Updated 05/29/20 /// 11:40 a.m.
City of Cordova
Welcome to the official COVID-19 Response page for the City of Cordova, Alaska. This site is your local resource to help you become EDUCATED and READY.
Rules for Everyone
1. Social distance
2. Wear a mask in public when you cannot social distance
3. Wash your hands
4. Disinfect surfaces
5. Stay home if you can
6. Monitor for Illness
Stop the spread of rumors
•Look for professional, information that is supported by multiple professional sources.
•Use factcheck.org, politifact.com or snopes.com to check out truthfulness.
•Ask for the source of information that is shared with you.
•Protect yourself by washing your hands, wearing a mask, cleaning frequently touched surfaces
NEWS AND RULES
See this link for a PDF copy of the Emergency Order 2020-08 that permits facial coverings to be removed in order to eat, drink or receive services
Businesses within Cordova can now operate under Phase 2 of Health Mandate 16 and associated attachments D-V.
COVID-19 tests are available, free of charge, to any individual in Cordova. Individuals can get tested through a drive-up clinic but are asked to call
Emergency Order 2020-07 brings Cordova Emergency Operation Rules and Procedures in line with State Health Mandates but still requires face coverings in public, and businesses and fishing vessels to complete Mutual Aid Agreements.
Emergency Order 2020-06 that brings Cordova Emergency Operation Rules and Procedures in line with State Health Mandates.
The City of Cordova, in conjunction with local healthcare representatives, confirm one positive COVID-19 case in Cordova. The individual showed no signs of symptoms and had traveled to Cordova from out of the state. He was tested during a routine screening while in quarantine with his employer, Ocean Beauty. The individual is in isolation and the company is cooperating with the city.
STAY UP TO DATE
Keeping Cordova Informed
STATE AND NATIONAL RESOURCES
Alaska & National Resources
cordova COVID-19 resources
Slow the Spread
Wash hands frequently, cover coughs and sneezes and clean frequently touched surfaces.
Keep at least 6 feet away from others. Stay home and work from home as much as possible.
If you are sick with a respiratory infection (even with mild symptoms), if you are over 65 years old or if you are part of a vulnerable population, isolate yourself from others and call ahead if you need medical attention.
In accordance with Governor Dunleavy’s Health Mandates, remember that only gatherings of 50 or fewer people may take place, social distancing and face coverings are encouraged at gatherings.
Follow all health mandates and guidance issued by Governor Mike Dunleavy, DHSS, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and local governments and health authorities.
WHAT TO DO
If You Are Sick
CALL BEFORE Seeking Care
If you have flu-like illness or respiratory symptoms, call your medical provider who will evaluate and recommend next steps.
You may be tested if you have:
ONE of the following symptoms:
- dry cough
- persistent fever that stays above 100.3F
- and/or shortness of breath
or TWO OR MORE of the following symptoms:
- diminished sense of taste or smell
- muscle/joint aches
- runny nose
- sore throat
- sputum production
- dermatological changes
Please call ahead before coming into a medical facility (this applies to emergency room and clinic visits).
Cordova Medical Facilities
- Cordova Community Medical Center – (907) 424-8200
- Ilanka Community Health Center – (907) 424-3622