Coronavirus

Gov. Jay Inslee updates priorities list for vaccinations

Restaurant workers on the North Olympic Peninsula soon will be eligible for vaccinations, after Gov. Jay Inslee announced changes to the state’s priorities Thursday. Restaurant,… Continue reading

Vaccination appointments open now for the next tier

Those in the Phase 1B2 category for COVID-19 vaccinations are now able to schedule appointments at clinics across the North Olympic Peninsula. The tier of… Continue reading

After COVID weighed

If all take precautions, area could be free of virus by summer

Weekend clinic vaccinates about 500

Appointments open for next tier starting Wednesday

More to open up in the state

Phase 3 eases restrictions on businesses, sports

President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during a prime-time address from the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Biden sets May 1 target to have all adults vaccine-eligible

One year after the nation was brought to a near-standstill by the coronavirus, President… Continue reading

President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during a prime-time address from the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

King County approves grocery worker pandemic pay

The King County Council has approved $4-per-hour pay raises for grocery workers in unincorporated areas of the county during the… Continue reading

Mass vaccination site to open in Seattle on Saturday

Gov. Jay Inslee and Seattle-area leaders on Wednesday touted the opening of a new mass COVID-19 vaccination site at an… Continue reading

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Gerry Kress of Port Townsend pedaled his bike to Jefferson Healthcare's drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site Tuesday morning, where vaccinator Viviann Kuehl of Quilcene briefed him on the procedure. Kress was among 375 people scheduled for first doses of the Pfizer vaccine.  (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Gerry Kress of Port Townsend pedaled his bike to Jefferson Healthcare's drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site Tuesday morning, where vaccinator Viviann Kuehl of Quilcene briefed him on the procedure. Kress was among 375 people scheduled for first doses of the Pfizer vaccine.  (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula ready for school/childcare staff vaccinations

Both Jefferson and Clallam counties are on track to add COVID-19 vaccinations of teachers and child care workers, health officers said Sunday. The two counties… Continue reading

Tens of thousands may have to repay jobless benefits

About 55,000 Washingtonians may have to pay back thousands of dollars in jobless benefits. The Seattle Times reports Cami Feek,… Continue reading

Vaccination error in Port Townsend

Some to be tested for proper antibodies

Sinclair Place resident Martin Arnold cuts the ribbon to mark the start of the the senior living facility’s Freedom Ceremony. 

The ceremony marks the fact that 100 percent of the residents have been vaccinated which allows the facility to ease rules regarding movement out into the community. 

Pictured on the left is Victorya Rivera, community relations manager at Sinclair Place.

Ribbon cutting marks 100 percent vaccination for facility

Sinclair Place resident Martin Arnold cuts the ribbon to mark the start of the senior living facility’s Freedom Ceremony. The ceremony marks the fact that… Continue reading

Sinclair Place resident Martin Arnold cuts the ribbon to mark the start of the the senior living facility’s Freedom Ceremony. 

The ceremony marks the fact that 100 percent of the residents have been vaccinated which allows the facility to ease rules regarding movement out into the community. 

Pictured on the left is Victorya Rivera, community relations manager at Sinclair Place.