COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - June 16, 2021

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. June 16

6/16/2021 UPDATE: Kitsap Public Health reported one new COVID-19-related death on June 16. With the addition of this case, 113 COVID-19-associated deaths have been reported in the county to date.

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 testing is available Mondays and Thursdays at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. Learn more and pre-register at

¿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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Weekly Outlook from Kitsap Public Health

Kitsap Public Health's Weekly Outlook newsletter is now available. View the full report here or download a printable PDF to share with others. 

Here are some key numbers to know:

  • As of June 15, 54% of Kitsap residents 12 and older had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 48% were fully vaccinated. More than 123,000 Kitsap residents have received at least one dose of vaccine.
  • 89 COVID-19 cases were reported in our county in the most recent week with full data available (May 23- May 29): 2 cases on Bainbridge, 25 in Bremerton, 25 in Central Kitsap, 10 in North Kitsap, 27 in South Kitsap. 
  • Kitsap County's rate of cases per 100,000 population over 14 days — a key metric in state reopening plans — has fallen to about 60. COVID-19 continues to spread in the county, but the rate of new cases reported has declined since late April. 
  • 112 COVID-19-associated deaths have been reported in Kitsap to date.

Find more local COVID-19 data at


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Consumer Alert: Beware of scams related to Washington's COVID vaccine lottery program

The Attorney General’s Office and Washington’s Lottery are urging Washingtonians to be wary of potential scams associated with the state’s “Shot of a Lifetime” lottery for vaccinated Washingtonians. 

The program’s drawings will be held on Tuesdays through July 13, and feature $250,000 and $1 million cash prizes, sporting event tickets, technology and tuition credits, among other incentives. Vaccinated individuals who are in the state’s Immunization Information System are automatically entered into the drawings.

The primary method the Lottery will use to contact drawing winners is by phone, but representatives with the Lottery will never ask for bank account information or Social Security numbers over the phone. The Lottery may also contact some winners by email or, as a final method of outreach, text message.

If you are wary of a call, voicemail, email or text that purports to be from the Lottery, contact Washington’s Lottery directly at 360-810-2888 to verify that they are a Lottery representative. For more details and tips on how to identify potential scams, see the full news release.


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Inslee statement on reopening numbers

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement yesterday on numbers used to determine when Washington state will fully reopen. 

“Many people, myself included, are eager for our state to fully reopen. I have said repeatedly we are going to do this on June 30 or when we hit 70% of people 16 and up initiating vaccinations – whichever happens first. We use age 16 and up as that population was eligible when we made the announcement.

“I am hopeful Washingtonians will get vaccinated for their own health and that of their loved ones, and to help move our state closer to a full reopening."

The Washington State Department of Health is using different metrics than the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to calculate vaccination rates. The state calculation on Washington's progress to 70% vaccination (as of June 15) is 67.2% of residents 16 and up. See full details in the governor's news release


Guidance documents consolidated for some industries

Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced further business and employee guidance consolidations and rescissions for some industries.

Unless otherwise specified, these industries will no longer need to follow industry-specific guidance. They will instead only need to follow general requirements, which include the COVID-19 workplace health and safety measures established by the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I).

Affected industries include: 

  • Construction
  • Bowling
  • Golf
  • Museums
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Zoos & Aquariums

Read the full memo here. Read all business and employee guidance here.


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