Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters - OPEN 2/25-2/27

The severe weather shelter program will be operating Nov 1st - Mar 31st in Kitsap County. This shelter is available for single adults, parents with children, families, and teens. The location of the shelter is at the Bremerton Foodline, 1600 12th St in Bremerton (one block south of the Bremerton High School).

The shelters will open if it is expected to be 32 degrees or lower for four or more hours; if one inch of snow is expected; or if one inch of rain is expected between noon and 6 a.m. the next day. The determination is made by the Dept. of Emergency Management.

To subscribe to the Severe Weather Shelter Activation List register at https://www.piersystem.com/go/site/1082/

Click "Read More" for location and rule details.

Kitsap Free Flu Immunization Clinics

Offers free immunization at local food banks from Oct 28th - Nov 5th. The immunization is called Twinrix, which immunizes against seasonal flu, and Hepatitis A and B. Please bring insurance card if you have one. If you have questions please contact nurse Beth Phipps at (360) 307-4809.

Dates/Locations
October 28 - Bremerton Food Bank from 9:30 am to 2 pm
November 2 - Bainbridge Island Helpline from 1 pm to 5 pm
November 3 - North Kitsap Fishline from 10 am to 2 pm
November 4 - South Kitsap Helpline from 10:30 am to 2 pm
November 5 - Central Kitsap Food Bank from 10 am to 1 pm

Walgreens Threatening to Stop Filling Medicaid Prescriptions

Beginning March 15th Walgreens is threatening to stop filling Medicaid prescriptions. If your local Walgreens store does not fill your prescription you may visit one of the other local pharmacies listed.

See post for alternative pharmacies in Port Angeles, Sequim, Bremerton, and Port Orchard.

H1N1 Flu Update - Updated Feb 4th

Availability
Kitsap - Vaccine Available, Restrictions Removed
Jefferson - Vaccine Available, Restrictions Removed
Clallam - Vaccine Available, Restrictions Removed
Mason - Vaccine Available, Restrictions Removed
Grays Harbor - Vaccine Available, Restrictions Removed
Pacific - Limited / Limited Doses, clinic available.

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