Learn the basic skills to assist in a medical emergency and you could save a life! The next First Aid/CPR/AED course hosted by Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics will be held on Thursday evening, September 3, 2015 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Hospital’s Learning Center, located next to the Shelton McDonald’s on Olympic Highway North.
The Salmonella outbreak linked to pork products has grown to 134 cases in 10 counties (two in Mason County) around the state. Consumers are advised to cook pork thoroughly.
The case count has continued to grow as state health officials work with Public Health — Seattle & King County along with other local, state, and federal partners on the disease investigation. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent its team of “disease detectives” to the state to help.
- The downtown Shelton payment center will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- The Belfair office will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- The Johns Prairie operations center will be closed from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
On Tuesday afternoon, 08/11/2015 around 3:29 PM, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office lost one of their own. Jail Deputy Sheriff Rachael B. Stuhlmiller was driving to work on US Hwy. 101 when she was involved in a tragic motorcycle accident.
The third Monday of each month is the date for Harmony Hill Retreat Center and Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics’ monthly “Cancer Support Group”. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 21, 2015 at 6 p.m. in Mason General Hospital’s Pershing Room, through the Hospital’s Main (south) Entrance.
Mason County is still seeking applications from those wishing to serve on the Joint Advisory Committee of the Allyn & Belfair UGA’s for the 2016 Growth Management Act update. According to Barbara Adkins, Director of the County’s Department of Community Development, the Board of County Commissioners established the committee in June:
For an application, contact the Mason County Commissioners’ office at 360-275-4467, extension 419 or visit the County’s website: www.co.mason.wa.us.
Diabetes doesn’t just affect the person with the condition – it also affects those close to them. With that in mind, Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics encourages a family member or friend to attend, along with their loved one who has diabetes, the next “Living Well with Diabetes” two- day morning class on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 15 and 16, 2015 in the Pershing Meeting Room at Mason General Hospital from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.