Thanks to a partnership among Bainbridge Prepares, the City of Bainbridge Island, the Bainbridge Island Fire Department, and Bainbridge Island Community Pharmacy, many Bainbridge citizens have been able to be vaccinated on the Island against COVID-19. The number of Islanders who have received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine has now reached 770 after … More COVID-19 Vaccination Update
The holidays are a time when we usually think about seeing family and friends and, often, sharing meals with them. But the COVID-19 pandemic, still running strong, is throwing a wrench into the gears. So, instead of spending time in the kitchen cooking for a huge gathering, why not devote time to your family, friends, … More Pandemic Holiday? Give the Gift of an Emergency Food Supply
November 4 saw the grand opening of the City of Bainbridge Island drive-through COVID-19 testing site in Town Square. The site is staffed mostly by Bainbridge Prepares volunteers from the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), Medical Emergency Response (BIEMR), and Community Emergency Response (CERT) teams. People looking to be tested sign up online here and then … More Bainbridge Prepares Is Key Part of Island COVID-19 Testing
Is your neighborhood prepared for an emergency? Mid-fall, after wildfire season and before winter storms hit, is a good time to assess your neighborhood’s readiness, and a key part of preparing is learning how. As part of a three days of preparedness online event called BRACE, Building Readiness for Action in Crisis and Emergencies, Bainbridge … More BP’s Scott James Stresses Key Role of Neighborhoods in Community Emergency Prep.
If you felt a quake at 10:15 a.m. today, October 15, 2020, don’t worry: It was only your neighbors ducking and covering. Although there was no earthquake, thousands of people across the state participated this morning in the annual Great ShakeOut drill, designed to prepare people to react quickly and effectively in the event of … More Did You Feel That Quake?