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Date Press Release Archives
12/23/16 Influenza has reached Kitsap County
12/15/16 Kitsap Public Health District experiencing telephone technical issues
12/08/16 Kitsap Public Health Board approves secure medicine return regulations
11/07/16 Kitsap Public Health Board seeks feedback on proposed ordinance
10/26/16 Kitsap Public Health Board to meet Tues., Nov. 1
10/25/16 Board to consider new regulations for a secure medicine return program
10/12/16 Important health reminders during heavy rains and storms
08/29/16 No-contact advisory issued for north end of Dyes Inlet
08/09/16 Island Lake County Park swimming beach re-opened
08/08/16 Sewage spill near Keyport boat ramp prompts no-contact advisory
07/27/16 Island Lake swimming beaches temporarily closed again
07/21/16 Island Lake Crista Camp swimming beach re-opened
07/14/16 Island Lake swimming beaches to remain closed due to E.coli
07/13/16 Island Lake swimming beaches temporarily closed
04/27/16 Kitsap Public Health District releases revised draft vaping ordinance
04/19/16 Kitsap Public Health Board to consider new local vaping ordinance
04/05/16 Kitsap Public Health District Office to open late April 11
03/18/16 Advisory issued for Hood Canal area near Bangor
03/14/16 Sewer and stormwater overflows lead to extension of no-contact advisories near Poulsbo
03/10/16 Sewer and stormwater overflows lead to no-contact advisories for Liberty Bay, Nesika Bay and Port Washington Narrows
02/19/16 Kitsap Public Health District releases 2015 Water Quality Report
02/02/16 Fisher Distinctive Dentistry awarded EnviroStars certification
01/21/16 Sewer and stormwater overflows lead to Two no-contact advisories in Kitsap County
01/20/16 Second influenza-related death confirmed in Kitsap County
01/14/16 Kitsap Public Health District proposing fee adjustments
12/22/15 Kitsap Public Health District holiday closures
12/09/15 CSO prompts no-contact advisory for Port Washington Narrows
12/08/15 Important health reminders during heavy rains and storms
12/07/15 Naval Base Kitsap Bangor reports sewer spill
12/07/15 Meeting December 10 to highlight results for Murden Cove/Fletcher Bay project
11/27/15 No Contact advisory issued for north end of Liberty Bay
11/18/15 No-contact advisory issued for Port Washington Narrows
10/31/15 No-Contact Advisory issued for Mosher Creek and Dyes Inlet
due to sewer spill
10/02/15 Kitsap Public Health District Closed Monday Morning
10/01/15 Kitsap Public Health District to Continue as Local Lead Organization for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange Customer Support Program
09/16/15 Shellfish harvesting closed on both sides of Port Orchard Passage
09/10/15 Shellfish Harvesting Closed in Liberty Bay
09/10/15 Health Advisory Issued for Toxic Blue-Green Algae in Kitsap Lake, Kitsap Creek & Chico Creek
09/01/15 Shellfish Harvesting Closure Expanded
08/18/15 No-Contact Advisory Lifted for Port Washington Narrows
08/18/15 Shellfish Harvesting Closed in Dyes Inlet
08/14/15 No Contact Advisory Issued for Port Washington Narrows
08/11/15 East Shoreline Shellfish Harvesting Closure Expanded to Port Madison and Miller Bays
08/11/15 Advisory for Dyes Inlet and Port Washington Narrows Lifted
08/04/15 No-Contact Advisory for Dyes Inlet and Port Washington Narrows Extended to Tuesday, August 11
07/31/15 Sewer spill in Clear Creek Estuary estimated at 40,000 gallons
07/31/15 Wildcat Lake County Park Swimming Beach is Open
07/30/15 Wildcat Lake County Park Swimming Beach Closed Due to E. Coli
07/29/15 Shellfish Harvesting Closed from Point No Point south to Jefferson Point
07/14/15 Island Lake County Park Swimming Beach is Open
07/09/15 Island Lake County Park Swimming Beach Closed - Again
07/07/15 Island Lake County Park Swimming Beach is Open
07/02/15 Island Lake County Park Swimming Beach Closed
07/02/15 Bat Found at Cedar Heights Junior High School
06/26/15 Shellfish Harvesting Closed in Hood Canal from Tekiu Point Near Seabeck South to Mason County Line
06/24/15 Stay Healthy While Swimming This Summer
06/03/15 Shellfish Harvesting Closure Area Expanded in Hood Canal
05/27/15 Shellfish Harvesting Closed in Hood Canal
05/20/15 Tips for Surviving Mosquito Season
05/14/15 Kitsap Public Health District Awarded National Accreditation
05/06/15 Kitsap Public Health District Releases New Core Public Health Indicators
04/14/15 Friday, April 17 is deadline to enroll in Qualified Health Plans
03/13/15 Liberty Bay Sewage Spill Investigation Update
03/12/15 Sewage Spill Impacts Liberty Bay
02/25/15 Kitsap Public Health District Releases 2014 Water Quality Report
01/29/15 Pertussis Outbreak Occurring in Kitsap County
01/27/15 Kitsap County Sees Fifth Influenza-Related Death this Flu Season
01/09/15 Influenza on the Rise in Kitsap County
11/21/14 "Mock" Ebola Press Conference Scheduled for Monday
11/13/14 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins November 15
11/08/14 Sewage Spill in Old Town Silverdale Impacts Silverdale Waterfront Park - No-Contact Order Extended Through Monday, November 10
11/05/14 Kitsap Public Health District Hires New Health Officer
10/27/14 Changes to Food Service Regulations Proposed
10/24/14 Port Orchard Auto Body Awarded EnviroStars Certification
10/23/14 No-Contact Advisory Lifted for Ravine Creek on Bainbridge Island
10/21/14 Port Madison Bay Closed to All Shellfish Harvesting
10/16/14 Kitsap Public Health District Preparing for Possibility of Ebola
10/09/14 Kitsap Public Health Aims to Prevent Rabies Exposure
10/07/14 Update on Sewer Spill Impacting Ravine Creek on Bainbridge Island
09/23/14 Kitsap Public Health District Office to Open Late October 6
09/22/14 Long Lake Toxic Blue‐Green Algae Advisory Canceled
09/17/14 Sewage Spill Impacts Sinclair Inlet and Port Washington Narrows
09/11/14 Dyes Inlet Closed to All Shellfish Harvesting
09/09/14 Shellfish Harvesting Closure in Port Orchard Narrows
08/29/14 Advisory Issued for Toxic Blue-Green Algae in Long Lake
08/15/14 No Contact Advisory Lifted for Eagle Harbor, Bainbridge Island
08/11/14 Eagle Harbor Sewage Spill Update
07/29/14 Shellfish Harvesting Closure in Port Orchard Narrows
07/24/14 Sewage Spill Impacts Manchester Beaches
07/23/14 County Health Officer Scott Lindquist Accepts Position with State Health Department
Health District Begins Search for New Health Officer
07/18/14 CDC Tests Find No Norovirus Particles
07/17/14 Horseshoe Lake Illness Confirmed as Norovirus
07/16/14 Media Advisory / Photo Opportunity
07/15/14 Horseshoe Lake County Park Illness Investigation - Update
07/15/14 Shellfish Harvesting Closure in Port Orchard Narrows
07/15/14 Horseshoe Lake County Park Closure - BRIEF UPDATE
07/14/14 Horseshoe Lake County Park Temporarily Closed
07/10/14 West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes in Washington State
07/08/14 Shellfish Harvesting Closure in Dyes Inlet
07/02/14 Kitsap Public Health District Hires Public Information Officer
05/01/14 Community Asked to Help Design Septic System Workshop
03/04/14 Kitsap Public Health Releases 2013 Water Quality Report
02/25/14 No Contact Advisory Lifted for Eagle Harbor, Bainbridge Island
12/12/13 Shellfish Harvesting Closure in Port Orchard Narrows
11/19/13 Washington Healthplanfinder Mobile Enrollment Tour Visits Bremerton
11/06/13 Public Health Board Appoints Scott Daniels as Health District Administrator
10/30/13 Shellfish Harvesting Closure in Port Orchard Narrows
10/23/13 Shellfish Harvesting Closure in Dyes Inlet
10/08/13 Shellfish Harvesting Closure in Port Madison and Miller Bays
09/30/13 Combined Sewer Overflow Impacts Port Washington Narrows
09/17/13 Shellfish Harvesting Closure in Port Washington Narrows
09/10/13 No-Contact Health Advisory Canceled for Eagle Harbor
09/06/13 Health Advisories Issued for Dyes Inlet and Port Washington Narrows
08/24/13 BKAT to Air Program on Safe Syringe Disposal (Broadcast August 26 - September 18)
08/06/13 August 18th Public Meeting on Health Care Coverage Changes
08/01/13 Free Vaccination Clinic for Adults on August 14
07/17/13 Shellfish Harvesting Closed in Sinclair Inlet Due to High Biotoxin Levels
07/02/13 Health District to Close on July 4 and 5
06/26/13 Combined Sewer Overflow Impacts Port Washington Narrows and Sinclair Inlet
06/10/13 Kitsap Health Report Card Released
06/05/13 Washington Health Benefit Exchange Selects Kitsap Public Health District for Customer Support Program
06/04/13 Health District to Close from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. On Monday June 10th
05/24/13 Kitsap Public Health District and University of Washington Team Up on "Emerging Contaminants" Study
04/17/13 Health District to Kick Off Murden Cove Water Quality Project
03/26/13 Health District Releases 2012 Water Quality Report and 2013 Public Health Advisories for Polluted Streams
03/22/13 Board Considers Revisions to Clean Indoor Air Ordinance
02/26/13 New On-line Application Available for Septic System Inspection Reports for Property Sales
01/18/13 "Ready, Set, Go! 5210 Kitsap" Kickoff Scheduled for January 29th
01/17/13 Prepare for a Tougher Flu Season in 2013
01/15/13 Kitsap Kicks Off Dyes Inlet Pathogen Reduction Project


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