What’s Next after June 15?

California is planning for a wide reopening on June 15. What does that mean for Marin’s COVID-19 response efforts? Join Marin Public Health at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10 for a virtual program about what’s next for businesses, schools, health care, and our community. The discussion will feature contributions...

News You Can Use

Three brief but timely news items cropped up recently, and here they are for all to share: More Carts FHA President Michael Labate has received 21 discarded shopping carts from Mollie Stone’s.  Most were in good shape, and he has scavenged wheels off several and started labeling the good ones...

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...

Marin COVID Update

Although Marin is the only Bay Area county not in the state’s most restrictive purple tier risk category, MHHS has tightened local rules for higher-risk indoor activities where the virus can spread more easily. Until further notice, indoor dining at restaurants is banned and businesses are now required to conform...

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...

Yellow Ferry Resident Takes on Covid-19

Dr. Jay Lalezari lives at Yellow Ferry Harbor. You might see him walking his dog Kaya on the nearby spit, dancing at Silent Disco, or unloading his dusty van post Burning Man. He’s not your typical doctor and you won’t find him with a stethoscope. Rather, he’s been on the...

Marin Recovery Planning

The County of Marin, in collaboration with individuals from cities and towns across the County, is launching  the website MarinRecovers.com to connect local residents, business owners, community leaders and public health professionals to collaborate on reopening the economy and community in a safe manner. “The goal is to provide a mobile-optimized,...

Shelter in Place on the Water

SFGate has posted an article subtitled: Being in a houseboat is better: Shelter-in-place, Sausalito houseboat style. Author Madeline Wells interviewed Rachael Limkin of Issaquah, who described how tight-knit our community is: “Normally on a Friday night, I’m in half a dozen different houses having food or wine,” Social distancing is especially...