Coronavirus

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All WA residents 16 and older eligible for vaccines April 15

Over 200,000 people will have the opportunity to get COVID shots

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Variant here; follow COVID protocols

Studies: Variant more likely to cause severe illness, death

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Additional COVID-related death confirmed in Kitsap, 91 total

Kitsap now back over “high level” of coronavirus activity

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Additional COVID-related death confirmed in Kitsap, 90 total

Over past two weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 68

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Another COVID-related death in Kitsap, 83 total

Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents has dropped to 59.9

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19 new cases of COVID in Kitsap

Over past two weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents has dropped to 74.6

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KPHD report: Inequity an issue when getting COVID vaccines

Healthcare providers in Kitsap County have been administering COVID-19 vaccines since late December. About 36,000 residents have received their first dose. However, vaccines have not… Continue reading

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2 more deaths, 15 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Kitsap

On Thursday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed two new deaths and 15 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the previous 24 hours, bringing the… Continue reading

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Initial jobless claims fall slightly in last week of January

Unemployment claims were up in the final week of January, but initial claims were down in the latest numbers released by the Employment Security Department.… Continue reading

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Vaccines lacking; new metric hurts smaller counties

COVID-19 activity is falling in Kitsap County and a vaccine effort is underway, but there is still a long road to the finish line as… Continue reading

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Initial jobless claims fall again in late January

Initial unemployment claims in Washington and Kitsap County fell by 14 percent in the third week of January. In the week of Jan. 17-23, there… Continue reading

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New mass vaccination clinic opens at Kitsap Transit’s Gateway Center

Another large vaccination clinic has opened in Kitsap County at Kitsap Transit’s Gateway Center in west Bremerton. Operated by Peninsula Community Health Services, the clinic… Continue reading

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3 new COVID-related deaths confirmed in Kitsap, 62 total

Kitsap County nearing 5,000 total cases since pandemic began

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Vaccines offer hope on anniversary of 1st COVID case

Last week marked the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was found in Snohomish County, putting Washington in the national spotlight. Since that time, the state… Continue reading

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Washington’s unemployment rate rose in December

After a few months of falling unemployment rates, the state’s numbers rose in December. New COVID-19 restrictions once again hit some of Washington’s industry sectors… Continue reading

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Supply not meeting demand for Kitsap COVID vaccinations

Kitsap Public Health asks for patience upon receiving “extremely high volume” of vaccine inquiries

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