Even after being cleared by health officials, Russell Wodehouse says people treat him differently because he had the disease.
The state reported no new coronavirus-related deaths or hospitalizations.
The City of Dillingham and the Curyung Tribal Council wrote a strongly worded letter to Governor Mike Dunleavy Monday urging him to consider closing Bristol Bay’s commercial fishery to protect the community from the coronavirus pandemic.
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A positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed for the first time in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
The state's Department of Labor says it received federal guidance on Sunday about how to administer new unemployment provisions of the CARES Act.
Police around Alaska are under temporary, coronavirus-related orders to not jail anyone on misdemeanor charges except for domestic violence or stalking. And for inmates seeking release from jail, it is now possible to request a bail hearing due to concerns over coronavirus.
Dunleavy said during his daily news briefing that the relatively low number of cases appears to be primarily due to the actions Alaskans are taking to minimize the spread. He said the administration will review what it’s doing later this week to determine if it should make changes.
The North Slope Borough's Emergency Order states that the move is necessary to continue essential air service to the borough's eight communities after Ravn halted all its operations on Sunday.
Anchorage mayor Ethan Berkowitz said that the closure would last "until further notice"
As the novel coronavirus has forces the world to adapt to a “new normal,” telemedicine has become the perfect tool for the delivery of vital physical and mental health services while protecting patients and health care workers alike.
A worker at the Pogo gold mine has tested positive to COVID-19. And he may have come in contact with up to 14 others at the mine that’s located 38 miles northeast of Delta Junction.
After announcing there would be no spring bear hunting in the state, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has partially changed its mind. All non-resident brown and black bear hunts will remain closed through May 31. Spring bear hunting for Alaska residents remains open during that time.
Officials asked Kotzebue officers whether they would be willing to 'weather the storm' in the Northwest village. And they did.
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To slow the spread of COVID-19 in Alaska, a team of public health workers tries to track down and monitor all the "close contacts" of each patient. They've sought help from a Hmong translator and even used a grocery store receipt to find two customers who could have been exposed while waiting in line.
On Friday, representatives of RavnAir Group said that there would be four flights per week to the Aleutian fishing town. On Sunday, the company said it would lay off all staff.
The decision comes after several other progressive cuts to service around the state.
Four Alaskans were also hospitalized, according to the most recent numbers released by the state's Department of Health and Social Services.