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Should you attend that party or community event? State of Alaska shares recommendations for summer gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

JUNE 5, 2020 – Your son’s friend has a birthday party coming up and your son really wants to go. You’ve been invited to a neighborhood potluck for the Fourth of July. That’s 20 households up and down your street and everyone plans to share food and drinks. You’ve seen an announcement for a fun …

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Eight new cases of COVID-19 reported in five Alaska communities; 18 nonresident cases identified

June 4, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced eight new cases of COVID-19 in five communities: Anchorage (4), Homer (1), Soldotna (1), Big Lake (1) and Anchor Point (1). This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 513. In addition to the Alaska cases, 18 nonresident …

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Nonresident Positive COVID-19 Case In Sitka

June 4, 2020 – Sitka Unified Command has received information from Public Health Officials that there has been a nonresident positive test result for COVID-19 in Sitka.  The patient was self-isolating following travel to Sitka from out of State. The confirmed male patient received COVID-19 testing upon visiting the Mountainside Family Clinic alternate testing tent …

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*Travel Notice* Revisions to Health Mandate 10 – Effective June 5 at 11:55 p.m.

Beginning Friday June 5, 2020 at 11:55 p.m. travelers arriving into Alaska from another state or country are required to follow new protocols. All travelers must: *** complete a traveler declaration formhttps://covid19.alaska.gov/…/06032020-Mandate-10-Travel-dec… AND *** arrive with a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within the last 72 hours and present results upon arrival. OR *** participate …

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18 new cases of COVID-19 reported in eight Alaska communities; one nonresident case in Anchorage

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 18 new cases of COVID-19 in eight communities: Anchorage (5), Homer (4), Wasilla (3), Eagle River (2), Soldotna (1), Palmer (1), Kenai Peninsula Borough (1) and Big Lake (1). This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 505. This report reflects data from …

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20 new cases of COVID-19 reported in four Alaska communities; one new nonresident case in Valdez-Cordova Census Area

June 2, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 20 new cases of COVID-19 in four communities: Anchorage (15), City of Kenai (3), Homer (1) and Nikiski (1). This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 487. This report reflects data from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. …

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Travel Quarantine Extended through June 5

The State of Alaska travel quarantine related to Health Mandate 10.1 has been extended through June 5 at 11:59 PM. All people arriving in Alaska, whether resident, worker, or visitor, are required to self-quarantine for 14 days and monitor for illness. Arriving residents and workers in self-quarantine, should work from home, unless you support critical …

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Seven new cases of COVID-19 reported in four Alaska communities

June 1, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced seven new cases of COVID-19 in four communities: Anchorage (3), Kenai Peninsula Borough (2), Homer (1) and City of Kenai (1). This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 467. There are no new nonresident cases. This report …

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27 new cases of COVID-19 reported in eight Alaska communities

May 31, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 27 new cases of COVID-19 in eight communities: Anchorage (12), Wasilla (4), Kenai (3), Eagle River (3), Homer (2), Soldotna (1), Kenai Peninsula Borough (1) and Anchor Point (1). This report reflects data from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. …

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Five new cases of COVID-19 reported in four Alaska communities; one nonresident case in Kenai Peninsula Borough

May 29, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced five new cases of COVID-19 in four communities: Anchorage (2), Juneau (1), Homer (1) and Soldotna (1). This brings the total Alaska case count to 430. This report reflects data from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on May 28 …

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Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 reported in seven Alaska communities

May 28, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 13 new cases of COVID-19 in seven communities: Anchorage (4), Juneau (1), Homer (2), Kenai (1), Nikiski (1), Kenai Peninsula Borough (3) and North Slope Borough (1). This brings the total Alaska case count to 425. There are no …

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One new case of COVID-19 reported in Bethel Census Area

May 27, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced one new case of COVID-19 in the Bethel Census Area. This brings the total Alaska case count to 412. There are no new nonresident cases. This report reflects data from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on May 26 that …

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Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in two Alaska communities; two nonresident cases in seafood industry workers in Anchorage

May 26, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced two new cases of COVID-19 in Anchorage (1) and Sitka (1). This brings the total Alaska case count to 411. This report reflects data from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on May 25 that posted at noon today on …

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Positive COVID-19 Case In Sitka

Sitka Unified Command has received information from Public Health Officials that there has been a positive test result for COVID-19 in Sitka.  The confirmed patient received COVID-19 testing as part of the admitting protocol at Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center.  Upon receiving the positive test result, the patient immediately isolated and continues to quarantine at home.  …

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Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in two Alaska communities

May 22, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced two new cases of COVID-19 in: Douglas (1) and Nome (1). This brings the total Alaska case count to 404. This report reflects data from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on May 21 that posted at noon today on …

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