Ten New COVID-19 Cases in Mason County Monday

There were ten new cases of COVID-19 in Mason County on Monday, October 26, 2020, according to Mason County Public Health. Four of those new cases are related to the outbreak at Fir Lane Health & Rehabilitation in Shelton. The number of active cases of COVID-19 in the County is now 61 with one person hospitalized.

The October 26th, 2020 – 4:00 p.m. news release says: “Since the last release (10/23/20), Mason County Public Health was notified of Ten (10) additional Mason County resident that tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total to Five Hundred Sixty-Three (563) positive cases in Mason County.”

Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the October 26, 2020 Mason County Commission briefings and budget workshop. Commissioners and staff are meeting via Zoom video conferencing. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC is providing a live video streams of those Zoom meetings.

Briefings begin at 9:45 AM after an executive session at 9 AM (schedule subject to change):

9 AM Executive Session – NOT Streamed
9:45 AM Support Services – Frank Pinter
10:30 AM BREAK
10:35 AM Public Works/Utilities & Waste Management – Loretta Swanson
11:15 AM Sheriff’s Office – Sheryl Hilt
Commissioner Discussion – as needed

Budget Workshop starts at 2 PM (schedule subject to change):

Review of 2021 budget requests made to date

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Watch St. David Episcopal Church Service

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the Sunday service from Saint David of Wales Episcopal Church in Shelton, WA. Live video stream begins 10 to 15 minutes before the 10:30 AM October 25, 2020 service.

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-729717

St. David’s is partnering with MasonWebTV Powered by HCC to bring their services to the community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the Governor’s “Stay Home; Stay Healthy.” order.

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-729717.

To support Saint David of Wales Episcopal Church in Shelton, WA, please consider a financial donation. You can donate online at the church’s website: https://sdow.org/ or by clicking the button below.

You can also donate by mail:

St. David of Wales

324 W Cedar

P.O. Box 339

Shelton WA 98584

For more information call the office, (360) 426-8472, or email: info@sdow.org.

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Chain Reaction Crash near Bayshore

A three-vehicle chain reaction crash on Highway 3 near Bayshore sent one person to the hospital Friday afternoon.

According to the Washington State Patrol, a 2020 Ford truck and a 2010 Chevrolet truck were stopped for traffic on northbound State Route 3 at milepost 6.7 about 3:30 PM when a northbound 2004 Chevrolet truck failed to stop, locked its brakes, rear-ended the 2010 Chevy which was pushed into the 2020 Ford.

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One COVID-19 Case in Mason County Friday

Mason County Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 in the County on Friday, October 23, 2020. The number of active cases dropped to 51 but now two people are hospitalized.

The October 23rd, 2020 – 4:00 p.m. news release says: “Since the last release (10/22/20), Mason County Public Health was notified of One (1) additional Mason County resident that tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total to Five Hundred Fifty-Three (553) positive cases in Mason County.”

Flu Vaccine Now Available for Uninsured Adults at No Cost

The Department of Health is collaborating with Safeway Inc. and Albertsons Companies LLC to offer no-cost influenza (flu) vaccination for uninsured adults over the age of 18 to help prevent flu illness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health officials are concerned that the presence of both viruses could put more people in the hospital and strain Washington’s health care system.

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Feedback Sought on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) continues to make progress with our COVID-19 vaccine distribution planning efforts.

Officials have posted the interim vaccine distribution plan. Now, as one component of a larger engagement strategy, the department is seeking additional feedback to help us understand the best ways to equitably distribute the vaccine as the department moves forward.

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Six COVID-19 Cases in Mason County Thursday

Mason County Public Health reported six new cases of COVID-19 in the County on Thursday, October 22, 2020. The number of active cases is now 56 with one person hospitalized.

The October 22nd, 2020 – 4:00 p.m. news release says: “Since the last release (10/21/20), Mason County Public Health was notified of Six (6) additional Mason County residents that tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total to Five Hundred Fifty-Two (552) positive cases in Mason County.”