COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - March 19, 2021

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

View the COVID-19 Data Page for the latest data and additional details about this report.

REMINDER: As noted in the March 18 bulletin, Kitsap Public Health District will no longer update its daily COVID-19 Surveillance Report on Saturdays and Sundays. The COVID-19 Daily Bulletin will be published Mondays through Fridays only.

To learn about community-based COVID-19 drive-thru test sites, open five 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. 

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Kitsap Public Health offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments; new standby list available

Kitsap Public Health is releasing about 800 Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments for next week at Kitsap Public Health's drive-through clinic at Olympic College Poulsbo. In addition, about 250 first-dose Pfizer appointments are available for Friday, March 26, at the COVID-19 vaccine clinic in East Bremerton.

Advance appointments are required for both clinics. Walk-ups and drive-ups without appointments will not be accepted. Check your eligibility at Book an appointment at

Kitsap Public Health District is now offering a standby list for its COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Bremerton and Poulsbo. The list allows Kitsap residents to sign up to be on call for vaccination appointments if unused vaccine doses are available at the end of a day.

To prioritize vaccination for people who are at higher risk, the standby list is open to people who are 50 or older and have at least one health condition that puts them at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. 


Working Washington Grants: Round 4

The Working Washington Round 4 Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program will provide grants to eligible businesses up to $25,000. This program’s focus is helping small for-profit businesses impacted by COVID-19 and related health and safety measures. The state legislature approved $240 million for this program on Feb. 19, 2021.

Find out if your business is eligible to apply, find what documentation will need to be submitted and find answers to frequently asked questions here. The application period opens March 29.


Relief grants for live venues, museums and movie theaters

Important news for owners of live venues, museums, movie theaters and more: The U.S. Small Business Administration will launch the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program April 8. Established through the Economic to Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act it provides over $16 billion in economic relief to target industries. Sign up to be informed when applications open here

Learn more about the SVOG program at


New and improved COVID-19 vaccine locator tool

On March 17, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) launched the latest version of the Vaccine Locator tool, a user-friendly web app that displays available COVID vaccination appointments from multiple provider scheduling sites in one place. The tool is one of three points of progress made by the Vaccine Command and Coordination System (VACCS).

The VACCS Center was established by Gov. Jay Inslee on January 18 to harness the resources, capabilities and innovations of the private sector in Washington state to partner with DOH with the goal of achieving mass vaccination of Washingtonians in a safe, fast, equitable, and efficient manner. 

In addition to the Vaccine Locator tool, the VACCS Center has improved COVID-19 hotline capacity and introduced the Playbook for Partnered Vaccine Programs. Learn more in the DOH news release.


COVID-19 vaccine facts and myths

COVID-19 vaccines are powerful tools for protecting our health and getting our lives back to normal. Here are some key facts to know and untrue myths to ignore. Download this fact sheet as a printable PDF. Learn more at and get local information on vaccine availability at

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