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SJCPHD#1 to Acquire Village at the Harbor

On November 2, 2021, San Juan County residents voted in favor of the District acquiring the Village at the Harbor. Integration of the Village into the Hospital District will begin in early March of 2022. The current administrator at the Village, Evan Perrollaz, has agreed to remain in his position indefinitely following the acquisition. Part…

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Long Term Care and the Hospital District

We all felt the shock when the Life Care center in Friday Harbor closed in 2017. Since then, various approaches have been investigated to solve the problem. The hospital district placed a lid lift to its primary levy from approximately $0.34 to $0.70 per $1,000 in assessed value on the ballot this fall to implement…

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Hospital District Pays off EMS Building

The Board of Commissioners of San Juan Island Public Hospital District #1 and Superintendent Nathan Butler are very happy to announce that the District has paid off in full the Frank Wilson Memorial EMS Building. Superintendent Butler said “We are so privileged to have this building which carries the name of former EMS Chief Frank…

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EMS Levy Renewal: February 2022

San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 maintains two levies. Its second levy, which is used to fund San Juan Island EMS including all transport and advanced life support services within the District, expires at the end of 2022. The Board has sent this levy to the public for a vote on renewal in…

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Integration EMS/Fire

In light of the failure of the November 2nd ballot measure of the San Juan Island Fire and Rescue levy, the Board of Commissioners of the San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 has voted to withdraw from the Memorandum of Understanding to integrate EMS with San Juan Island Fire and Rescue dated August 28, 2021. See Resolution…

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Long-term Care

On July 29th the Hospital District announced its intention to acquire the Village at the Harbor and significantly expand long-term care options for Hospital District residents. On November 2nd the public voted to increase the Hospital District levy which will allow the Hospital District to move forward with its plans. In the days and weeks…