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Naval Hospital Bremerton COVID Testing

The wearing of masks at Naval Hospital Bremerton and clinics will remain strictly enforced.    
 
Military Healthcare Facilities like NHB will continue to follow the infection prevention and control recommendations for unvaccinated individuals (e.g., quarantine, testing) when caring for fully vaccinated individuals with an immunocompromising condition.

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) continues to see an extraordinary volume increase due to the Omicron variant. 
 
In order to lessen wait times, preserve resources and avoid overwhelming our testing ability, please see the guidance below.

Please note, as of Jan. 18, 2022, asymptomatic testing will be conducted at the Lab, located on second floor, Monday-Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

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: as of Jan. 18, 2022
Lab, 2nd Floor
 Mon-Fri 930 a.m.- noon.
Travel on Official Orders Testing
Must be coordinated by member’s command POC
Location: as of Jan. 18, 2022
(see above) OR as arranged by member’s command POC
Required Pre-Procedure Testing
Must be ordered by surgeon or PCM
Location: as of Jan. 18, 2022
(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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