COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - September 13, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 11 a.m. Sept. 13

St. Michael Bremerton COVID-19 update: 

Kitsap Public Health released a preliminary case characteristics report with additional information about COVID-19 cases associated with the St. Michael Medical Center outbreak. The total number of cases associated with the outbreak to date remains at 73.

Updates are posted on the St. Michael COVID-19 Outbreak Response page


KPHD results 9-13-20


National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved this September. The 2020 theme is: "Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today." Follow these preparedness suggestions each week for to get your family prepared.

Week 3 September 13-19: Prepare for Disasters

Limit the impacts that disasters have on you and your family. Know the risk of disasters in our area and check your insurance coverage. Learn how to make your home stronger in the face of storms and other common hazards and act fast if you receive a local warning or alert.

National Preparedness Month


Webinars help prepare for disasters in earthquake country

Re-evaluating preparedness

During National Preparedness Month, the Washington Emergency Management Division offers a webinar to help prepare for disasters at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17.

The purpose of the webinar is to encourage everyone to re-evaluate their preparedness, review family plans and re-stock disaster kits. Topics will also include mental and emotional resiliency, identifying home hazards and how to talk to others about disaster preparedness.

The webinar is free. Click here for more information

Washington's early warning system and the Great ShakeOut

We often talk about how "Washington is earthquake country," but what does that mean for you? Join a seismologists from the Washington Geological Survey, and preparedness experts from Washington Emergency Management Division in a free webinar from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23. Click here to join.

Topics will include earthquake hazards from the many faults throughout Washington as well as what to do before, during and after an earthquake for your safety. Details will also be provided on the Earthquake Early Warning system, coming to Washington early next year. 

Once you've learned how to prepare, practice what you’ve learned, at work, home, or wherever you are, during the Great Washington ShakeOut, on October 15! Register today, at

The website offers resources, access to emergency mobile apps and easy-to-use planning documents that can help you and your family be two-weeks ready.

Shake out


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