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Health Matters 2.0 - local health-related news

posted 27 days ago by apalmer123 from Lopez Covid Health Support
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Bringing you Health Matters 2.0, Lopez Island health-related news from Catherine Washburn Medical Association (CWMA), Lopez Island Hospital District, Lopez Island Fire & EMS (LIFE), and UW Medicine.

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This is being published in the Islands Weekly, Lopezrocks, Recovers.org, and Facebook. I am a member of the CWMA…

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COVID-19: How Effective Is Wearing A Mask? Watch demonstration

posted 3 months ago by apalmer123 from Lopez Covid Health Support
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Mask on? Mask off? Watch, then decide for yourself.

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=265706771159373

Disclaimer: this is a demonstration about droplets, not about how a virus (i.e. COVID-19) behaves or transmits. As Dr. Rich David said, "We used bacteria to show where the droplets go... The bacteria show where your secretions came from... These…

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Riding Out The COVID-19 Storm Together

posted 4 months ago by carolannd from Lopez Island Family Resource Center
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{Thanks to Erin Bernardi for this post}

As San Juan County winds down our summer season and moves into fall, what will our new normal be? Organizations such as LIFRC (Lopez Island Family Resource Center), the Lopez Community Hub/ lopezisland.recovers.org and the San Juan County Department of Health, are working…

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Availability of face masks on Lopez

posted 6 months ago by apalmer123 from Lopez Covid Health Support
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We have made a survey of the growing variety of mask styles now available on Lopez Island.

If you find your mask uncomfortable, please check out the other available options. We all have different faces and some masks fit better than others for our anatomy.

Permanent, washable masks are available…

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Caring for Someone at Home with COVID-19

posted 6 months ago by apalmer123 from Lopez Covid Health Support
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Posted by Lopez Covid Health Support Group on behalf of Cornerstone Healthcare Training Company

Are you caring for someone at home who has, or might have, COVID-19?

Are you overwhelmed by conflicting media coverage telling you what you should and shouldn't be doing?

Yeah?! We were getting overwhelmed, too! So,…

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All About Masks: Why, Which One to Use, Where to get them

posted 6 months ago by apalmer123 from Lopez Covid Health Support
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Please take a few minutes to view this very informative video by Marty Clark, a retired paramedic from the Lopez Fire and EMS organization. She talks about why we need to wear masks, describes the different styles of masks available on Lopez Island, where to get them, and how to…

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Need a fishing license? Kwiaht's wild food initiative can hook you up.

posted 7 months ago by Madrona from Kwiaht
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We want everyone to have access to healthy, sustainable, and affordable wild foods. We're collecting donations to help islanders purchase fishing licenses for the 2020-2021 season. Buying a license this year? Consider also donating to buy one for someone who would have difficulty affording their own. Need a license? Get…

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Guide to Accessing Lopez Clinic

posted 7 months ago by apalmer123 from Lopez Covid Health Support
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UW Medicine Lopez Island Clinic Is Here to Care for You

Lopez Clinic 103 Washburn Place 360-468-2245

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, here’s how to receive the healthcare you and your family need

COVID-19 Testing: Drive-up coronavirus testing is available by appointment only. Check with your insurance company regarding coverage and

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Join the Next Village Square on Friday, May 1st at 4:30pm

posted 7 months ago by LopezLibrary from Lopez Island Library
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The Lopez Library, in collaboration with the Lopez Island Parent Teacher Association (LIPTSA), presents the 2nd Village Square program on Friday, May 1st from 4:30-5:30 PM. The focus of this program is Supporting Lopez Island School District Students and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis. The format will be…

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Lopez Island Resources

posted 7 months ago by CarolD from Lopez Island Recovery Network
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We've put together a compilation of (non-medical) services and opportunities that are available on Lopez Island during this time of need. Click here to download.

The Village Square Recording is available

posted 7 months ago by LopezLibrary from Lopez Island Library
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If you missed the live broadcast of the first Village Square program on Friday, April 17th, you can access the recording of that program by following this link.

Lopez COVID Health Support Update

posted 7 months ago by apalmer123 from Lopez Covid Health Support
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COVER YOUR FACE!

The WA Department of Health and the CDC now recommend that people wear cloth face coverings when they are in public settings. This might include trips to the grocery store, pharmacy, hardware store, health clinic or similar places. Wearing a mask is not a substitute for maintaining…

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The first Village Square Program is Friday at 1pm!

posted 7 months ago by LopezLibrary from Lopez Island Library
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The Lopez Island Library is producing a series of virtual public programs, called 'The Village Square,' intended to keep the people of Lopez informed about the local responses, relief efforts, and recovery movements taking place in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The first program is on Friday April 17th at

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LIFRC -- Supports for the Entire Community Updates

posted 8 months ago by BarbaraLIFRC from Lopez Island Family Resource Center
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PROVIDING FOOD AND NOURISHMENT – WHILE SUPPORTING THE LOCAL ECONOMY:

  1. LIFRC’s Lopez Fresh and Grace Church Food Banks merged and have become a Delivery Food Bank that is providing dairy, eggs, soup, bread, produce and other non-perishable goods. We are currently delivering to 140 households and growing. Deliveries are every…

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Information to Help Access Care at Lopez Clinic

posted 8 months ago by apalmer123 from Lopez Covid Health Support
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From Karen Hattman, RN at the Lopez Island Clinic

For all people who use the clinic for your care, please fill out a Release of Information form, if you have not to date. In order for the clinic to speak to whoever is caring for you at home, this form…

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Emergency Information

  • Emergency: 911 (EMS does not do COVID testing)
  • Covid-19 Emotional Support Line: 866-342-6892

Lopez Island Covid Resources. You can download and share this document which is a compilation of (non-medical) services and opportunities available during this time of need. Click here to download.

Questions regarding the Lopez Island Recovers website? Contact Carol Deckelbaum carol@caroldeckelbaum.com

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The third in a series of live-streamed Village Square events took place on Friday May 8. You can watch the recording of that even here . You can view the previous Village Square recordings by visiting the Lopez Island Library webpage.

Lopez Island Library offering CommuniTEA support groups - Read More Here

Lopez COVID Health group - making masks, hand sanitizer, and more - Read More Here

Lopez Island Family Resource Center - providing food and nourishment - Read More Here

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FAQ about this site for volunteers & community members

Instructions for How to JOIN the Lopez Recovers site as an Organization (PDF)

Instructions for How to USE the Lopez Recovers site as an Organization (PDF)

Tips for organizations & admins (updated 3/27)

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County Health Department COVID info page

Info on testing for COVID-19 from the Lopez Island hospital district via Islands Sounder

Financial Resources for Washington Residents Impacted by COVID-19

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