Coronavirus

Hospitals, schools comply with order

Hundreds from Peninsula agencies receive vaccine exemption

Dr. Tom Locke is the Jefferson County deputy health officer.

Mandates may be ‘new normal,’ deputy health officer says

Vaccination rates are rising across the state and nationally, the deputy public health officer for Jefferson County told commissioners Monday. The delta variant of COVID-19… Continue reading

Dr. Tom Locke is the Jefferson County deputy health officer.

Olympic Medical Center opens new clinic

Olympic Medical Center will open a new drive-through for COVID-19 testing and vaccination Monday. The OMC Front Street Clinic at 901 E.… Continue reading

Monday is state’s deadline for vaccine

Health care, state employees among those affected

Inslee orders health measures

Vaccine proof or negative test soon required at large events

Makah center given funds to aid vaccine confidence

The Makah Cultural and Research Center has been awarded funding from Communities for Immunity in support of its work to promote vaccine… Continue reading

Health board dismisses complaint against Berry

State body says health officers have broad powers

The ferry MV Coho sails past Port Angeles City Pier during a maintenance run in May 2020. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

US land borders to reopen in November

Black Ball awaits more information before setting date to resume service

The ferry MV Coho sails past Port Angeles City Pier during a maintenance run in May 2020. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

COVID-19 statistics

Seven new COVID-19 cases were reported on the North Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday, with five in Clallam County and two in Jefferson County. That brought… Continue reading

88 percent of state health care workers fully vaccinated, survey finds

Most of Washington’s health care workers have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, with a week left before the state’s immunization deadline. As of Monday… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases remain at plateau on Peninsula

Case rates on the North Olympic Peninsula are staying at a plateau, primarily upheld by continued widespread transmission on the West End in Clallam County… Continue reading

School districts losing little staff to mandate

Most vaccinated in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Community transmission is widespread in Forks, West End

Health officer says increased mitigation measures are needed

COVID case slide tenuous

Health officer: ‘This is still a very high plateau’