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NEWS AND RULES

Cordova’s COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

Two positive COVID-19 case were identified in Cordova residents. These individuals were identified as contacts of previous positive cases. Further contact tracing is underway.

As positive cases continue to rise in the community, all residents and visitors are encouraged to do their part to stop the spread in Cordova. The City has a mandatory mask rule when in public. Social distance by staying six feet apart and avoid indoor gatherings.

The safety precautions have been in place for many months and the Cordova Medical Team understands it sometimes can be inconvenient, frustrating and wearing on individuals. Some have let their guard down and invited friends over, forgot their mask at home or have been in contact with someone who tested positive. If so, individuals are encouraged to get tested to prevent further transmission and work with the medical team for contact tracing.

Everyone is asked to recommit to the community’s overall health and follow safety recommendations regarding COVID-19.

  • Do the 3 W’s
    • Wear a mask
    • Watch your distance
    • Wash your hands
  • Avoid the 3 C’s
    • Crowded places
    • Close contact settings
    • Confined/enclosed spaces

Community Covid-19testing is available six days a week at Ilanka Community Health Center and Cordova Community Medical Center.  If individuals are feeling sick, they’re encouraged to see their provider. 

Current testing times are:

Ilanka Health Clinic

  • Mondays and Fridays, 2-3 p.m.
  • Saturdays, noon – 1 p.m.

Please call ahead to pre-register 424-3622. Testing entry is downstairs across from the Episcopal Church.

Cordova Community Medical Center

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9–9:30 a.m.
  • Please call (907) 424–8000. Testing is done at the Ambulance Bay.

There may be a fee associated with testing.

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