by Mary Ronen, Editorial Staff

Today, I am feeling somewhat optimistic. It has been warmer and sunnier, yet not too hot as to be uncomfort- able—we finally could be heading into summer. While warmer and drier conditions are much appreciated, caution is in order as there are still the threats of possible wildfires.

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Avian Influenza Dected in Clallam County

Press Release from Washingto State Department of Agriculture

OLYMPIA – Two more detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1, this time in Clallam County, make six affected flocks in Washington state. With a half-dozen cases since the first confirmed detection less than a week ago, biosecurity has never been more important for bird owners.

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JCPH Provides Opiod Overdose Medication & Training

a message from Jefferson County Public Heath

Jefferson County, WA. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) recognizes the opioid crisis in Jefferson County and continues to combat misinformation. Since 2016, JCPH has been providing opioid overdose medication at no cost to the public during syringe services program hours (Mon: 2 – 4 pm, Wed: 11 am – 1 pm, Fri: 2 – 4 pm). In February 2022, we expanded our services and now offer no cost opioid overdose medication and training to the public during our business hours.

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