COVID-19 RESOURCES

The health and safety of our community is a shared responsibility and one that Orcas Senior Center takes seriously. The San Juan County Department of Health and Community Services recommends that people at higher risk of severe illness should stay at home.

BE IN THE KNOW

Keep up to date with the latest information about COVID-19 locally, statewide, and globally.

San Juan County

Washington State Department of Health

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

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VOLUNTEERING

To help out during this time of need, sign up as a volunteer at orcas.recovers.org.

Volunteer from the comfort of your home with Orcas Senior Center Hearts and Hands.

We are looking for volunteers to be “buddies” to make regular check-in calls to seniors to support self-isolation.

To sign up, go to orcas.recovers.org and use #buddiescheckin hashtag or email buddies@orcasseniors.org.

ORCAS RESOURCES

Receive a bi-weekly email update of resources from the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce Blast newsletter. Go here to sign up.

If you need other resources not listed or are unable to sign up for Blast emails:

Call the Orcas Community Resource Center at (360) 376-3184.

OR

Contact Heidi Bruce, San Juan County Aging and Family Case Coordinator, at (360) 370-0591 or heidib@sanjuanco.com.

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SOCIAL SECURITY

Are you concerned about your Social Security payments during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Read an important message from the Social Security Administration here.