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With news of the contagious and potentially deadly illness known as novel coronavirus grabbing headlines worldwide, military health officials say that an informed, common sense approach minimizes the chances of getting sick. (Graphic by Military Health System)
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The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is available for eligible beneficiaries ages 12 and up. A parent/guardian must accompany those under the age of 18. The vaccine is available by appointment Monday – Friday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Immunization Clinic. The vaccine will be available on a walk-in basis at our Urgent Care Clinic from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays. Eligible beneficiaries can also make an appointment by calling the Puget Sound Military Appointment Center at 1-800-404-4506 from 6 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. For appointments at the Immunization Clinic please visit https://informatics-stage.health.mil/BremertonCOVIDApp/COVIDSeries.aspx Branch Health Clinic Everett will continue to offer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule at Everett, please visit https://informatics-stage.health.mil/EverettCOVIDA

COVID-19 Triage Testing surges at Naval Hospital Bremerton


By Douglas H Stutz, NHB/NMRTC Bremerton public affairs officer -- The New Year prompted new responsiveness needs with the on-going pandemic at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) and other Puget Sound Military Health System military treatment facilities.
 

Naval Hospital Bremerton Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) is seeing extraordinary volume increase due to the Omicron variant, as of Jan. 11, 2022.  In order to lessen wait times, preserve resources and avoid overwhelming our testing ability, please see the guidance below.

Symptomatic
Active Duty Testing
All active duty
Location:
UCC Mon-Sun 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Family Members and retirees No testing available at this time.  
 
Asymptomatic (includes Active Duty and Beneficiaries)
Close Contact Testing
Must be ordered by Primary Care Manager (PCM)
Location:
3rd Floor, next to Pediatrics, Mon-Fri 930 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Travel on Official Orders Testing
Must be coordinated by member’s command POC
Location:
(see above) OR as arranged by member’s command POC
Required Pre-Procedure Testing
Must be ordered by surgeon or PCM
Location:
(see above) OR in UCC if directed by surgeon or PCM
 
We will continue to re-evaluate these guidelines on a daily basis and provide updates to the Naval Base Kitsap community. 

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this might cause. There are other resources available in our surrounding community:

Kitsap Public Health District COVID-19 Updates/Resources
https://kitsappublichealth.org/communityHealth/Covid-19/CoronaVirus_Testing.php
Kitsap County COVID testing providers
https://kitsappublichealth.org/CommunityHealth/files/COVID/COVID-TestingFacilities.pdf
Kitsap County COVID testing sites available
https://www.kitsapgov.com/Pages/Kitsap-COVID-19-Test-Site.aspx
CDC Viral Testing Tool(s)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/testing/index.html
 

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