COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - June 18, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. on June 18

COVID-19 daily cases


Reminder: Special meeting on Phase 3 application

The Health Board is considering a Phase 3 application at a special meeting scheduled tomorrow, June 19, at 9 a.m. The meeting agenda has been updated to include the Safe Start Phase 3 application and 2,317 public comments received as of June 17.

The public can listen to the meeting using a computer or phone and submit verbal comments during the time allotted for public comment. Zoom instructions are listed at the end of the meeting agenda. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast channel 12, WAVE channel 3, and the BKAT website.

The Kitsap Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting immediately following at 10 a.m. to consider accepting the recommendation of the Kitsap County Public Health Officer and Health Board to submit the Phase 3 application to the state Secretary of Health. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Password: 723424; Webinar ID: 850 2203 3192. For audio only, dial 1-253-215-8782.

Phase 3 steps


Updated religious and faith-based services guidance 

Gov. Jay Inslee announced updated health guidance for religious and faith-based services today as more counties move forward under Washington’s Safe Start recovery plan.

Phase 3 would permit indoor capacity of 50% or 400 people, whichever is less. Health requirements for social distancing and facial coverings will remain the same as the guidance for previous phases.

For services taking place in modified Phase 1 and Phase 2 counties, indoor services are permitted at 25% capacity or 200 people, whichever is less.


Who should get tested for COVID-19?

People who have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 are encouraged to get tested for COVID-19, even if their symptoms are mild. Follow these steps to get tested:

  1. Call your regular health care provider to talk about your symptoms.
  2. If you do not have a health care provider, you can become established with a provider or contact an urgent care clinic near you.
  3. If you do not have health insurance, visit Kitsap Public Health District's Health Insurance page for information about enrollment assistance.

View a list of COVID-19 test providers in Kitsap County. For more information about COVID-19 testing, including costs, visit the Washington State Department of Health’s website.

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