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Please see this COBI page for the latest COVID-related information.

Governor Requires Masks Starting Friday

posted 4 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Today, June 23, Governor Inslee announced that, starting Friday the 26th, mask wearing will be mandatory in Washington State. This means that anyone over the age of 5 leaving their home must wear a mask. Exceptions are "onerous" situations such as dining out in a restaurant. Failure to comply could…

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BI Council Urges Face Mask Use

posted 4 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Last week, the Bainbridge Island City Council passed Resolution No. 2020-12 , which strongly urges people to wear face masks when in downtown Winslow. Read more about the resolution here.

Great DIY Mask Making Article

posted 5 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Happy DIY Home recently posted a comprehensive mask-making article that runs the gamut from professional -looking sewing-machine-made masks to easy masks made with scissors and a T-shirt. Check it out here.

New Online Seminar on Business Continuity During Pandemic

posted 5 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Steve Eberlein of Tipping Point Resilience will be delivering an online seminar—Planning for Pandemic Pandemonium: Business Continuity Planning in the Post-COVID Era—Jun 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time from Portland State University. Register here to attend.

Support BP While Sporting BI

posted 5 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Poulsbo's Skyhawk Press has created a fundraising store to help Bainbridge businesses and orgs., including Bainbridge Prepares. Visit the site, buy some Bainbridge Island-stylin' gear, and $10 will go to the organization you choose, which very well could be us, Bainbridge Prepares! Find the store here.

IVC to Deliver from CSA Kitsap Fresh

posted 5 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Island Volunteer Caregivers has just added a new service to help out people with access and functional needs: They will deliver online CSA Kitsap Fresh orders. Start with the [Kitsap Fresh website (https://kitsapfresh.org/)]. At checkout be sure to select Senior Center as your delivery location. Kitsap Fresh will then set…

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Victory Garden Posters Now for Sale

posted 6 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Susan Roth's Victory Garden poster design is now available to the public. A portion of proceeds benefits Bainbridge Prepares. Read more here.

Listen to the Bainbridge Stay at Home Companion

posted 6 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Bainbridge Community Broadcasting, Bainbridge Performing Arts, and Bainbridge Prepares have created a new podcast called the Bainbridge Stay at Home Companion. The podcast features preparedness and wellness information, music, and comedy. Read more about the podcast here.

Listen to the first podcast here.

Watch Our Psychological First Aid Video

posted 6 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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The Bainbridge Prepares Psychological First Aid Team has just released this informative video.

Walk or Bike More Safely on Grow Ave With Temporary SAFE STREETS Initiative, May 8 - 12

posted 6 months ago by ElizabethOzimek from Bainbridge Prepares
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For four days through traffic will be redirected around Grow Ave., allowing local residents and neighbors to walk and bike safely on the street without much traffic. Residents of the street plus their visitors, and critical services such as delivery trucks will still be able to drive on Grow.

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Inslee Says to Stay Home a Little Longer

posted 6 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Today, May 1, Governor Inslee announced that his Stay at Home Order will be extended through May 31. He also announced his four-phase plan to reopen businesses, travel, and recreational and social activities. Read about his plan here. Watch the Governor’s press conference here.

Connections Cafe Is New Resource for Parents, Etc.

posted 6 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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When COVID hit, Raising Resilience launched CONNECTIONS CAFÉ, a free weekly virtual café via Zoom for parents, grandparents, educators, and caretakers to come together to process and implement the shift in our daily lives. Topics and guest speakers vary each week with the goal of giving the parenting community the…

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Hey, Victory Gardeners: Grow Food Not Grass!

posted 6 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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May 1 join in on the virtual Grow Food, Not Grass summit to learn how to turn whatever space you have—windowsill, yard, or patio—into a kitchen garden. Sign up here.

Inslee's Plan for Reopening the State

posted 6 months ago by s_lane from Bainbridge Prepares
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Read about Governor Inslee's plans to reopen Washington State. Watch the Governor’s entire April 21 address here. Access the Governor's announcement about the plan on Medium here.