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Fireworks are planned in both Port Angeles and Forks although neither show is to be watched close-up. The Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce urges residents to watch from their yards or online.
It said it will add a link to its website at www. The parade in that city, usually a culmination of five days of celebration and a star attraction for residents of Clallam and Jefferson counties, as well as one generally held in Port Angeles, cannot be held because of social distancing guidelines.
The access road leading to where the fireworks will be set off will be blocked in keeping with preventing people from congregating, City Attorney-Planner Rod Fleck said Thursday.
This year, they will shoot off 4-inch shells, Soderlind said, and could even set off 5-inch shells, which are shot off in Clallam Bay, the only place on the Peninsula where fireworks of that magnitude are employed.
Most other Forks scheduled activities have been cancelled, from the Lions Club Salmon Bake to the demolition derby although a parade float, Hoh and Quileute tribal canoes and a fire engine will be available for walk- and drive-by enjoyment outside the Rainforest Arts Center.
Soderlind said as of Thursday it was unknown if some events would still occur, such as the horseshoe competition and a car show, but a final schedule is promised to be on the Forks Chamber of Commerce site at tinyurl.
No fireworks are planned in Sequim but city officials are closing West Washington Street between Sequim and Second avenues will be closed to traffic from 4 p.
Saturday to allow businesses to expand onto the sidewalk and provide additional space for customers to practice social distancing while shopping.
Sequim council members have discussed possibly having a drone show in First St. The evening will start at 8 p.
At about p. The wall will be up throughout the Fourth of July weekend for community members to express thanks to anyone or any organization that has made a positive difference in their lives through the COVID pandemic.
The parade will start at 11 a. It will sail along the waterfront, pass by the Black Ball Ferry Line terminal and circle near Hollywood Beach before crossing over toward the Coast Guard station and along Ediz Hook and heading back to the marina.
This route could be changed in bad weather. Airplanes are scheduled to fly overhead. These will include a Cub Piper and a biplane.
But some people in Forks dispute the need for face masks, Soderlind said. Now, more than 90, people have volunteered to donate their plasma in England.
It can be frozen for three years. Researchers are keen to collect as much as possible now, especially in case of a possible second wave.
So, in theory, giving these antibodies to someone who is ill now, should give them an instant shot of immunity.
Dr Gail Miflin, chief medical officer for NHS Blood and Transplant, says we could know later this year whether or not plasma is effective.
We hope it could make a huge difference and it could help people recover quicker and come out of hospital faster. She has been recovering at home for several weeks now, and thinks she's beginning to understand how sick she was.
Her sons and daughters told her they had been frightened because she had been in a "really bad way". Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and other businesses are opening for the first time in months.
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