The number of Alaskans diagnosed with COVID-19 had grown to 147, up from 143 cases a day earlier.
Alaska's largest rural air carrier, RavnAir Group, says it's cutting its service by 90 percent amid a coronavirus-driven crash in revenue -- a move that could leave dozens of rural villages without passenger air service and no other reliable link to the road system.
While repair work has been allowed to continue, some personnel essential for safety certification and provisioning the boat aren't allowed to return to work.
Most of the cases in the small town are thought to stem from one or two people who brought the virus back from a trip. But has anyone tested positive without a clear sense of where they caught it?
Meanwhile, the number of Alaskans diagnosed with COVID-19 grew to 143 by Wednesday, up 10 from the day before.
The worker is an Alaska resident who had traveled out of state, according to Alaska's health commissioner.
People experiencing homelessness are exempt under the city’s hunker down order and a statewide order issued Friday. For many of them, the threat of a pandemic is not as high of a priority as staying warm or getting their next meal.
After non-essential dental procedures were banned, staff at the Bethel Dental Clinic decided they could lead the community in preparing for COVID-19.
Recipients of SNAP and WIC benefits are finding themselves in a tight spot trying to avoid catching the coronavirus while getting food for their families
With routine, socialization and connection being such vital parts of mental health and wellness, how do we maintain these critical connections to family and friends?
Congress has put together the largest financial relief package in history. Will it be enough to blunt the economic decline in the U.S? And what will it mean for Alaska's economy and workers?
The number of villages in the Y-K Delta that are enacting travel restrictions in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus has been growing by the day, but how are these villages enforcing those restrictions?
Many more people in Y-K Delta villages will soon have access to running water to wash their hands during the coronavirus outbreak. On March 24, the Alaska Rural Utility Collaborative (ARUC)’s advisory committee voted to reconnect running water to homes that were unable to pay for it.
The number of known cases increased by 17 from the announcement just a day earlier.
Newhalen, New Stuyahok, Igiugig and Perryville have all suspended travel for non-community members until further notice.
In the face of community travel restrictions and a drop in demand, some regional air carriers in Alaska say they’re being forced to cut service to communities - and to cut positions from their payroll.
A Petersburg man in a Seattle hospital after testing positive with COVID-19 Monday, March 16, his family said.
With elders to care for, sparse health care infrastructure, overcrowded homes and limited access to running water, many villages are putting their own restrictions into place.
Covid-19 is just one type of Coronavirus, and perhaps has more than one mutant strain. Let’s gain an understanding on how our medical community is prepared to treat and prevent this virus.
The case adds to additional two that were reported by the state this week.