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This site is designed to facilitate San Juan Island's response and recovery for COVID-19. Residents can request help or sign up to donate and volunteer. Organizations can join by clicking “I Represent a Local Organization” at the upper-right.

Community Updates

National Guard To Return To San Juan County For COVID-19 Vaccinations

posted 5 days ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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Registration Opens TUESDAY APRIL 20th at 9am

In a piece of very welcome news, the same WA National Guard team that vaccinated 2,000 islanders in February and March will be returning to the islands at the end of April to help vaccinate an additional 3,100 individuals.

Details:

-Registration for these…

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Child Care, Youth Development, and Day Camps Guidance Updated

posted 5 days ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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From San Juan County Health & Community Services

This week, WA DOH updated the Child Care, Youth Development and Day Camps Guidance document while many families and staff are on spring break.

They have inserted the CDC guidelines for travel on page 16, this recommendation differs slightly from the most…

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WA State Coronavirus Response Update: Business & Worker Newsletter

posted 12 days ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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Business Grants

April 9 deadline for Working Washington Grants: Round 4

The application portal is still open! This program is administered by the state Department of Commerce and focuses on brick-and-mortar for-profit small businesses, especially those that were required to close due to public health and safety measures. Grant awards…

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Reminder for All Islands 4/7/21

posted 14 days ago by carrie@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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San Juan County Health & Community Services has posted a reminder for all islanders about COVID precautions. Click on the link below to learn more.

https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/22699/210407-Community-Reminder

Community Update - Case Surge on SJI 4/7/21

posted 14 days ago by carrie@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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San Juan County Health & Community Services has posted a new update due to a case surge on San Juan Island. Click the link below to learn more.

https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/22692/210407-SJI-Outbreak

WA Listens - A New Support Line

posted 14 days ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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A new helpline is available for individuals who need support due to COVID-19.

The program serves the North Sound region of Washington State where staff provide non-clinical, psycho-education-based support to those with elevated stress due to the pandemic. To access the support line, call 1-833-681-0211.

To learn more about the…

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Hot Topic #47: Straight Talk For Right Now

posted 19 days ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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San Juan County Health & Community Services has posted a new update. If you have questions about family/friends/staff going on vacation, this guidance will help.

https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/22656/Hot-Topic-47-Straight-Talk-for-Right-Now

Phase 3 Theater & Performing Arts Events Guidelines

posted 26 days ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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The guidelines for Theater & Performing Arts and Events have been updated as of March 23, 2021. You can find the updated guidelines here: Theater & Performing Arts and Events

Guidelines for other business activities can be found here: COVID-19 Reopening Guidance For Businesses

San Juan County Travel Guidance

posted 28 days ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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From San Juan County Health & Community Services:

As spring break is coming soon for many of our local schools, we are getting more questions about families traveling or visiting.

San Juan County is following CDC travel advisory guidance: Travel During COVID-19 | CDC

As many older adults (65+) and…

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Vaccine Assessment - Age 65 and Older

posted about 1 month ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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To better understand the current need for vaccinations for San Juan County residents 65 and older, San Juan County Health and Community Services asks that those who meet all of the four measures below fill out a simple form:

  • A San Juan County resident (short term or long term), and
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Smile Mobile Dental Van in Friday Harbor April 20-23

posted about 1 month ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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The Smile Mobile dental van is coming to Friday Harbor April 20-23. Their dental team sees babies, children, teens and pregnant/postpartum women on Apple Health or uninsured. The van will be parked at the Mullis Community Center. If you are in need of dental treatment, call NOW 888-286-9105 to schedule

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WA National Guard Vaccine Support to SJC Week of 2/15

posted 2 months ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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In the good news department, a joint effort between San Juan County, the Washington National Guard, and the WA Department of Health is planning to deliver 1900 first doses of the COVID vaccine over next week (Feb 15th – 19th). The team will return 28 days later to deliver second…

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Health Officer Recommendations Regarding School Reopening

posted 2 months ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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The latest media release regarding school reopening can be found here:

https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/21922/210208-Expanded-School-Reopening-Guidance

Seeking Bilingual Volunteers!

posted 2 months ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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Can you help translate important COVID-19 information into Spanish? San Juan County is seeking help to translate COVID-19 announcements into Spanish for the County's website.

If you are interested in helping, please click on the "I Want To Volunteer" button on our main Recovers home page. Your information will be…

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A Plea to the Community on Travel, New Variants, and Keeping the Islands Safe: DON’T TRAVEL, DON’T HOST.

posted 2 months ago by jeanne@sjicf.org from San Juan Island Community Foundation
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From San Juan County Health & Community Services

  1. As was seen in the islands over the holidays and throughout this crisis, island residents traveling off-island or hosting guests from off-island is far and away the most likely source of COVID transmission in San Juan County.

  2. As most are aware, several…

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Emergency Information

Emergency: 911 (EMS does not do COVID testing)

San Juan County Mental Health Resources can be found here. Please reach out if you need help. Scroll down for more details about mental health services available to SJI residents.

Other Useful Links and Resources:
San Jan County website for COVID-19 Instructions, Resources and Case Count

Small Business Admin Relief Program Information

SJICF Emergency Grant Funding Request Form (for nonprofits)

LOCAL SERVICES AVAILABLE TO RESIDENTS
(Note: You can also select "I Have a Need" on this page and your need will be matched with a local organization. All needs submitted are confidential.)

FOOD
Friday Harbor Food Bank - 500 Market Street; open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11:30am to 2pm. Distribution procedures have been modified to ensure safety of clients.

Mullis Center/Senior Services Meals on Wheels - Monday, Wednesday, Friday meal deliveries; other essential items such as groceries and prescriptions will be delivered to seniors on SJI. Call 360-378-2677 to inquire about delivery.

36 Weekends Program - Providing nutritious food for kids, delivered. Email sji36weekends@gmail.com to inquire.

Pet Food Pantry/APS Friday Harbor - 365C Spring Street (Treasure Hounds); open every other Wednesday 10am - 1pm beginning 4/15; pet food assistance is available on other days by calling APS staff at 360-378-2158.

HOUSEHOLD COSTS ASSISTANCE
SJI Family Resource Center - 476 Market St.; Providing emergency financial assistance for housing, utilities, transportation; household essential items; behavioral health support via remote services; coordination of delivery of food from food bank or 36 Weekends program. Call 360-378-5246 for assistance.

Orcas Power & Light Project PAL - Provides assistance for electric bill. Visit opalco.com to apply or call 360-376-3500.

TRANSPORTATION
'RoundTowner - Facilitating delivery of food, prescriptions and supplies to senior or disabled residents of SJI. Call 360-298-6108 8am to 6pm, 7 days a week for assistance.

HEALTHCARE
Mt. Baker Planned Parenthood/SJI - Open Thursdays 8am to 5pm for distribution of supplies; telemedicine appointments available for other needs. Call 360-378-6010 to make an appointment.

MENTAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
Safe San Juans - 570A Guard St.; Providing free and confidential help for anyone experiencing domestic violence; serving people regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, income status, creed, or sexual orientation. Call 360-378-8680 or, if urgent, the crisis line at 360-378-2345. Open Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4pm.

SJI Family Resource Center - Providing behavioral health support via remote services; call 360-378-5246 for assistance.

Compass Health - Providing mental health support and substance abuse help for individuals, families, and children via remote services; call 360-378-2669 for assistance.

SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE
SJ County Economic Development Council - offering guidance for small business relief programs available as a result of COVID-19. Call 360-378-2906 or visit sanjuansedc.org.

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