New Directive to Wear Masks in Indoor Public Spaces Starting Tomorrow

Friday afternoon, August 13, 2021, Dr. Gib Morrow, Kitsap County Health Officer, issued a mask-wearing directive that goes into effect tomorrow, August 14, at 6 a.m. Per this directive, everyone five years of age or older must wear a face mask when in public indoor spaces in Kitsap County. The directive does not apply to … More New Directive to Wear Masks in Indoor Public Spaces Starting Tomorrow

Mask Up Indoors: Fast Rise in COVID in Kitsap and Bainbridge

The Kitsap Public Health District has been reporting a precipitous climb in COVID infections since the end of July. Between July 20 and July 26, the rate of infection per 100,000 residents leaped more than 60 points, from 41.1 to 110.9, prompting health officials to recommend wearing masks indoors in public spaces. South Kitsap is … More Mask Up Indoors: Fast Rise in COVID in Kitsap and Bainbridge

BP Partnership to Administer More Than 1000 COVID Vaccine Doses This Weekend

Woodward Middle School is going to look a little different this weekend, March 6-7. No, the school won’t be full of kids. No, the Rotarians won’t be operating a giant auction and rummage sale. Instead, the school will be the site of a high-throughput COVID-19 vaccine clinic, serving 1,170 eligible people with first doses of … More BP Partnership to Administer More Than 1000 COVID Vaccine Doses This Weekend

The Vaccines Are Coming

Yesterday’s (Feb. 26) COVID-19 vaccine update from the Washington State Department of Health (WSDOH) announced the federal allocation of vaccines for the next three weeks: Week of February 28: 279,800 doses (156,640 first, 123,160 second) Week of March 7: 285,200┬ádoses (156,640 first, 128,560 second) Week of March 14: 313,280┬ádoses (156,640 first, 156,640 second) Despite the … More The Vaccines Are Coming

New Medium Article Takes a Close Look at BP’s COVID Vaccine Clinic

Wudan Yan, a journalist based out of Seattle, spent a day at the January 29 Bainbridge Prepares’ COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Senior Center. Her in-depth article on the clinic, including many gorgeous photos by Jovelle Tamayo, was featured in the Medium publication Elemental, which focuses on health and wellness. The article talks about the … More New Medium Article Takes a Close Look at BP’s COVID Vaccine Clinic