Northwest Navy Family Coronavirus Disease 2019 Update

This page is used to provide the latest information about COVID-19 from Navy Region Northwest for the greater Northwest Navy Family, as well as links to resources and other sources of COVID-19 information.

 

The Navy continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and make decisions as needed to protect personnel, families and the mission.  Some command, facility and service-specific measures remain at the installation commander’s discretion, based on mission needs and risk assessment. Northwest Navy Family members should monitor their respective installation websites and social media pages for the latest base-specific updates on services and activities. Keep in mind that states or county guidelines may be different than the Navy’s.

All Navy personnel should comply with guidance provided by the Installation Commanding Officers regarding on-base service and facilities. Please continue to monitor the following installation and Fleet & Family Readiness Facebook pages for the latest COVID-19 information:

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island:

      Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/NASWhidbeyIsland

      Website: https://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrnw/installations/nas_whidbey_island/about/faqs.html

      NavyLife NAS Whidbey Island Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WhidbeyFFR

Naval Base Kitsap:

      Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/kitsapnavy

      NavyLife Naval Base Kitsap Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KitsapFFR

Naval Station Everett:

      Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/NavalStationEverett

      NavyLife Naval Station Everett Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EverettFFR

Navy Region Northwest Fleet and Family Readiness Program:

      Website: https://www.navylifepnw.com


All personnel and commands should continue to follow health protection measures in alignment with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dept. of Defense/Dept. of the Navy and state guidelines.

 

Current Numbers:

Local Navy COVID-19 vaccination: Bremerton/Bangor, Oak Harbor and Everett:

Military medical professionals continue to administer doses of FDA-approved SARS-CoV-2 vaccines to personnel around the world, including here in the Northwest, in accordance with the Dept. of Defense’s phased plan. 


Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) and Branch Health Clinic:

Naval Hospital Bremerton is providing the Pfizer-BioNTech-COMIRNATY COVID-19 vaccine COVID-19 vaccine to all eligible beneficiaries 12 and older by vaccine appointment only Monday - Friday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Immunization Clinic (3rd Floor). A parent/guardian must accompany those under the age of 18.

For those ages 5-11, pediatric vaccine clinics are avaialble by appointment Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Immunization Clinic (2nd Floor).

To make an appointment, visit: https://informatics-stage.health.mil/BremertonCOVIDApp/COVID.aspx or call the Puget Sound Military Appointment Center at 1-800-404-4506 from 6 a.m.- 8 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday to schedule an appointment.

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 any parent and/or guardian who have questions regarding vaccinations, please discuss any concerns with a medical provider.

Find the latest NHB information at https://bremerton.tricare.mil/Patient-Resources/-COVID-19-Vaccine or https://www.facebook.com/navalhospitalbremerton.


Naval Branch Health Clinic Everett:

Branch Health Clinic Everett will continue to offer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule an appointment at Everett, please visit https://informatics-stage.health.mil/EverettCOVIDApp/.

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 any parent and/or guardian who have questions regarding vaccinations, please discuss any concerns with a medical provider.

Patients can also make an appointment by phone 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.

Find the latest NHB information at https://bremerton.tricare.mil/Patient-Resources/-COVID-19-Vaccine or https://www.facebook.com/navalhospitalbremerton.

 

Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor (NHCOH):

NHCOH is providing the COVID-19 vaccine to TRICARE beneficiaries, age 18 years and older. Vaccination appointments are only for military retirees, family members of active duty and family members of retirees. Active Duty members are not eligible to book a vaccine appointment and will be scheduled for a vaccination by their command.

Eligible individuals can schedule an appointment online at NHCOH Vaccine Clinic website (https://informatics-stage.health.mil/OakHarborCOVIDApp/) or by phone by calling the Puget Sound Military Appointing Center at 1-800-404-4506.

Find the latest NHCOH information at https://oakharbor.tricare.mil/Patient-Resources/COVID-Vaccine or https://www.facebook.com/NavalHealthClinicOakHarbor.
 

Regardless of vaccination status, personnel should continue to follow directions and guidance from their chain of command regarding protective measures.


More Vaccine Resources: Madigan, Veterans Affairs, Retail Pharmacies and Washington State

For those eligible and able to get vaccinated outside of Navy Medical Treatment Facilities, there are other vaccination options available. 

 

Madigan Army Medical Center

Madigan Army Medical Center is administering the vaccine to patients and beneficiaries 5 years of age and older on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. 

Madigan’s “Pediatric COVID Vaccine Event” will be hosted at the Madigan Pediatrics Clinic in the Medical Mall offering the Pediatric (5-11 year) Pfizer Vaccine. This is a 2 dose series with a minimum of 21 days between vaccines. Madigan will be hosting 3 of these events:
Hours of operation: 
Saturdays: November 20, December 11, and January 8
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To get the vaccine, patients can 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 and Sunday, or by visiting the link to Madigan's online COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduler at https://informatics-stage.health.mil/jblm1covidapp/COVID.aspx.

Madigan has also been operating a COVID-19 testing tent Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Madigan Testing Tent is located on Gardner Loop Road directly across from the Emergency Department.

For the latest updates on these or other COVID-19 information from Madigan, individuals should visit Madigan’s website at https://madigan.tricare.mil/Health-Services/Preventive-Care/COVID-19-Vaccine, call the dedicated COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline at 253-968-4744, or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MadiganHealth.

 

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

In late March 2021, Congress passed a new law that allows the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) to offer COVID-19 vaccines to more Veterans and some spouses and caregivers of Veterans.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System vaccination sites include Seattle, American Lake, Silverdale and Mount Vernon. Vaccinations are by appointment only. Eligible Veterans can call (206) 716-5716 to schedule a vaccination or contact their primary care team. Their COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline (recorded message) is updated daily with current vaccine scheduling information: (206) 277-4040.

Find more local Puget Sound area vaccine information from the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System website at https://www.pugetsound.va.gov/services/covid-19-vaccines.asp.

Veterans with general questions about COVID-19 or vaccination should call 1-800-myVA411 (1-800-698-2411) and press 8 for COVID information, or visit www.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/. The VA also has answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 at https://www.va.gov/coronavirus-veteran-frequently-asked-questions/

 

Washington State and Other States

Washington (WA) State has online resources to help people find a COVID-19 vaccination facility near them. Those eligible to receive the vaccine through non-Navy/non-military means can view the list of locations administering the vaccine online https://vaccinelocator.doh.wa.gov/.

To find places administering the COVID-19 vaccine in other states, visit https://www.vaccines.gov/.

Washington state county public health departments are also providing local resources for COVID-19 vaccination within the respective counties:

Kitsap County: https://kitsappublichealth.org/CommunityHealth/CoronaVirus_Vaccine.php or call 360-728-2219

Island County:  https://www.islandcountywa.gov/Health/Pages/Covid-Vaccine.aspx

Snohomish County:  https://snohomish-county-coronavirus-response-snoco-gis.hub.arcgis.com/pages/covid-19-vaccine or call 425-339-5278.

Jefferson County:  https://jeffersoncountypublichealth.org/1529/COVID-19-Vaccin

INFORMATION RESOURCES:

  • CDC COVID-19 Data Tracker: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#datatracker-home

  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html

  • Military Health Service COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs: https://www.health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Combat-Support/Public-Health/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Vaccine-Efforts/Getting-the-COVID-19-Vaccine

  • U.S. National Vaccine Locator: https://www.vaccines.gov/

  • Washington State Vaccine Locator: https://vaccinelocator.doh.wa.gov/

  • NW Navy Vaccination Appointments Websites:

  • Naval Hospital Bremerton COVID-19 Vaccine Info: https://bremerton.tricare.mil/Patient-Resources/-COVID-19-Vaccine or https://www.facebook.com/navalhospitalbremerton

  • Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor COVID-19 Vaccine Info: https://oakharbor.tricare.mil/Patient-Resources/COVID-Vaccine or https://www.facebook.com/NavalHealthClinicOakHarbor

  • Tricare Nurse Advice Line: 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273) or www.mhsnurseadviceline.com

  • Tricare Coronavirus FAQs: www.tricare.mil/HealthWellness/HealthyLiving/Coronavirus/Coronavirus- FAQs

  • Washington State Dept. of Health COVID-19 site: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/

  • Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Facebook page and website: https://www.facebook.com/NASWhidbeyIsland/ https://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrnw/installations/nas_whidbey_island/about/faqs.html

  • NavyLife NAS Whidbey Island Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WhidbeyFFR/

  • Naval Base Kitsap Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/kitsapnavy/

  • NavyLife Naval Base Kitsap Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KitsapFFR/

  • Naval Station Everett Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/NavalStationEverett/

  • NavyLife Naval Station Everett Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EverettFFR/

  • Navy Region Northwest Fleet and Family Readiness Program: https://www.navylifepnw.com/ US Navy COVID-19 Leaders' Handbook: https://allhands.navy.mil/The-Way-Forward/US-Navy-COVID- 19-Leaders-Handbook.

 

Health Screening Questionnaire:
NRNW COVID Questionnaire version 2021-03-01

COVID-19 Travel Planning Resources:
These tools can be used to help you with your travel plans and calculate the risk of contracting COVID-19. Discuss plans and risk calculations with your supervisor before travel, and talk to your supervisor before returning to work.
Dept. of the Navy COVID-19 Travel Tracker website  (CAC required)
Dept. of Defense Travel Restrictions Installation Status Update
CDC COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination

 


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