COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - June 24, 2020

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

Health District Update:

Kitsap County’s application to move to Phase 3 of the Safe Start plan is still being reviewed by the state, alongside applications from two other counties. Thurston County, which applied two days before Kitsap, was approved for Phase 3 earlier today. See the Safe Start county status page for more information.

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Masks? Ready... set... learn

The Washington State Secretary of Health’s order to wear masks goes into effect on Friday, which gives all of us time to learn important details.

Please do not call 911 to ask about the secretary’s order. We’re grateful to those who want to follow the order, but 911 is not equipped to handle requests for information.

Here are some more links that will help you get a leg up on being ready:

We understand that this is a lot of information to absorb. As additional resources emerge, we will share them with you.


Kitsap Transit updates

  • Starting Friday, June 26, Kitsap Transit will require all customers to wear a face covering or mask on its buses, ferries and vans, as well as at transit centers, park & ride lots and ferry terminals. This follows the statewide mandate issued June 23. 
  • Kitsap Transit is extending suspension of fare collection through the end of July. The temporary fare-free policy applies to all services, including routed buses, ACCESS, worker/driver buses, vanpools and ferries.
  • Kitsap Transit will not operate services on the observed Independence Day holiday, Friday, July 3. This includes routed buses, ride shuttle services, worker/driver buses and local and fast ferries. Kitsap Transit offices and call centers will also be closed. Regularly scheduled Saturday service will resume July 4 for most services.

There are exceptions to some of the service interruptions. For more information, visit or contact Kitsap Transit customer service at 800-501-RIDE.


Protect your health

These are challenging times and families are doing their best to navigate difficult decisions about when to stay home, when to go out, when to visit friends and loved ones, and when to stay apart. With coronavirus still spreading in our area, there are simple steps we need to follow as a community to protect everyone's health.

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