COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - February 9, 2021

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. Feb. 9

* 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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Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site hours adjusted for inclement weather

The National Weather Service forecast for later this week and into the weekend calls for snow, wind and cold temperatures. For the safety of our staff, the Emergency Operations Center is reducing the hours at COVID-19 testing sites on Thursday and canceling Friday and Saturday.

The Kitsap County Fairgrounds location will operate Thursday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will be no drive-thru testing on Friday, Feb. 12 or Saturday, Feb. 13. Testing will also be closed Monday, Feb. 15 for the Presidents Day holiday.

Those that have tests scheduled during the affected times will be notified. To learn more about community-based COVID-19 testing options, visit


Kitsap Public Health receives small vaccine shipment; focusing on equitable access 

Kitsap Public Health District received about 400 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the state this week. This shipment arrived after 2,500 vaccine doses were requested and public health was initially informed that Kitsap County would not receive any doses. 

To support equitable access to vaccine, appointments will be available to community members who do not have internet access or have other barriers to getting vaccinated. Kitsap Public Health will reach out directly to people who have already requested assistance. Appointments will not be open to the general public for this small event.

Kitsap Public Health will continue requesting vaccine allocations from the state and will announce additional clinic openings as soon as possible. Please sign up to receive notifications by email or text and check for updates.

Other vaccine providers may have appointments available. Go to or call 1-800-525-0127 and press # for information. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding.


COVID-19 case characteristics for 2020 now available

Kitsap Public Health updated its Case Characteristics Report with more detail about COVID-19 cases reported in Kitsap County from March through December of 2020. 

A sampling of statistics include:

  • The average age of cases was 40
  • The highest rate of cases occurred in the 20-29 age range
  • The most common symptoms reported were fatigue (62% of those responding), followed by headache (60%), cough (58%), congestion (56%) and muscle aches (51%)
  • 15% of cases reported no symptoms
  • 50% of cases shared an address with another confirmed COVID-19 case
  • 19% were associated with an outbreak
  • The largest number of COVID-19 outbreaks were reported in long-term care and senior living settings, followed by government settings (including military and corrections), and healthcare settings
  • 5% of cases were hospitalized
  • The average age of cases hospitalized was 61
  • 42 COVID-19-associated deaths occurred from March-December
  • The average age of community members who died was 77

View the full report from Kitsap Public Health for more details.


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