News from the County's Emergency Operation Center - April 13, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. on April 13

  • Positive tests to date: 132

  • Deaths to date: 1
  • Kitsap Public Health has a new interactive COVID-19 data dashboard.
  • We are pleased to have not reported any new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County over the last few days, but it’s too soon to know if this indicates an improving trend, especially as testing remains limited. It’s crucial to continue social distancing and practicing healthy habits like handwashing to slow the spread of the virus. Now is not the time to let down our guard!

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More groups of people are now eligible for testing at the Kitsap drive-through testing site. All visitors must be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms: a fever of at least 99.6 degrees, cough, or shortness of breath. Before visiting, all visitors must first qualify through an online or phone screening.

Learn more about the testing site and who is eligible to be tested.

Quarantine and Isolation Care Centers open in South Kitsap

The Kitsap County Emergency Operations Center has opened a temporary quarantine and isolation care center for people who have been exposed to or tested positive for COVID-19. The facility can accept patients referred by healthcare providers or public health officials in Kitsap County.

Learn more about the care center and how it will help our community.


Call or text with your COVID-19 questions 

The Washington State Department of Health operates a hotline — with assistance in multiple languages — from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at 1-800-525-0127. You can also text the word “Coronavirus” to 211-211 to receive information and updates on your phone.

Families and friends with loved ones in the care of a DSHS facility can call the FamHelp Phone Hotline at (888) 856-5691 between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. daily to learn what is happening at various facilities around the state.​

Deaf and hard-of-hearing people can call the hotline using ASL Now or VP (833) 682-7630.


Today, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced an agreement on a shared vision for reopening their economies and controlling COVID-19 into the future. Read the joint statement from the governors.

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