COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - June 2, 2021

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

Health District Update: The Kitsap Public Health Board held a remote meeting on Tuesday, June 2. Meeting materials and video recording are available here.

Now is the time to get your COVID-19 vaccine. Visit Kitsap County Public Health at and sign up for vaccine updates from Kitsap Public Health here.

Community-based COVID-19 drive-thru test sites are available at locations in downtown Bremerton, Poulsbo and the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. To learn more and pre-register, go to Test sites are closed on Memorial Day, May 31.

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Have symptoms? COVID-19 drive-thru testing available

Kitsap Public Health District and Kitsap County Emergency Operations Center, in partnership with various community organizations, continue to offer drive-thru community COVID-19 testing sites. 

COVID-19 is still spreading in Kitsap County. If you have any COVID-19 symptoms (even if symptoms are mild) or have been in close contact of someone who tested positive or COVID-19, it is important to get tested. 

Testing is available regardless of health insurance status. Visit to schedule an appointment at a testing site near you. (Información en españolsa Tagalog)


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Free transportation to vaccine clinics

Kitsap Transit is providing free trips to vaccination centers. If you know of anyone who may need a ride to get a COVID-19 vaccination, please call Kitsap Transit ACCESS at 360-479-7272 or (800) 422-2877 at least one day in advance of their appointment. They do not need to be eligible to ride ACCESS for this trip, but they will be required to wear a face mask.

Due to waiting times at clinics, you will need to call ACCESS after you have received your vaccine to request a ride home. Kitsap Transit is operating this service on weekdays and Saturdays. See hours of operation here. #WeAreKitsap #WeCanDoThis


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Kitsap Digital Hour provides resources for local businesses

The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) will host the next Kitsap Digital Hour on Thursday, June 3 at 11 a.m. 

This month Nancy Austin, KCR BE$T program manager shares information about how Kitsap Community Resource’s BE$T program assists entrepreneurs who are ready to start a new business and helps existing business improve their business practices. In addition, local companies will share their “surviving COVID” stories. Learn more and register for this event on the KEDA website.


Nutrition programs get boost for produce this summer

Just in time for summer, thousands of people in Washington will get more money for fruits and vegetables — everything from apples to zucchini.

Participants in two important nutrition programs — SNAP and WIC — will get a boost in their benefits this summer. A third program that provides money for food for eligible families, Pandemic-EBT, will also stretch food dollars, including for fruits and vegetables.

Hundreds of thousands of people in Washington use these benefits. Many thousands more qualify for them and don’t even know it. The Washington State Department of Health created this guide to help those eligible, and to encourage everyone to bring home more fruits and vegetables this summer.

See a detailed overview of each program to learn more about each of the programs and make sure you’re getting the most from your fruit and vegetable benefits this summer.

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Key things to know about COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are now more widely accessible in the U.S. Everyone ages 12 and older is recommended to get a COVID-19 vaccination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a list of key things to know, including information on safety, effectiveness, and what we are still learning about vaccines. 

  • COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective.
  • You may have side effects after vaccination. These are normal and should go away in a few days.
  • It typically takes two weeks after vaccination for the body to build protection (immunity) against the virus that causes COVID-19. You are not fully vaccinated until 2 weeks after the 2nd dose of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks after a one-dose vaccine.

You should keep using all the tools available to protect yourself and others until you are fully vaccinated. After you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing some things you had stopped doing because of the pandemic. Learn more from the CDC about what you can do when you have been fully vaccinated.




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