Zach Jablonski

Clallam coronavirus outbreak grows to 15 cases

One of Clallam County’s eight new COVID-19 cases confirmed Tuesday brings an outbreak at an unnamed long-term care facility up to 15 people. The remaining… Continue reading

Round 1 of COVID-19 vaccines wrapping up

The first round of COVID-19 vaccinations for the Phase 1A group are expected to be completed over the next two weeks, and the second round… Continue reading

Second shipment of Pfizer’s vaccine arrives on Olympic Peninsula

North Olympic Peninsula hospitals received a second shipment of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday while health officials continue to vaccinate community members who fall within… Continue reading

Long-term care center in Clallam reports 9 coronavirus cases

Another long-term care facility in Clallam County is under an outbreak investigation for COVID-19 after weekend testing confirmed nine cases among staff and residents. Six… Continue reading

Pfizer vaccine arrives in Washington state

The initial shipment of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Washington state, and North Olympic Peninsula hospitals are preparing for their first shipments. The first… Continue reading

No virus ‘surge’ yet after Thanksgiving

While the North Olympic Peninsula has seen cases of COVID-19 attributed to Thanksgiving gatherings, it has so far been spared from a surge that other… Continue reading

COVID-19 outbreak investigated at Clallam County jail; 2 inmates test positive

Two inmates are in quarantine after testing positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus

Two more die of COVID-19 in Clallam

Clallam County confirmed two additional deaths due to COVID-19 Tuesday, and it also has seen a rise in hospitalizations, health officials said. Clallam County had… Continue reading

State launches voluntary COVID-19 tracing app

A smartphone app has been launched statewide and can alert users if they come into close contact with someone who has been exposed to COVID-19.… Continue reading

Long-term care facility reaches 22 COVID-19 cases; peninsula hospitals restricting visitors

The number of COVID-19 cases on the North Olympic Peninsula continued to grow on Tuesday as Clallam County confirmed 10 new cases and Jefferson County… Continue reading

Officials: Avoid gathering with non-household members for holiday

North Olympic Peninsula health officials are urging residents to not gather and travel for the Thanksgiving holiday as COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise. Clallam… Continue reading

Peninsula adds 30 new COVID-19 cases

County health officers expect COVID-19 case numbers to continue to rise over the next few weeks, as Clallam County added 18 new cases and Jefferson… Continue reading

County cases reach record-high COIVD-19 numbers

Jefferson County entered the state’s high-risk category for COVID-19 on Monday, while Clallam County reported the largest daily increase in cases since the pandemic began,… Continue reading

Clallam County enters COVID-19 high-risk category

Clallam County has joined Jefferson County in the state’s COVID-19 high-risk category. As of Tuesday, Clallam County had a case rate of 87 per 100,000… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases continue to rise on the peninsula

Health officials are continuing to monitor the rise in COVID-19 cases on the North Olympic Peninsula, with Clallam County confirming five new cases on Thursday,… Continue reading

Two new COVID-19 cases in Clallam, one in Jefferson

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Clallam County on Wednesday, while Jefferson County added one new confirmed case. Both county’s case rates continued… Continue reading

Peninsula counties add new COVID-19 cases as Jefferson surpasses 100 infections

The numbers of new COVID-19 cases continue to rise on the North Olympic Peninsula as Jefferson County confirmed five new cases Tuesday and Clallam County… Continue reading

Clallam, Jefferson counties each investigating COVID-19 outbreaks

Clallam and Jefferson counties are investigating outbreaks of COVID-19 that have arisen separately in recent days. Clallam County is investigating an outbreak at a long-term… Continue reading

Jefferson County adds 90th COVID-19 case; no new ones in Clallam

Jefferson County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, while Clallam County reported no additional cases for the third consecutive day. The case rates… Continue reading

County virus numbers not following state trend

Peninsula remains in low to moderate risk