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Vaccination now needed to eat inside of Olympic Peninsula restaurants

Anyone eating out – that is, indoors – at a restaurant or bar in Jefferson and Clallam Counties must provide proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Doctor Allison Berry, health officer for Jefferson and Clallam counties, issued a public health order Sept. 2 that took effect last Saturday, the 4th.

“Indoor bars and restaurants are known to pose a high risk for COVID-19 transmission, as they encourage unmasking of large groups of people indoors,” Dr. Berry is quoted in a Jefferson County press release. “Our goal is to make these safer places to be and to reduce transmissio...


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