Weekly Case Update - August 13, 2021

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The latest COVID-19 case update can be found here: https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/23861/210813-SJC-Case-Update

San Juan County Health Officer Reinstates Masking Requirements

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All customers entering businesses in San Juan County will be required to mask up beginning at 5pm on Friday August 13th, 2021.

To read the complete press release, click here: https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/23859/210813-Reinstatement-of-Mask-Order

For the detailed Health Officer Order, click here: https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/23827/210812-Health-Officer-Order-2020-2

Hot Topic #54: The Islands' New Reality

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From San Juan County Health & Community Services

Surging Cases: The Islands’ New Reality

Fourteen new COVID cases were reported in San Juan County on August 10th. While 11 of these cases were tied to two household clusters, this is still an alarming number.

The number of hospital beds devoted…

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Reminder for All Islands 4/7/21

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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

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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

San Juan Island Prevention Coalition's Annual Survey

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The San Juan Island Prevention Coalition annual survey will provide the organization with local information about community perceptions.

The survey is available online in English (https://www.research.net/r/SAJUSAJUEN2020) and Spanish (https://es.research.net/r/SAJUSAJUSP2020). Thank you for completing this short 5-minute survey.

The survey will serve as one point of data…

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COVID-19 testing still advised for people with symptoms and close contacts of confirmed cases

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The Washington State Department of Health’s guidance around testing has not changed: if you have symptoms, you need to get tested. If you’re a close contact of a confirmed case, you need to get tested. Close contacts of confirmed cases also need to stay at home away from others (quarantine)…

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San Juan County EDC announces two small business grants

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Two new grants aim to help small businesses in San Juan County survive COVID-19.

The first is the Small Business Relief Grant program from San Juan County. In this grant, launched Sept. 1, the county will use part of the $943,250 of the CARES Act funding it received from the…

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Local Businesses to Receive Help from Dept. of Commerce

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The Washington State Department of Commerce announced the final group of grants from the first round of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Working Washington Small Business emergency grant program to 100 very small businesses impacted by COVID-19 on July 29. Businesses with up to 10 employees in 13 counties across the state…

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Summary of Recent Cases in San Juan County

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San Juan County is shifting to a weekly roll-up of new cases. This is the first of those reports. Going forward, the report will be issued on Thursday of each week.

To read more, click here.

Medicare Savings Program: Get Help Paying Medicare Premiums

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You can get help from your state paying your Medicare premiums. In some cases, Medicare Savings Programs may also pay Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments if you meet certain conditions.

Click here for more information.

Latest Updates from WA State Coronavirus Response Team (7/2/2020)

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The Business and Workers update is a weekly newsletter providing news and information to help businesses and workers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The information is compiled by the state Economic Resiliency Team (ERT), part of the Joint Information Center.

Here are the latest updates: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/WADOC/bulletins/2936e71

Inslee announces funding for rent assistance, tribal recovery efforts, small businesses and nonprofits

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Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the state has distributed nearly $365 million in federal funds to help with COVID-19 response and relief efforts across Washington.

Distributed this week to seven state agencies and the University of Washington, the allocations include nearly $351 million in federal CARES Act funding and $13.5…

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Food Assistance Update from SJI Public School District

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Because COVID-19 closed our schools, your children may be eligible for food assistance, called Pandemic EBT (P-EBT): Emergency School Meals Program through DSHS www.WashingtonConnection.org.

If your family has lost income since schools closed, you may be eligible for free or reduced-price school meals. You can find out if you are…

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Child Care Partnership Grants Available

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Funding available to support local partnerships that increase child care capacity in Washington communities. The Washington State Department of Commerce is soliciting applications to support local partnerships to develop action plans that stabilize and expand child care capacity in communities. The following organizations are eligible to apply on behalf of…

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