COVID-19 Updates, News & Links

EIGHT NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 376 RECOVERED CASES

CORRECTION: Today’s press release contained incorrect information about nonresident cases. The correct counts from yesterday’s cases are Valdez-Cordova Census Area (10), Aleutians West Census Area (3), Kenai Peninsula Borough (2), Anchorage (1), Kodiak (1) and Sitka City

18 NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 373 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov 18 new cases of COVID-19 reported in eight Alaska communities; one nonresident case in Anchorage June 3, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social

MITIGATION PROTOCOLS FOR ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 2, 2020 Contact: Sam Dapcevich, sam.dapcevich@alaska.gov, (907) 465-4503 AMHS to Increase COVID-19 Mitigation Protocols Customers urged to book online or call for reservations (KETCHIKAN, Alaska) – In order to protect the health and

SEVEN NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 368 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov 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

27 NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 368 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov 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

THIRTEEN NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 366 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov 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

City Council Meeting Now

Special meeting called by Mayor O’Neil. Two topics on agenda: COVID-19 Update Valdez Events Meeting being broadcast on 93.3FM and 1230AM. Public comment can be made via Zoom. Zoom info is on City of Valdez website

TWO NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 362 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov 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

TWO NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 356 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov 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

NO NEW CASES OF COVID-19, RECOVERED CASES NOW 356

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov No new cases of COVID-19 reported in Alaska May 21, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced no new cases

GOVERNOR TO HOST VIRTUAL TOWN HALL SERIES

For Immediate Release 20-084 Governor to Host Virtual Town Hall Series Discussions to focus on Alaska’s response to COVID-19, Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan May 21, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy will host a series

NO NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 348 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov No new cases of COVID-19 reported in Alaska May 19, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced no new cases

THREE NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 345 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in two Alaska communities May 18, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced three

FOUR NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 344 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Four new cases of COVID-19 reported in three Alaska communities; one nonresident case reported in a seafood industry worker in Anchorage May 17, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The

ONE NEW CASE OF COVID-19, 343 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov One new cases of COVID-19 reported in Anchorage; one nonresident case May 15, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced

STATE SAYS ALASKANS CAN EXPAND THEIR SOCIAL CIRCLE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov As restrictions ease, Alaskans may choose to slightly expand their social circle to strengthen support networks while still preventing the spread of COVID-19 May 15, 2020 ANCHORAGE

FOUR NEW CASES OF COVID-19, 339 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Four new cases of COVID-19 reported in two Alaska communities May 14, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced four

SHARON SCHEIDT & BRIAN CARLSON SHARE INFO ON VALDEZ ECONOMIC RELIEF PROGRAM

KVAK interviewed City Council member Sharon Scheidt and City Finance Director Brian Carlson about the City of Valdez Economic Relief Program established by City Council. This program will provide a one-time economic relief payment estimated to be

Interview with Dr. Kathleen Todd 5-13-2020

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviews Dr. Kathleen Todd. Topics covered include: status of medical preparations in Valdez; what happens when and if first COVID-19 case hits Valdez; how re-opening of the State could affect the probabilities of Coronavirus

TWO NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN JUNEAU

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in Juneau; one out-of-state case May 12, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced

ECONOMIC RELIEF PROGRAM – LEARN MORE, SIGN UP

CITY OF VALDEZ ECONOMIC RELIEF COMING The COVID-19 Economic Relief Program, established by Valdez City Council, provides a one-time economic relief payment to qualifying Valdez households & local businesses adversely impacted by the pandemic. To learn more,

TWO NEW COVID-19 CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in two Alaska communities May 11, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced two new

ONE NEW CASE OF COVID-19, 324 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov One new case of COVID-19 reported in Fairbanks May 10, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced one new case

ONE NEW COVID-19 CASE IN KENAI, 318 RECOVERED CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov One new case of COVID-19 reported in Kenai May 9, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced one new case

PHASE TWO OF REOPEN AK PLAN ANNOUNCED

For Immediate Release 20-071  Governor Announces Phase Two of Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan May 6, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy today announced plans for Phase Two of the State’s approach to reopening segments of the

POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN CORDOVA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2020                                                                                                                                      090-020 Media Contact: Jeremy Zidek, 428-7140 Positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Cordova; State of Alaska continues to work with communities and industries to prevent the spread of COVID-19

ONE NEW CASE OF COVID-19 IN ANCHORAGE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov One new case of COVID-19 reported in one Alaska community May 5, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced one

GoToMeeting INSTRUCTIONS FOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PUBLIC COMMENT – CITY COUNCIL MEETING WEDNESDAY City of Valdez Council May 6th Wed, May 6, 2020 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM (AKDT) Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/766404429 You

ALASKA AIRPORTS RECEIVE FEDERAL FUNDS

FAA Awards Federal Airport Improvement Funds to Alaska’s Airports (JUNEAU, Alaska) – Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that they will award over $102 million in airport and infrastructure grants to

THREE NEW CASES OF COVID 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996, clinton.bennett@alaska.gov Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in two Alaska communities May 3, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced three

 

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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