of Trees offers virtual gala, Family Days

Funds raised will go toward COVID-19 rapid testing at OMC

Betsy Schultz, left, and Sue Chance work on their tree Saturday morning inside Edna’s Place. Their tree, based on the Captain Joseph House Foundation, is called “Starway to Living." Today is the last day for trees to be decorated. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)

Brinnon students to shift back to hybrid model

Starting Monday, students to have three days online, two days in person

Long-term care facility reaches 22 total cases

Positive return rate ‘outstrips’ rise in testing, official says