COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - December 30, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. Dec. 30

* 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


Inslee extends statewide restrictions through Jan. 11

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a one-week extension of the "Stay Safe–Stay Healthy" proclamation, along with the statewide restrictions imposed. The extension of the statewide restrictions will now expire on January 11, 2021. No changes were made in the proclamation aside from the expiration date.

An updated reopening plan is currently being developed to provide a pathway for businesses and workers impacted by this order to reopen safely. The updated plan will be released next week. 


Update on federal stimulus and state pandemic relief payments

On Dec. 27, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a one-time payment of $550 to many recipients of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. Later, on the same day, federal CARES Act unemployment benefits were extended.

The Employment Security Department is working to deliver Washington’s Pandemic Relief Payment program this week and the newly extended federal benefits, which begin the week of Jan. 3.


Health insurers to waive copays and deductibles for COVID-19 vaccines

Most health insurers in Washington state have signaled their intent to immediately waive all cost-sharing for COVID-19 vaccinations. Policyholders will be covered regardless of where they receive the vaccination. 

See the Office of the Insurance Commissioner's news release for a list of health insurers currently waiving co-pays and deductibles for their policyholders who received a FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccination.


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