All New mass vaccination health center opens in Kitsap county.

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A giant vaccination center has been opened in Kitsap County at Kitsap Transit’s Gateway Center in west Bremerton.

It is Controlled by Peninsula Community Health Services.

“We heard from our partners at Kitsap Public Health and PCHS that they wanted to accelerate efforts to vaccinate the community against COVID-19,” said John Clauson, executive director of Kitsap Transit. “We realized we could accommodate a mass-vaccination clinic at our Gateway Center, and we’re proud to join forces to stop the spread of COVID-19.”

The vaccine would be made available from the State Department of Health.

The Washington state presses to attain its aim of vaccinating 45,000 individuals per day. The Health District and the County Emergency Operations Center have opened a vaccination center at the historic St. Michael Medical Center in East Bremerton.

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“I’m excited to see momentum growing in our community, with government agencies and health care organizations coming together to get the limited supply of vaccine out to eligible community members as quickly and efficiently as possible,” said Dr. Gib Morrow, the health district’s health officer.

COVID-19 Vaccine distribution is quickening in Washington state. In Kitsap County, 20,008 vaccines had been given, according to the Department of Health.

A total of 125,775 vaccines had gone to the CDC’s long-term care vaccination program. On average, the Washington state is supplying vaccines with an estimate of 26,412 doses per day.

Coronavirus has been drifting down in Kitsap County in the past few weeks. After striking another peak on Jan. 8, the Kitsap county’s 7-day rolling average had gone down from 61 to 35 cases per day. Kitsap is nearing 5,000 points since the Coronavirus pandemic began and has had 65 deaths in total.

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