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COVID-19 – NATIONAL GUARD UPDATE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  020-004 April 2, 2020 Media Contact: Jeremy Zidek, 428-7140 COVID-19: Alaska National Guard supports civil authorities upon request False information about Guard’s role shared through social media, texts and fliers Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson,

STATE OF ALASKA UNVEILS COVID-19 DASHBOARD

For Immediate Release 20-050 State of Alaska Unveils COVID-19 Dashboard April 2, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today unveiled the new Alaska COVID-19 Dashboard

STATE OF ALASKA – 10 NEW CASES IN ALASKA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Ten new cases of COVID-19 detected in six Alaska communities April 1, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 10

GOVERNOR EXTENDS HEALTH MANDATES 002 & 003

For Immediate Release 20-047 Governor Extends COVID-19 Health Mandate 002, 003 April 1, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today issued an extension to the

COVID-19 Updates *Special Edition* April 1, 2020

APRIL 1, 2020 View in your browser.  *** SPECIAL EDITION *** Information & Updates from the Valdez Unified Command, CDC & State of Alaska With state and local directives to Shelter in Place, there have been a handful of questions about

ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY PRESS RELEASE

COVID-19 Crisis Delays Return of Three AMHS Ships – Mid-May return tentatively planned for Columbia, Kennicott and Tustumena (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) vessels, M/V Columbia, M/V Kennicott, and M/V Tustumena were scheduled to

STATE OF ALASKA – FOURTEEN NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN ALASKA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Fourteen new cases of COVID-19 detected in five Alaska communities March 31, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska

STATE OF AK RESPONSE WITH RURAL VILLAGES & HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  020-004 March 30, 2020 Media Contact: Jeremy Zidek, 428-7140 State of Alaska Coordinates COVID-19 Response with Rural Villages and Health Care Providers Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska- A statewide effort is underway to respond

Interview with Dave Stieren – State of AK Communications & Community Outreach Officer for Governor Dunleavy

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Governor Dunleavy’s Community Outreach Director Dave Stieren Tuesday morning. Stieren answered questions about: State Mandates; Enforcement; Information; Long-term challenges; State Budget and Appropriations; Local Preparedness and what happens when there is a case

STATE OF AK – FIVE NEW CASES OF COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Five new cases of COVID-19 detected in three Alaska communities March 30, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced five

STATE OF AK – 12 NEW CASES, 3rd ALASKA DEATH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Twelve new cases of COVID-19 detected in six Alaska communities; third Alaska death March 29, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)

STATE OF AK – 17 NEW CASES OF COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Seventeen new cases of COVID-19 detected; first case in a long-term care facility March 28, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)

FIRST IN-STATE ALASKAN DEATH FROM COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov First in-state Alaskan death from COVID-19 March 27, 2020, ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reported the state’s first in-state death today

STATE OF ALASKA – INTRASTATE TRAVEL MANDATE 012

**COVID-19 HEALTH MANDATE** Issued: March 27, 2020 By: Governor Mike Dunleavy Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska To prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease

STATE OF ALASKA Announces 10 New Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Ten new cases of COVID-19 detected March 26, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 10 new positive cases of

VALDEZ CITY SCHOOLS UPDATE

26 March, 2020 Dear VCS Staff and Families, I’m sending you all a virtual high five for making it through a very tough week.  I am so proud to be a part of the Valdez community and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  020-003 March 25, 2020 Media Contact: Jeremy Zidek, 428-7140 Plan Submission Instructions for Businesses Maintaining Critical Infrastructure Clarifying Information regarding Governor’s Health Mandate 10 March 25, 2020 – The Governor’s Health Mandate 10 directs:

STATE OF ALASKA – SIX NEW CASES OF COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Six new cases of COVID-19 detected March 24, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced six new cases of COVID-19

State of Alaska – 4 New Cases in Anchorage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Four new cases of COVID-19 detected, all in Anchorage March 23, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced four new

Interview with Mayor ProTem Sharon Scheidt & City Manager Mark Detter

Laurie Prax had a chance to talk with Sharon Scheidt and Mark Detter in a phone interview Monday morning to talk about the meeting City Council had on Saturday night and to discuss plans for the City

STATE OF AK – DHSS – NEW CASES IN ALASKA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Ten new cases of COVID-19 detected in three Alaska communities March 22, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today announced 10 new cases

COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov   Seven new cases of COVID-19 detected in five Alaska communities March 21, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today announced seven

CITY COUNCIL DRAFT PUBLIC HEALTH MANDATE

DRAFT – To be voted on at City Council Meeting SATURDAY – 7:30pm See Instructions to watch meeting at the end of this document To send public comments or questions by about this document – e-mail: aferko@valdezak.gov

RESPONSE GROUP UPDATE ON VALDEZ TESTING

COVID-19 Screening, Sampling & Testing Process Hello everyone, We’ve been hearing some rumors and confusion around town such as “so and so went to the doctor and they got sent home even though they had a fever”

STATE OF ALASKA COVID-19 COUNT & OVERVIEW

STATE OF ALASKA DEPT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES (DHSS) This Page includes quick links to information from DHSS CLICK HERE for: State of Alaska’s COVID-19: Situation Overview Health Mandates Health Alerts Updates & Teleconferences Press Releases

ANCHORAGE ISSUES “HUNKER DOWN” ORDER

  3-20-2020 Everyone currently in the Municipality ofAnchorage (the “Municipality”) shall stay at home as much as possible, except to work in certain critical jobs, listed below; to buy, sell, or deliver groceries or other important goods;

SCHOOLS CLOSED THROUGH MAY 1

**COVID-19 HEALTH MANDATE** Issued: March 20, 2020 By: Governor Mike Dunleavy Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska To prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease

STATE ADVISES ALASKANS TO RETURN HOME

**COVID-19 HEALTH ALERT** Issued: March 20, 2020 By: Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services The State of Alaska and the Alaska Department of Health

LOOKING FOR A WAY TO VOLUNTEER

Are you a *licensed healthcare professional* looking for a way to volunteer to help the local COVID-19 effort? Please visit the Alaska Respond website to learn more and sign-up as a volunteer! Alaska Respond allows you to

 

Governor Issues First COVID-19 Health Mandate

 

Local Information

Local medical providers, protocol for being treated

List of City facilities that are closed

Valdez Senior Center update

Food Bank update

Free Business Updates

 

School Information

Spring Break extended for students

Grab & Go food service available for students

 

Other Resources

Valdez Neighborhood Facebook Group

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