The Vaccines Are Coming

Yesterday’s (Feb. 26) COVID-19 vaccine update from the Washington State Department of Health (WSDOH) announced the federal allocation of vaccines for the next three weeks: Week of February 28: 279,800 doses (156,640 first, 123,160 second) Week of March 7: 285,200 doses (156,640 first, 128,560 second) Week of March 14: 313,280 doses (156,640 first, 156,640 second) Despite the … More The Vaccines Are Coming

New Medium Article Takes a Close Look at BP’s COVID Vaccine Clinic

Wudan Yan, a journalist based out of Seattle, spent a day at the January 29 Bainbridge Prepares’ COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Senior Center. Her in-depth article on the clinic, including many gorgeous photos by Jovelle Tamayo, was featured in the Medium publication Elemental, which focuses on health and wellness. The article talks about the … More New Medium Article Takes a Close Look at BP’s COVID Vaccine Clinic

Winter Storm May Affect Bainbridge Vaccine Clinics

A powerful winter storm could delay this weekend’s COVID-19 vaccine clinics. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Seattle and Bremerton areas effective from 10 p.m. Friday evening until 4 p.m. Saturday. The warning is for heavy snow with accumulations of between 3 and 7 inches as well as wind … More Winter Storm May Affect Bainbridge Vaccine Clinics

Is Bainbridge the Most Resilient Community in the Nation?

According to Ethos Preparedness—emergency preparedness consultants and manufacturers of emergency equipment—Bainbridge is “a contender” for most resilient community in the United States. On their Linked In page, Ethos says the reason is that the “community has invested in resilience, embodied by its nonprofit organization ‘Bainbridge Prepares’ that partners with the City of Bainbridge Island and … More Is Bainbridge the Most Resilient Community in the Nation?

Kitsap Sees Decline in COVID-19 Cases but Is Still at Unsafe Level

More than 5,000 people have tested positive in Kitsap for the coronavirus. The total on Bainbridge is 244. Although those numbers may seem high, we are seeing a drop in the number of weekly new Kitsap cases, down from a high of 397 cases the week ending January 9 to 144 the last week of … More Kitsap Sees Decline in COVID-19 Cases but Is Still at Unsafe Level