Zach Jablonski

Clallam County Public Health has added a chart of the location of COVID-19 cases on its website. It is updated each Friday. Graphic by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Virus case numbers may plateau

Clallam County reported two additional cases of COVID-19, and Jefferson County has reported one new case. The newest infections bring Clallam County’s total number of… Continue reading


Two new cases of COVID-19 in Clallam, none in Jefferson

Officials: Friends, not tourist, most risky


Additional COVID-19 case found in Clallam County

As Clallam County discovered a new case of COVID-19, its health officer plans to back off on releasing individual case information. Clallam County’s case total… Continue reading


Officials urging people to limit gatherings

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Clallam County, it was reported Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases on the North Olympic… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula holds at 118 confirmed COVID-19 cases

The state secretary of health has returned the Safe Start applications to Jefferson and six other counties as the phased reopening process remains on pause.… Continue reading

Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed on the Peninsula

Two more cases of COVID-19 in Clallam County and one in Jefferson County were confirmed, it was announced Thursday, bringing the total number of cases… Continue reading

Three new COVID-19 cases in Clallam County

Three new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Clallam County, bringing the total number of cases on the North Olympic Peninsula to 91. Jefferson… Continue reading

No mask, no service starts this week

Clallam County saw two additional COVID-19 positives over the weekend, but they were not related to outbreaks at Serenity House in Port Angeles or Olympic… Continue reading

Health officers urge caution on Fourth; Clallam adds two COVID-19 cases

North Olympic Peninsula health officers are urging caution during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. They said Thursday they encourage residents to celebrate only with… Continue reading

Jefferson County sees new case of COVID-19

One new confirmed case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Jefferson County, which brings the total number of cases on the North Olympic Peninsula to 69.… Continue reading

Health officials in favor of fall opening for schools

North Olympic Peninsula health officers support the idea of sending students back to brick-and-mortar schools this fall. On June 11, state Superintendent Chris Reykdal announced… Continue reading

Clallam confirms new cases, total rises to 33

Clallam County confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 Monday during a week in which health officials are expected to consider re-opening overnight camping. The new… Continue reading

Peninsula cases of COVID-19 rise to 60

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the North Olympic Peninsula rose to 60 after a household member of another confirmed case in Clallam County… Continue reading

Officials planning regional approach for Phase 3

Public health officials on the North Olympic Peninsula have started planning for the two counties to enter Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Safe Start”… Continue reading

Overnight camping to be recommended soon

Overnight camping on the North Olympic Peninsula could open up by the end of this month if all officials agree, even if the state has… Continue reading

Peninsula counties planning for Phase 2

Jefferson County hair and nail salons are expected to open this week to pre-existing customers by appointment as the county begins Phase 2 of Gov.… Continue reading

Clallam officials working on plan as coronavirus count stays at 25

The Jefferson County Board of Health unanimously approved the county health officer’s recommendations for a modified Phase 2, and the county commissioners will consider them… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases rise to 50 on Olympic Peninsula

State: Jefferson County still eligible for early Phase 2

Officials concerned about increased travel from out of county

After a weekend of good weather with packed parks and trails, officials are concerned about a possible rise in the number of cases on the… Continue reading