COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - June 20, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. on June 20

COVID-19 daily cases


Updated guidance for weddings and funerals

Gov. Jay Inslee announced additional clarification yesterday for non-religious weddings and funeral or memorial services in Phases 1, 2 and 3. This comes as more counties move forward under Washington’s Safe Start recovery plan.

The memorandum further clarifies the guidance for religious and faith-based organizations released on Thursday, June 18.


Emergency order on telehealth coverage extended

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler extended his emergency order requiring health insurers to continue coverage for providing telehealth and all medically necessary diagnostic testing for flu and other viral respirator illnesses. COVID-19 test at drive-up sites are covered as provider visits. The order is in effect until July 19.


The paperwork’s in!

Kitsap County applied yesterday to move to Phase 3 of the Governor’s Safe Start Plan. We don’t know how long approval will take, but we want to help your business be ready to open as soon as we are notified.

Need to know how many customers are allowed? What percentage of your seating can be occupied? Are masks required for your staff? How do you write a COVID-19 safety plan?

Kitsap County’s Recovery Playbook is one-stop shopping to help you navigate everything related to opening your business. We’ve pulled together all the guidance, rules and just plain good ideas, and put them in one place for you.

Check out the Playbook at

For more details on the county's Phase 3 application, read the full press release at:

Kitsap Recovery Playbook


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