COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - January 13, 2021

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. Jan. 13

* 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


Telehealth emergency order extended to Feb. 7

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler extended his emergency order directing all state-regulated health insurers to aid consumers during the coronavirus pandemic. The order is in effect until Feb. 7 and requires health insurers to:

  • Continue coverage for providing telehealth via methods including telephone and video chat tools such as Facetime, Facebook Messenger video chat, Google Hangout video, Skype and Go-to-Meeting. 
  • Cover all medically necessary diagnostic testing for flu and certain other viral respiratory illnesses billed during a provider visit for COVID-19 with no copay, coinsurance or deductible. 
  • Treat drive-up testing sites for COVID-19 as provider visit with no copay, coinsurance or deductible.

See the Insurance Commissioner's news release for more details. 


Washington Nonprofits webinar will explain how to turn PPP loans into grants

Did your nonprofit organization receive a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan in 2020? Have you applied for forgiveness through your lender?

If not, join Washington Nonprofits to learn about updates and changes to the program and get your questions answered during a Small Business Administration webinar on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 12 p.m. Be sure you understand what expenses qualify and what records you need to gather to ensure that you receive the forgiveness that will turn your loan into a grant.




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