COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - June 21, 2021

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. June 21

6/21/2021 UPDATE: Kitsap Public Health reported one new COVID-19-related death on June 21. With the addition of this case, 114 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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Free Fries are back!

A coupon for free fries from Noah's Ark will be offered to those who get their shot at this Wednesday’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic near the Bremerton Airport. Appointment slots are available from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 8900 SW Imperial Way, located in the Olympic Industrial park. This promotion for free fries is available limited to 70 participants.

Additionally, all those who receive the vaccine are eligible to receive a voucher that can be redeemed for a combo bus/ferry pass good for use on all of Kitsap Transit's services in any month from June 2021 through May 2022. This clinic will have the Pfizer vaccine and is open to ages 12 and older.

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Staying safe on hot days

With hot temperatures on this first day of summer, remember to stay safe when experiencing excessive heat. The heat is predicted to return again this weekend. Here are a few extra steps you should take:

We also need to protect those most vulnerable, including children and our pets. Don’t forget, the temperature in a car will rise rapidly on a hot day.

Find additional tips on staying safe during hot days from the National Weather Service.


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Child Tax Credit payments begin in July

On July 15th, nearly all working families will start seeing $250 to $300 per child automatically deposited in their bank accounts or sent to their mailboxes. The American Rescue Plan increased the Child Tax Credit payments from $2,000 per child to $3,000 per child for children over the age of six and from $2,000 to $3,600 for children under the age of six -- and made the payments automatic and monthly for most.

Couples making less than $150,000 and single parents making less than $112,500 qualify for the full benefit. Those with higher incomes may qualify for a smaller benefit or no benefit. For more information, go to


Homebound and need a COVID-19 vaccine?

If you know someone that is homebound and has not been vaccinated, fill out this secure online form from the Washington State Department of Health. Your information will be used to connect individuals to available County and/or State Mobile Vaccine Teams.

Need help by phone? Call the COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-525-0127, then press #. Language assistance is available.




Don't ignore symptoms of COVID-19. Get tested!

Testing still remains an important tool in our response to the coronavirus pandemic. When someone is diagnosed with COVID-19, they should take steps to avoid spreading the virus to others and notify people they have been in close contact with

The Kitsap County Emergency Operations Center continues to drive-thru community COVID-19 testing at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds on Mondays and Thursdays. Visit to schedule an appointment. See a list of other providers offering COVID-19 tests from the Kitsap Public Health District.

In addition to test sites, there are now self-collection kits that allow you to test for COVID-19 at home. These are available either by prescription or over the counter, without a prescription, in a pharmacy or retail store. Learn more about self testing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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