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 (Older, outdated content has been moved to Old Home page and Old Resource Center if you need.)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, May 20:  VashonBePrepared COVID Update (web link • newsletter version):

One Million and Five • Vashon COVID Monitoring: The Flat Surge Continues • Now It’s BA.2.12.1 • Developments: Kid Boosters, COVID/Flu Test 
You Can Take Control: Be Protected & Be Prepared • Latest Vashon COVID Statistics

Mas de un Millón  • Actualización de COVID en Vashon: La Oleada Continúa Presente y Aplanada  • Ahora es BA.2.12.1
Vacunas de Refuerzo para Niños, Pruebas combinada para COVID/Influenza • Usted puede tomar el Control:  Esté protegido y Esté Preparado
Últimas Estadisticas de COVID en Vashon

 

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

Business Preparedness Workshop Focuses on Electrical & Other Power Outages

May 8

Written by:
5/8/2014 11:56 AM  RssIcon

Open for Business!

Free Preparedness Workshop

What can you do to keep going when the lights go out?
What can you do now to help your business manage one of those Vashon-style power outages that last for days?
At this second Open for Business! workshop we've invited Puget Sound Energy (PSE) to help us plan for the inevitable and most frequent cause of business disruption.

When?

Tuesday May 13th

6:00 to 8:00pm

Where?

Puget Sound Energy Office
18125 Vashon Highway
(just south of town)

Questions?

Open for Business! Team

biz@VashonBePrepared.org

VashonBePrepared.org

 

CLICK TO REGISTER NOW!

This session is designed to help you plan for both short and long term loss of power to your business. In this workshop you will hear...

  • What you can do to mitigate the impact of power outages on your business.
  • How Puget Sound Energy handles its own continuity of operations plans so that they can maintain operations and continue to serve customers.
  • What steps PSE takes to minimize the risk of disruption, how PSE plans for major storm events, and how Vashon Island fits into regional plans.
  • How PSE identifies outages and prioritizes restoration.

The Open for Business! workshop series comes to you from VashonBePrepared and is endorsed by our partner, the Vashon Chamber of Commerce. And this series of workshops has been designed to serve all Island businesses regardless of size or location so please join us.

The workshop will be led by business continuity and disaster expert Shelby Edwards of ODT Associates, LLC. Most recently the Global Director of Business Continuity and Crisis Management at NIKE, Edwards lives right here on Vashon and she brings to us her several decades of experience in planning for, responding to and recovering from major events.

 
 
 
 

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