Covid-19

COVID-19 Vaccine on VASHON ISLAND

Vashon Island’s average resident is over the age of 50 – meaning that as Washington State moves through the first stages of its COVID-19 vaccination prioritization plan the interest in vaccination has reached a fever pitch. This mass interest has been challenged by federal dispersal tactics and abilities. Island vaccination centers are only able to vaccinate depending …

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Covid-19: What I’ve learned about being prepared

Vashon Island has a whole Facebook group dedicated to being prepared. As a Vashonite, I think it’s a good idea to be prepared. We always live with potential disruptions—broken ferries, earthquakes, snow or ice storms. We’re always told to be prepared, so how prepared was I to be isolated by a pandemic?I really thought I …

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A Note from VashonBePrepared

Vashon Emergency Operations Center (EOC) team and VashonBePrepared are currently activated to support Vashon during the COVID-19 pandemic, under the direction of Incident Commander VIFR Chief Krimmert. Activities include: sharing reliable information with the community, supporting island medical providers, facilitating groups that are organizing to support the community, and looking for ways to help island …

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