COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - December 15, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. Dec. 15

* View the COVID-19 Risk Assessment Dashboard for the latest data and additional details about this report.

For the latest updates and information on COVID-19 vaccination planning, visit the Kitsap County Public Health site at and the Washington State Department of Health page at


COVID-19 daily cases


Feel sick? Register for a drive-thru COVID-19 test

Kitsap Public Health District and Kitsap County Emergency Operations Center, in partnership with various community organizations, offer drive-thru community COVID-19 testing sites. These sites provide additional low-barrier testing options. 

Results are typically available within 3 to 4 days (72-96 hours) of your test. Results may take longer due to high testing volumes at the lab or other unforeseen circumstances. Testing is available regardless of health insurance status. 

Testing is available for anyone who: 

Advance registration and an appointment are required. To ensure adequate testing supplies and avoid long wait times, those needing COVID-19 testing must register online or by phone to schedule an appointment.

Visit to find a test site near you.

Holiday schedule: Testing will not be not be available Dec. 24, 25, 26, or Jan. 1. Testing will be open on Dec. 31.


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Donating blood may help critically ill coronavirus patients

Bloodworks Northwest is testing all whole blood donations for the presence of COVID-19 antibodies through December 31. Antibodies are a key component of the immune system that appears in the blood after fighting an infection. Eligible donors may be able to participate in the convalescent plasma program that helps critically ill coronavirus patients.

Test results will show if you were exposed and infected with SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), whether you realized it or not. Donors are notified of the results by mail within two weeks of donation. Learn more about COVID-19 antibody testing on the Bloodworks website


COVID-19 vaccine distribution update

The first doses of a Pfizer vaccine to prevent COVID-19 arrived in Washington state Monday. Vaccination is being prioritized based on federal and state guidance to priority groups as defined in Phase 1a

Supplies of vaccine will increase in coming months and vaccination will be offered to additional priority groups. Eventually, vaccination will be available to everyone. Find more local vaccine information at


COVID-19 vaccine distribution


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