Coronavirus

COVID omicron sub-variant raising concern nationally

Strategies changing to respond to endemic disease situation

County governments aim for return to hybrid meetings

As COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations decline and masking mandate lifting dates are set, Clallam and Jefferson county commissions are beginning the shift to conducting… Continue reading

Authorities say COVID-19 mitigations should stay in place until March 21

It is important to keep all mitigation measures in place until March 21, according to the region’s health officer. State and regional authorities set a… Continue reading

King County ending vaccine requirements at bars, restaurants

Businesses will be free to impose their own vaccination requirements

Gov. Jay Inslee

State to lift indoor mask mandate March 21

Indoor requirement also to be ended on Peninsula

Gov. Jay Inslee
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

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

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Proof of vaccination required at these businesses and events.

Proof of vaccination required at these businesses and events

List of local businesses and events that require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination

Proof of vaccination required at these businesses and events.

Autopsy confirms cause of death

Clallam County man in 30s succumbed to COVID-19

Quilcene High School principal Sean Moss, left, faces a group of students who walked out of class Tuesday afternoon, protesting what they say is a lack of support for students who have been sick with COVID-19. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Quilcene High School principal Sean Moss, left, faces a group of students who walked out of class Tuesday afternoon, protesting what they say is a lack of support for students who have been sick with COVID-19. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Region’s health officer warns of lifting mask mandates too soon

Governor plans announcement next week regarding health measures

State House quadruples number of lawmakers allowed on floor

Executive Rules Committee approved the update

PREPS: COVID capacity restrictions lifted for Port Angeles High School sports

Port Angeles basketball fans can pack the home gym Thursday night for the Roughriders’ huge game against North Kitsap. The Port Angeles… Continue reading

Two more COVID-19 deaths reported on Peninsula

Health officer tells how death is judged to be from the virus

Health officer: Modeling shows case rates likely to drop by mid-March

Vaccine-card mandate could be lifted if rate drops sooner