Ditch Those Pills and E-Waste

April is Marin’s Drug Take-Back Month, according to Sausalito Currents, and a perfect time to deposit unused and unwanted medications at one of 24 receptacles located around the county. Marin residents can also order a mail-back envelope to be delivered to their residence. RxSafeMarin.org includes a list of locations and...

COVID News Updates

As spring approaches, there have been several positive dispatches from the war on COVID-19. FHA Emergency Services chair Flo Hoylman reports that 90% of Marinites aged 75+ and 70% of those aged 65+ have already been vaccinated. In the next week or so, those aged 50+ and anyone with special...

Stay-Home Order Lifted in Marin

The surge in COVID-19 across the Bay Area is showing signs of slowing, leading the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to lift the regional stay-home order for the Bay Area and statewide, effective immediately. Marin County announced the change in a January 25 news release. “Everyone has been making...

COVID Vaccines and Testing in Marin

On December 21, Marin County Public Health announced that Marin County had received its first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine, a minimal supply of 2,000 doses received on December 16. The county will distribute the recently approved vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna in a phased approach; Phase I of this distribution...

Dispose of Drugs Safely

Marin Health and Human Services has declared the entire month of October as Drug Take-Back Month, according to Sausalito Currents. Marin residents are encouraged to deposit unused and unwanted medications at one of 24 receptacles located around the county. The receptacle closest to Sausalito is located at the CVS Pharmacy at...

New Safety Signage at Gate 6 Intersection

Pedestrians trying to cross Bridgeway coming from Marin City on Donohue St. are getting some much-needed assistance these days. A sign facing the right turn lane onto Bridgeway warns drivers to yield to pedestrians before turning. A similar sign is posted on the median, for drivers turning right from the...

The Changing Face of the Pandemic

The Marin County Public Health and Human Services Department  receives regular updates on cases of respiratory illness from all Marin County Emergency Departments (ED), and from Emergency Medical Services (EMS). As of Monday, April 13, the HMMS reports there have been 2,145 people tested for COVID-19 in Marin, resulting in...

Coronavirus Tips

Congressman Jared Huffman passes along these tips from the Centers for Disease Control for dodging the coronavirus disease  (COVID-19): There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive...

Pigeon Problem on Your Pier?

On East Pier, we’ve noticed a lot more pigeons recently. Besides being messy and noisy, they can carry diseases that will make people sick. Since pigeons can nest 6 times each year, we could quickly see hundreds of these birds. It’s a problem we want to stop before it spreads,...