Alerts

Stay Safe and Informed

Get  important information from Voice of Vashon’s Emergency Alert System on this page and in these ways:


1650 AM
When you see the blinking lights on the fire danger signs at four locations around the Island, you’ll know we’ve posted an alert bulletin. Then tune in 1650AM at home, on you car radio or VoV app.
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Emergency Alerts by Email
Sign up for email alerts here.


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Watch for alerts on VoV’s Facebook page.


VoV App
With our free smart phone app, you can tune into KVSH 101.9FM and 1650 Alerts anywhere there’s cell service or wi-fi. Stay safe, informed and entertained even when the power goes out.

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App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch:
Voice of Vashon – KVSH 101.9FM at the App Store on iTunes
 NOTE: iPad users select the iPhone option for the app download.

App for Android phones and tablets:
Voice of Vashon – KVSH 101.9FM – Android Apps on Google Play


“I’d like to thank Voice of Vashon for keeping the island informed and up to date with important news and other information. You’ve saved me from waiting on a canceled PO Boat, driving on a closed road and helped me be prepared for inclimate weather more times than I can count!” ~ Grace


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  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 57, MAY 28

    Thursday May 28, 2020 5:34 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 56, MAY 27

    Wednesday May 27, 2020 5:20 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 55, MAY 26

    Tuesday May 26, 2020 5:38 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Vashon School District staff prepare meals for distribution to students and community members Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report ...
  • NO WATER TAXI SERVICE MAY 25TH

    Sunday May 24, 2020 12:01 pm

    No Service on Memorial Day The King County Water Taxi for Vashon Island routes will not be in service Monday, May 25 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Both routes will return to the reduced schedules currently in effect on Tuesday, May 26. This message was posted at 12:00 on Sunday and will be updated as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 54, MAY 22

    Friday May 22, 2020 4:19 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 53, MAY 21

    Thursday May 21, 2020 4:30 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 52, MAY 20

    Wednesday May 20, 2020 4:23 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 51, MAY 19

    Tuesday May 19, 2020 4:33 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 50, MAY 18

    Monday May 18, 2020 4:20 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • KING COUNTY RESIDENTS ARE DIRECTED TO WEAR FACE COVERINGS IN MOST PUBLIC SETTINGS

    Monday May 18, 2020 11:47 am

    Wear a Mask When Out in Public This message is from the King County Health Dept: Starting on May 18, 2020, King County residents are directed to wear face coverings in most public settings. Wear a face covering when you are at any indoor or outdoor public space where you may be within 6 feet of someone ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 49, MAY 15

    Friday May 15, 2020 4:27 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 48, MAY 14

    Thursday May 14, 2020 4:22 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 47, MAY 13

    Wednesday May 13, 2020 4:33 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 46, MAY 12

    Tuesday May 12, 2020 4:26 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 45, MAY 11

    Monday May 11, 2020 4:26 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 44, MAY 8

    Friday May 8, 2020 4:27 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 43, MAY 7

    Thursday May 7, 2020 4:18 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: Vashon Island COVID-19 Case Count as ...
  • NO LOADING/OFFLOADING AT FAUNTLEROY TERMINAL

    Wednesday May 6, 2020 1:14 pm

    No Loading/Offloading at Fauntleroy Terminal Until Further Notice Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: Due to unscheduled maintenance on the Fauntleroy terminal’s transfer span, vehicles and passengers will not be be loaded or offloaded until further notice. Maintenance staff has been dispatched to assess the issue. Updates will occur as more information becomes available. You can ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 41, MAY 5

    Tuesday May 5, 2020 4:29 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: * As of May 5th according ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 40, MAY 4

    Monday May 4, 2020 4:24 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • GOVERNOR EXTENDS STAY AT HOME ORDER; EL GOBERNADOR EXTIENDE LA ORDEN DE QUE= DARSE EN CASA

    Friday May 1, 2020 5:58 pm

    * Governor Jay Inslee announced that he will extend the Stay Home, Stay Safe order until the end of May. He described a four phase plan to reduce restrictions based on the health data. Examples of openings before May 31 would be allowing retail stories to do curbside pickup, as well as ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 39, MAY 1

    Friday May 1, 2020 4:21 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 37, APRIL 29

    Wednesday April 29, 2020 4:24 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 36, APRIL 28

    Tuesday April 28, 2020 4:43 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • LATEST INFORMATION ON COVID 19 AND STAY-AT-HOME ORDERS

    Tuesday April 28, 2020 2:35 pm

    VashonBePrepared, The Backbone Campaign and Voice of Vashon collaberated April 25th to host a second bi-lingual Town Hall on the effects of COVID 19 on Vashon. To view the broadcast in English Town Hall in English Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment (SCAN) tests healthy and sick persons, while MRC and Neighborcare are currently constrained by PHSKC ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 35, APRIL 27

    Monday April 27, 2020 4:22 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 34, APRIL 24

    Friday April 24, 2020 4:21 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • INSTRUCTIONS TO JOIN VASHON TOWN HALL MEETING ON COVID 19

    Friday April 24, 2020 11:44 am

    Vashon’s second COVID-19 Town Hall will take place Saturday, April 25, from 10 am to 11:30 am. A panel of island experts join Fire Chief Charlie Krimmert and leaders of the all-volunteer Vashon Emergency Operations Center to answer questions about COVID-19 and the island’s response to layoffs, business closures, ...
  • VASHON TOWN HALL MEETING APRIL 25 CORONAVIRUS

    Friday April 24, 2020 10:50 am

    Vashon Town Hall: The next island wide COVID-19 Briefing and Town Hall will be on Saturday April 25th from 10-11:30am. A live Spanish translation will be available. Work continues on technology to support the town hall online viewing, instructions will be released tomorrow. In advance of the meeting, ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 33, APRIL 23

    Thursday April 23, 2020 4:38 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 32, APRIL 22

    Wednesday April 22, 2020 4:38 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • 2nd Covid-19 Town Hall – English & Español

    Wednesday April 22, 2020 3:21 pm

    Vashon’s second COVID-19  Town Hall  took place Saturday, April 25, from 10 am to 11:30 am.  A panel of island experts joined Fire Chief Charlie Krimmert and leaders of the all-volunteer Vashon Emergency Operations Center to answer questions about COVID-19 and the island’s response to layoffs, business closures, food availability, testing, transportation issues and what ...
  • KEY UPDATES FROM EOC BULLETIN ISSUED APRIL 21

    Wednesday April 22, 2020 3:10 pm

    Some items of note from the EOC bulletin issued April 21. Please share this information with anyone who needs it. * Emergency Assistance of $500 for restaurant or food service workers in King County from The Plate Fund. If you worked up until March 1, 2020 or are currently working in a food or service establishment ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 31, APRIL 21

    Tuesday April 21, 2020 4:51 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 30, APRIL 20

    Monday April 20, 2020 4:33 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • SE CANCELA EL SERVICO DE AUTOBUSES EN VASHON

    Saturday April 18, 2020 10:10 am

    Se ha descontinuado el servicio de autobuses Todo el servicio que Metro bus da en Vashon, se cancelará en el futuro inmediato a partir del 17 de abril. La furgoneta comunitaria será lo que se podrá usar. Esta furgoneta comunitaria está disponible para quien la necesite dentro de la isla, para la adquisición de ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 29, APRIL 17

    Friday April 17, 2020 4:33 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • BUS SERVICE CANCELATION ON VASHON

    Friday April 17, 2020 8:50 am

    Bus Service Discontinued All Metro bus service will end on Vashon for the foreseeable future beginning Saturday, April 17. The community van is the back up solution. Community Van is available to fulfill on island trip requests for basic needs such as grocery store trips, foodbank, non-COVID 19 medical related trips, prescription pickups, to/from ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 28, APRIL 16

    Thursday April 16, 2020 4:44 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...
  • VASHON EOC SITUATION REPORT # 27, APRIL 15

    Wednesday April 15, 2020 4:25 pm

    COVID-19 Vashon Daily Briefing Weekdays the Vashon Emergency Operations Center produces a briefing for our emergency workers and for the community. The daily situation report includes information on Vashon community response actions and support. You can read the full text of the report as a PDF here: https://vashonbeprepared.org/News/SitReps Current Virus Statistics: The state data system is still ...