Archive for the ‘Alerts’ Category

COVID Update 1.21.2022

January 21st, 2022 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

News from VashonBePrepared ~ COVID Update EditionNoticias de VashonBePrepared ~ Edición de Actualización en COVID#18 – Friday, January 21, 2022· Get Free Home Test Kits: Federal Direct or Cost-Covered by Insurance· MRC Appeals for Community Contact Tracing Help· Tracing Important for the School/Community Infection Connection· Vaccination for 12+ Youth at School: Thursday, January 27th· Island […]

COVID Update 1.7.2022

January 7th, 2022 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

COVID Update Edition • Edición de Actualización en COVID Vashon Disease Spike ContinuesVashon is still experiencing extremely high case rates, resulting in another record number of new positive cases this week – 131, which is 4.5 times the record number last week. King County’s data dashboard has reported one additional hospitalization from Vashon, bringing the […]

COVID Update 12.31.2021

December 31st, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

New Vashon Record for New Cases in a WeekVashon just recorded more new COVID cases in a week’s time than during any previous week since the pandemic first hit Vashon nearly 22 months ago. Between December 23rd and the 31st, 28 new Vashon cases showed up on the data dashboard operated by Public Health — Seattle […]

Water Taxi Cancelled

December 29th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Blog

This is the Voice of Vashon Emergency Alert Service: The Vashon Island Taxi is canceling for the remainder of this morning due to sustained northerly high winds overnight through this morning, which is causing unsafe conditions at the Vashon dock. They will monitor the marine weather throughout the day and hope to resume service for […]

Tahlequah Ferry Back

December 27th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Blog

This is the Voice of Vashon Emergency Alert Service providing a message from the Washington State Ferries: The hoist motor at the Tahlequah terminal has been repaired and service will resume on the route beginning with the 1:40 p.m. from Point Defiance. Thanks Windermere  Voice of Vashon thanks Windermere Vashon Real Estate for their support, making 1650AM […]

After Snow Update

December 27th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Blog

AFTER SNOW ADVISORY IMPACTS-UPDATE This is a message from various agencies: Sub-freezing temperatures, snow accumulations, and challenging road conditions continue for Vashon and Maury islands. Low temperatures and more snow accumulations are in the forecast for the rest of this week.FERRIES:The Point Defiance/Tahlequah route is out of service until further notice due to an issue with […]

Alert ~ Extreme Cold and Weather Impacts

December 26th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Blog

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY This is a message from multiple agencies regarding the weather and its’ impacts: All Metro buses are operating on their designated snow routes and may also be delayed.Road conditions at this time are hazardous and should be avoided unless there is an emergency. Avoid back road shortcuts and stay on the main […]

A Special Appeal from Your Vashon COVID Response Team Nobody knows it better than us. It takes special people to stay safe in these pandemic times. We acknowledge you, Vashon, for an incredible community effort. Thank you for working together as families and neighbors to keep us all safe. You have made Vashon a bright […]

Big Turnout for School Vaccination CampaignOver 250 children are being vaccinated this week at the Vashon Island School District campus, mostly third through fifth graders and some sixth graders — a big turnout from the 8- through 11-year-old crowd. At Last, Getting Their Shots: A weekend vaccination clinic will be coming soon for younger children, […]

Entire Island Without Power

November 15th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

– Entire Island Without Power – School Early Release – Tips for Power Outage ResilienceSituation As of 10:00am today, all power is out for Vashon Island. Puget Sound Energy crews are assessing damage from this morning’s wind. The PSE website indicates power for many customers could be restored by midnight tonight. SchoolVashon Island School District […]