Zach Jablonski

COVID-19 cases rising statewide

While the North Olympic Peninsula was spared from new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, local health officials are urging residents to continue to follow health… Continue reading

Peninsula sees high demand for flu vaccinations

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, pharmacies and health care providers are seeing the highest rate of flu vaccinations in years on the North Olympic Peninsula,… Continue reading

Peninsula health officials support western states vaccine panel

Local health officials support Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to join with other western states in forming a work group of experts to further evaluate a… Continue reading

Cindy Rice of Port Ludlow drops off her ballot for the Nov. 3 general election on Thursday at the walk-up drop box in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Voter turnout already approaching 50 percent on peninsula

Drop boxes picked up multiple times per day, officials say

Cindy Rice of Port Ludlow drops off her ballot for the Nov. 3 general election on Thursday at the walk-up drop box in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam COVID-19 cases push county back into moderate-risk status

Clallam County confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, moving the county into the low end of the state’s moderate-risk category. The county’s case… Continue reading

Health officers: ‘Difficult phase’ of pandemic ahead

Nationally, there are signs that the “second wave” of COVID-19 infections is beginning — especially in the Midwestern states — and as fall continues on… Continue reading

Unthank sees uptick in Sequim COVID-19 cases

Sequim has had an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases recently and that concerns Dr. Allison Unthank, Clallam County health officer. “We do worry… Continue reading

‘Difficult phase’ of pandemic ahead

Nationally, there are signs that the “second wave” of COVID-19 infections is beginning — especially in the Midwestern states — and as fall continues on… Continue reading

One new COVID-19 case in Jefferson; none in Clallam

One new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Jefferson County on Tuesday, while Clallam County held steady with no new cases for the second consecutive… Continue reading

Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Jefferson on Monday; none in Clallam

Jefferson County confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, while Clallam County had no cases to report. Jefferson County’s new case rate rose to… Continue reading

One new COVID-19 case in Clallam County

One new COVID-19 case in Clallam County; health officials say flu vaccinations high this year

Two new COVID-19 cases in Clallam; none in Jefferson

Local health officials are concerned about Washington state’s rising COVID-19 case numbers.

COVID-19: One new case in Clallam, none in Jefferson

Both Clallam, Jefferson counties remain in state’s low-risk category for COVID-19

Official: Masks under costumes OK for Halloween

Three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Jefferson County while one was added in Clallam County early this week. Both counties remained in the… Continue reading

One new COVID-19 case in both Clallam and Jefferson counties

One new case of COVID-19 was confirmed Thursday in each of the North Olympic Peninsula counties.

Clallam health officials prepare for school opening

Clallam County Public Health officials continue to work with the Clallam school districts as most prepare to begin some in-person education next week. Clallam County… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula free of new COVID-19 cases

No new COVID-19 cases were confirmed on the North Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday

Clallam under COVID-19 benchmark for 4 weeks

Jefferson Co. hit the two-week mark of no new COVID-19 cases, dropping its infection rate to zero.

Clallam prepares for some in-person student instruction

County County reports four new COIVD-19 cases; Jefferson reports none

County health departments preparing for eventual vaccine distribution

Officials want COVID-19 vaccines to be ready by Nov. 1, but doses are not expected until 2021.