COVID-19 Resources

Vashon’s COVID response & recovery efforts moved to standby/monitoring mode at the end of June. See the info cards below for current, accurate pandemic information. (Older, outdated content has been moved to Old Home page and Old Resource Center if you need.)

Tuesday, September 7: Vashon COVID Update: McMurray Middle School COVID Exposure Test Results: All Clear
Rapid Response Keeps Kids and School Staff in School

Updated testing info available here 

Access the latest COVID information (including the following), as a PDF: Vashon COVID Guide

I Need a Vaccination
COVID Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccinations are available free on the island at Vashon Pharmacy and Sea Mar at Sunrise Ridge, as well as other locations off-island.

I Need a COVID Test
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COVID-19 testing is available on and off of Vashon for people with symptoms or exposures, or if testing is needed for jobs or travel.

I Need Information
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Current information about the pandemic, including data dashboards, vaccine resources, and much more, is available here via links to the King and Pierce Counties and Washington State public health departments, the CDC website and more.

I Need Help
Resources Available

Resources are available for the Vashon community and businesses still affected by the pandemic. Several local organizations and the Chamber of Commerce can help.

What Happened
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View every Situation Report from the COVID-19 emergency activation, along with images, an archive history timeline and some writings inspired by the moment.

Get Alerts
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Sign up for a variety of alert services, including Voice Of Vashon's, and other sources of reliable information.

Get Prepared
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Does your family & business have a communications plan? That is just one of a number of easy steps to enhance your safety & preparedness for any incident. Learn more by looking at our preparation information.

About Us
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VashonBePrepared is a coalition of some 10 disaster preparedness organizations on Vashon-Maury Island in Washington's Puget Sound region. Incorporated in 2007 we now work closely under Vashon Fire, King County of Emergency Management and support our partners' nearly 400 active volunteers.

I Want to Help Out
Help Out!

VashonBePrepared provides training and educational opportunities to keep the island community prepared for the next emergency. See opportunities to get involved or donate.

Latest Updates

Compilation of FEMA Earthquake Publications

Apr 27

Written by:
4/27/2011 9:15 AM  RssIcon

imageThe Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are pleased to share the following compilations of FEMA earthquake publications, at no cost:

Earthquake Publications for Teachers and Kids, FEMA P-710CD
Educational resources (posters, teacher packages, a storybook for children, hands-on activities, and guidance) for teachers, students, and child care providers. All of the publications included on the CD are listed in the Teachers and Kids section of the Catalog of FEMA Earthquake Resources, FEMA P-736 (FEMA 159, 240, 253, 527, 529, and 531). Two additional publications are also included: Earthquake Safety Checklist, FEMA 526, and Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt Poster, FEMA 528.

Earthquake Publications for Individuals and Homeowners, FEMA P-711CD
Resources (guides and safety checklists) to help individuals, families, and homeowners prepare for an earthquake and prevent earthquake damage to their homes. The CD includes all of the publications listed in the Individuals and Homeowners section of the Catalog of FEMA Earthquake Resources, FEMA P-736 (FEMA 74, 232, 526, 528, 530, and Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness). The CD also includes the Drop, Cover, and Hold Poster, FEMA 529, and The Adventures of Terry the Turtle and Gracie the Wonder Dog, Grades 3 through 6, FEMA 531.

Earthquake Publications for Community Planners and Public Policy Makers, FEMA P-712CD
Resources for local planners, policy makers, and advocates interested in reducing the risks posed by seismic hazards to their communities. Seven of the publications are offered separately in the Catalog of FEMA Earthquake Resources, FEMA P-736 (FEMA 83, 84, 154, 266, 275, 366, and 474). Also included on the CD are Seismic Retrofit Incentive Programs: A Handbook for Local Governments, FEMA 254, and a series of mitigation planning "how-to" guides (FEMA 386-1 through 386-8) applicable to earthquakes and other hazards.

To order your copy of FEMA P-710CD, FEMA P-711CD, or FEMA P-712CD from the FEMA Publications Warehouse, call 1(800) 480-2520 or fax your request to (240) 699-0525.

To view or download these publications, please visit the FEMA Library.

To view or download other FEMA National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) publications and products or to sign up for updates on earthquake risk mitigation publications, news, and events, visit Earthquake Publications and Tools.