COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - October 10, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 11 a.m. Oct. 10

View the COVID-19 Risk Assessment Dashboard for the latest data.


KPDH results 10-10-20



Planning on dining out or hosting a gathering?

Take preventive actions to protect yourself and others

tips for reducing risk


Are you planning on dining out or hosting a gathering at home? These kinds of social activities are known to increase the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19, which remains active in Kitsap County. it’s important to consider the risks of different personal and social activities for you, your family, and your community before venturing out. Use different prevention measures to protect yourself and help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

In general, the more closely you interact with others and the longer that interaction, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread. If you decide to engage in public activities, continue to protect yourself.

Kitsap County is in Phase 2 of the Safe Start recovery plan and gatherings should be limited to five or fewer people per week from outside your household. Be prepared and stay safe.


its ok

Today is World Mental Health Day:

Remember you are not alone during this challenging time

This can be a stressful time. It is normal that you or your loved ones might feel anxious, sad, scared or angry. You are not alone. It is okay to seek out and ask for help. These resources from the Washington State Department of Health are a good place to start.

If you or someone you know is having a mental health crisis, call 866-4-CRISIS. Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255). Here are five steps you can take to help. 

When you need just need someone to talk to about stress due to COVID-19 call Washington Listens at 833-681-0211 Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. TTY and language access services are available. 



Support for local veterans

Veterans may experience worry or anxiety about their risk for contracting COVID-19 or about their ability to get recommended care. Fear or concern about the impact of COVID-19 on physical health and daily life may contribute to the onset of or worsen existing mental health problems.

In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic may increase stress for many service members and veterans making an already-challenging transition from military to civilian life because access to resources may be limited.

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs offers counseling and wellness resources. Learn more about the VA’s response to COVID-19 and actions veterans can take to help manage stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Kitsap County Veterans Assistance Program offers resources, financial assistance, family support and connections to local organizations. A Grab & Go event is scheduled 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at locations throughout the county, providing veterans and their families free groceries.



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