COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - February 8, 2021

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. Feb. 8

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

To learn about community-based COVID-19 drive-through test sites, open six days per week at locations across Kitsap County, and to pre-register, go to

For the updates and information on COVID-19 vaccination planning, visit Kitsap County Public Health at and the Washington State Department of Health at Sign up for vaccine updates from Kitsap Public Health here. 

¿Quieres información sobre la vacuna COVID-19? Mira nuestro pagina para mas información de la vacuna y como obtener la vacuna:
Tambien os puede llamar nuestro linea 360-728-2218.


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Kitsap Transit ACCESS helps residents get vaccine

“It’s really rewarding to do this job and help get people where they need to go,” David said. “My favorite part of all of this is to hopefully help put an end to this pandemic. It makes me thrilled to be a part of this. It’s been a long year and been stressful for everyone.”

As ACCESS bus drivers are deemed essential workers since they transport elderly passengers, David already received his first COVID-19 vaccination. Read the rest of David's story on the Kitsap Emergency Operations Center blog

Kitsap Transit ACCESS buses provide transportation for seniors and people with disabilities who are unable to use Kitsap Transit regularly routed buses some or all of the time. Learn about what Kitsap Transit is doing on their COVID-19 page. #WeAreKitsap #WeCanDoThis


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David Burch, ACCESS operator for Kitsap Transit


Reminder: New hours at Bremerton COVID-19 testing site

The drive-thru community COVID-19 testing site at the Bremerton Harborside Parking Garage has new hours starting tomorrow, Feb. 9. This site will operate on Tuesdays only from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Visit to view information on all available testing sites and to schedule an appointment. (Información en españolsa Tagalog)

Drive-thru community COVID-19 testing sites are operated by Kitsap Public Health District and Kitsap County Emergency Operations Center, in partnership with various community organizations. 

Testing is available for anyone who: 

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.

Individuals without internet access or who need help registering can call the Kitsap Public Health District at (360) 728-2235, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Inslee signs relief bill for businesses, workers

Gov. Jay Inslee today signed legislation providing relief for businesses and workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. SB 5061 will increase minimum unemployment benefits for workers and provide significant tax relief for businesses over the next five years, to support recovery from the economic impacts of COVID shutdowns.

The legislation, which was requested by the governor, is a critical piece of the state’s COVID-19 recovery plan. It passed with strong bipartisan support in both chambers.

Read the rest of the story on the governor's Medium page.


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