COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - October 5, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. Oct. 5

 

KPHD results 10-5-20

 

Kitsap Public Health Board meets Oct. 6

The Kitsap Public Health Board will meet 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 6. This meeting will be held virtually, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Health Officer Dr. Gib Morrow and Administrator Keith Grellner will provide COVID-19 updates including: 

• Summary of current trends
• New schools COVID-19 webpage
• Update on St. Michael Medical Center outbreak
• Future vaccine
• Plans for improved testing
• Importance of flu shot for upcoming Influenza season

The public can use a computer or phone to listen to the meeting and submit verbal comments during the time allotted for public comment. Instructions are listed at the end of the meeting agenda. See the agenda for more ways to provide comment. 

In addition to Zoom, the meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast channel 12, WAVE Broadband channel 3, the BKAT website, and the Kitsap Public Health District page on Facebook.

The board meeting agenda and documents are posted online

 

Bloodworks NW test donors for COVID-19 antibodies 

Bloodworks NW will test whole blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies through October 31, in conjunction with pandemic response efforts. To read the full press release, click here.

Donating blood is an essential and encouraged activity critical to sustaining community healthcare, especially during emergencies. Your one-hour donation appointment is a safe action to support local hospitals and patients. No walk-ins, guests, or people under age 16 are permitted onsite. Donors are required to wear a mask or covering while on site.

Have you been told in the past that you are not eligible to donate? Criteria has recently changed. Click here to learn about changes the Food and Drug Administration made in July to donor eligibility criteria.

For details, questions, and to book an appointment, visit https://www.bloodworksnw.org/covid19study/antibody-testing or call 800-398-7888.

Anti-body testing Bloodworks NW

 

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