News from the County's Emergency Operation Center - April 24, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. on April 24

  • Positive tests to date: 145

  • Negative tests to date: 3067
  • Deaths to date: 2
  • View Kitsap Public Health's interactive COVID-19 data dashboard - available in Spanish and English.
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Kitsap Public Health District's Community Health and Well-Being Survey

Kitsap Public Health invites all Kitsap County residents to participate in a survey about COVID-19. The purpose of the survey is to better understand Kitsap County residents' perceptions of COVID-19 in the community and how they are coping during the pandemic.

Survey results will be analyzed and used to inform the ongoing COVID-19 response. Please take a few minutes to respond and share the survey with your friends and family. Results will be shared at

Take the survey at:


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Construction restart plan

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that certain low-risk construction projects can restart as long as they comply with the COVID-19 Safety Plan. The safety plan was developed by a working group that included contractors and workers. The plan includes requirements related to safety training, physical distancing, PPE, and more.

The Kitsap County Department of Community Development expects to have more information available soon to help eligible local projects resume. Updates will be posted on DCD’s COVID-19 information page.

The governor did not announce restart plans for any other industry or activity.

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Paycheck Protection Program receives additional funding

Today the U.S. Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program received additional funding from Congress. Eligible small businesses and nonprofits should talk to a lender and prepare now for the application to reopen. 



Washington Mask Challenge

The Lieutenant Governor’s office has partnered with the United Ways of the Pacific Northwest and Serve Washington to organize a statewide homemade mask-making initiative to encourage people to make, wear, and donate cloth masks.

Here in Kitsap County, local social media groups are also coordinating homemade cloth mask donations. If you're on Facebook, search for these groups to connect with local mask-makers.

The Kitsap Community Foundation's Kitsap Cares page also lists local groups who need masks or are creating masks to donate.


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