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 (Older, outdated content has been moved to Old Home page and Old Resource Center if you need.)

Friday, November 26: Vashon COVID Update (link):  

  • Vaccination Success: More Than Half of Vashon’s 5 – 11 Year Olds Get First Shots • On-Island Vaccination Availability • Help Prevent a Flu/COVID “Twindemic”
  • Vashon Center for the Arts Re-Opens • Learn to Manage Pandemic Anger: Theirs and Yours •  Latest Vashon COVID Statistics
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

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

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

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

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

NWHRN Healthcare Business Resiliency Workshop–June 10th

May 5

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Join the Network's Business Resiliency Workshop - June 10, 2014!

This one-day workshop by the Northwest Healthcare Response Network will help non-hospital healthcare organizations learn the fundamentals of business resiliency. Participants acquire 
tools to help their organization stay open, or to re-open rapidly after a disaster, to continue to care for clients. A newly updated workbook is included to assist in developing a facility's Resiliency Plan. Each participant will receive a business resiliency workbook to assist in developing an emergency operations plan for his/her organization, and time in class to work on their plan. Business resilience teams are encouraged to come together.

Topics include:
Business Resiliency Team | Plan Development | Hazard Vulnerability & Risk Assessment 
Vital Electronic Records & Disaster Recovery | Locations, Essential Services & Crit. Functions 
Business Impact Analysis | Personnel Preparedness | Communications | Mitigation Strategy Recovery Strategy | Training, Drills, Exercises & Plan Maintenance

Target audience - All non-hospital healthcare organizations:
Adult Family Homes | Ambulatory Care Clinics | Nursing Homes | Boarding Homes 
Home Health | Home Care | Community Clinics | Behavioral Health | Pediatric Care 
Palliative Care | Ambulatory Surgery Centers | Other Ancillary Services (Dialysis, Blood & Surgical)

Cost to attend is $30. Parking is free. Snacks and lunch will be provided. If you need a special meal (vegetarian or gluten/dairy free) please email us.

Questions?  Please contact us at info@nwhrn.org.

Register online: www.BusinessResiliency.eventbrite.com.

 

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