COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - March 22, 2021

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. March 22

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

3/22/2021 UPDATE: Kitsap Public Health receives negative test totals from the Washington State Department of Health. The Department of Health has been reconciling negative test results and removing duplicates. This caused the totals reported for Kitsap to decrease on some days. Positive tests reported today include numbers from March 20-21.

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. 

¿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 reaches milestone of 100,000 doses of vaccine

More than 100,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Kitsap County! This milestone reflects the dedication of our local healthcare professionals and volunteers, and the readiness of Kitsap residents to get vaccinated.

We have a long way still to go to get the majority of our community fully vaccinated, but we are making great progress. Thank you to everyone who has made this monumental effort possible! Learn more at


Kitsap enters Phase 3 of Roadmap to Recovery

On Monday, March 22, Kitsap County, along with all counties in Washington state, entered Phase 3 of the state’s Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery plan, which will allow more activities to resume. Businesses, restaurants, gyms and museums will be allowed to increase capacity from 25 percent to 50 percent.

For more details, including updated guidance for businesses and workers, visit the governor's Healthy Washington site. View a chart showing what is open in Phase 3.


Virtual job fair March 30 features over 30 employers

Now that we're into springtime and Phase 3 of the Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery plan begins today, many local employers are rehiring or kicking off their seasonal hiring. Please join WorkSource's virtual job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30. Over 30 employers already signed up with more in the coming days. Register here.

For resume assistance, help with interviews and other resources, contact WorkSource Kitsap for a virtual one-on-one appointment. Call 360-516-1001 select option 7 to speak with staff.




Telephone town hall on American Rescue Plan

On Tuesday, March 23 at 5:10 p.m., Congressman Derek Kilmer will hold a telephone town hall to provide an update on the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Congressman Kilmer will discuss the American Rescue Plan, an emergency legislative package passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden, which aims to fund vaccinations, provide immediate and direct relief to families bearing the weight of the COVID-19 crisis, get kids back to school, and bolster communities on the frontlines.

Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, Washington state Secretary of Health, will also join the conversation to discuss the COVID-19 vaccination effort in Washington state and answer questions.

Call in to join the town hall at 877-229-8493, enter the PIN to access the event: 111435 or listen in at


Inslee rescinds state travel advisory to align with CDC travel advisory guidance

Gov. Jay Inslee rescinded his November 2020 Travel Advisory on March 19 and is advising Washingtonians and others visiting Washington to comply with the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) current COVID-19 travel advisory guidance

Current CDC guidance is more robust, thorough, and specific than the November 2020 travel advisory, and is regularly updated to reflect the latest science, optimal safety practices and protocols, and the current COVID-19 situation here and abroad.


Emergency orders on coronavirus testing and surprise billing extended to April 18

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler extended two emergency orders. His orders requiring health insurers to waive copays and deductibles for COVID-19 testing and protecting consumers from receiving surprise bills for lab fees related to diagnostic COVID-19 testing are both extended to April 18. See the full news release for details.


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