Coronavirus testing moves to Open Space

Testing will continue daily from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Through the cooperative efforts of the Vashon Medical Reserve Corps and the Vashon Community Emergency ResponseTeam, over 70 Vashon residents have been tested for COVID 19 at the historic Mukai Farm and Gardens. Beginning this week, COVID testing operations will be moved to the Open Space for Arts & Community and will continue daily from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Anyone on the island with symptoms may call 844-469-4554 or go to testing.vashonbeprepared.org on the Internet to be screened and scheduled.

At this time, we would like to thank our very gracious and supportive hosts at Friends of Mukai and at Open Space for Arts & Community. They have worked hand in hand with us to make testing possible on our island. We also want to recognize the ongoing work and dedication of the many volunteers who continue to give generously of their time and effort.

From CERT: Jan Milligan, Jan Lyell, Patricia Toovey, Jim Lilje, John Galus, Nick Provo, Randy York, Gail Dublin, Kevin Mitchum, Yvonne Kuperberg, Bill West, Rachel Larson, Kim Nelson, Morris Williams, Russell Baker, Julia Montaigne, Suzanne Hubbard, Sandy Brown, Tracy Barrett, Lidun Cain, Shirley Danielson,

From MRC: Lorraine Chambers, Jim Hunziker, Alyssa Saunders, Braia Weiss, Kristin Nelson, Charlie Pieterick, Will Dacus, Sarah Day, Chris O’Brien, Lisa Crosby, Angela London, Hannah Harper, Michele Maurer, Nodie Sullivan, Colleen Carette, Ben Voigts

We are also grateful to VashonBePrepared for their support and funding, to Island Lumbar and King County Roads Division for donated signage and to Vashon Natural Medicine for supplies and support.

This is an ongoing struggle and we are in it together for the long haul. Thank all of you wonderful Vashon folks for keeping our island a safe haven!

— Test Vashon Now Steering Committee

James Bristow, chair

Shawn Boeser, logistics

Lydia Aguilar Bryan

Allen deSteiguer, logistics

Zachary Miller

Bonny Olney

Clayton Olney

Ina Oppliger


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@vashonbeachcomber.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.vashonbeachcomber.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Opinion

wren
COMMENTARY: Mental Health Tip — Nurture Key Relationships

As pandemic continues to exact a heavy toll, Wren Hudgins, Ph.D offers mental health tips to the community.

wessel
COMMENTARY: A Roadmap for 2022 and Beyond

We can’t move forward by vilifying people or acting as if they don’t exist. We’re all in this together.

Editorial: Vote Yes to Schools Levy

Passing the levy once again is one thing our community can do to show our support for schools.

brown
COMMENTARY: Without its people, a fire station is nothing

Brigitte Schran Brown writes about the importance of a town’s fire station.

green
COMMENTARY: A Pledge to the Earth – an anchor for challenging times?

Perhaps our biggest problem in addressing the climate crisis is that our allegiance is misplaced.

poetry
Poetry and art will see us through in 2022

Enjoy “A New Year’s Wish for 2022” by G.G. Kellner.

Editorial: January is the cruelest month

We hope that things on Vashon don’t get worse before they get better. Last week was bad enough.

kritzman
COMMENTARY: Time for Some Serious Squawking About Ferry Service

Are WSDOT, legislators and the governor really doing all they can regarding ferry service?

phil
COMMENTARY: Petey’s Choice

Phil Clapham writes about his home’s newest addtion, Petey the pitbull.

Most Read