COVID-19: Novel Coronavirus

Our health advisories have the latest information.

Closely monitor health advisories for updated guidance, situational awareness and resources for providers and patients.

To report, call the reporting line at 360-728-2235..

Vaccine

Everyone 6 months or older is eligible to get ta COVID-19 Vaccine. For the latest information, visit our COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Providers page. Find a printable COVID vaccine schedule here

Testing

People with COVID-19 report a wide range of symptoms, from mild to severe. Symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure and include:

  • Cough.
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
  • Fever.
  • Chills.
  • Muscle pain.
  • Headache.
  • Sore throat.
  • Loss of taste or smell.

People with mild to moderate illness can test at home or go to a COVID-19 test site in our community. Emergency departments are not for routine COVID-19 testing unless the patient needs emergency care.

Follow Washington State Department of Health’s (DOH’s) updated testing criteria. For more information, view:

Teach your patients 

Isolation and quarantine

Treatment

For information about pre-exposure and post-diagnosis COVID-19 therapeutics, view our COVID-19 Treatment Information for Providers page.

Considerations for special populations 

Immunocompromised 

Pregnant or breastfeeding

Long-Term care 

Healthcare workers

Children and teens

Personal protective equipment

Safety

Long COVID

Educational and promotional materials

Patient resources

Healthcare provider resources

Additional guidance 

Contacting the Health Department

Questions? Contact Kitsap Public Health District at (360) 728-2235.