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Shellfish Harvesting News, Advisories & Alerts

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Beaches, Lakes & Streams News, Advisories & Alerts

02/20/17 Advisories lifted for eastern Kitsap and Bainbridge Island shorelines
02/16/17 Advisories extended for eastern Kitsap and Bainbridge Island shorelines
02/09/17 Port Washington Narrows & Sinclair Inlet no-contact order extended and expanded to include Dyes Inlet due to combined sewer overflows
02/06/17 No-contact advisory issued for Port Washington Narrows and Sinclair Inlet
01/31/17 No-contact advisory extended for Dyes Inlet
01/30/17 Correction to No-contact advisory issued for Dyes Inlet
01/27/17 No-contact advisory issued for Dyes Inlet
01/19/17 No-contact advisory issued for Port Washington Narrows
12/08/16 Kitsap Public Health Board approves secure medicine return regulations
10/25/16 Board to consider new regulations for a secure medicine return program
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
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
01/21/16 Sewer and stormwater overflows lead to Two no-contact advisories in Kitsap County

 

Other Environmental Health News, Advisories & Alerts

02/21/17 Kitsap Public Health District seeks input on proposed fee increases
10/12/16 Important health reminders during heavy rains and storms
02/02/16 Fisher Distinctive Dentistry awarded EnviroStars certification

 

Community Health News, Advisories & Alerts

12/23/16 Influenza has reached Kitsap County
11/07/16 Kitsap Public Health Board seeks feedback on proposed ordinance
10/26/16 Kitsap Public Health Board to meet Tues., Nov. 1
01/20/16 Second influenza-related death confirmed in Kitsap County

 

General Kitsap Public Health District News

12/15/16 Kitsap Public Health District experiencing telephone technical issues
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
01/14/16 Kitsap Public Health District proposing fee adjustments

 

Kitsap Public Health District In The News

  • 01/14/15 - "Kitsap Health Official Named to Lead State Board" (Kitsap Sun)
  • 01/11/15 - "Kitsap's New Leader of the 'Shield' of Public Health" (Kitsap Sun)
  • 11/10/14 - "Public Health Nurses on the Frontlines of County Diseases" (Kitsap Sun)
  • 09/19/14 - "Dogs Sniff Out Water Polution" (Kitsap Sun)
  • 09/19/14 - "Specially Trained Dogs Sniff Out Poop in Kitsap Co Creeks" (KOMO)
  • 08/08/14 - "What Really Lies Beneath the Water's Surface" (ABC's 20/20)

For news releases of previous years please visit our news/media archives


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