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Eight Active COVID-19 Cases – community urged to be mindful and take safety precautions

Four additional positive COVID-19 case were identified in screening yesterday, two residents and two non-residents. These most recent results bring the active virus case count to eight.

Earlier this week, the City raised the Health Alert status to Level 3: Watch. The total COVID-19 count since the pandemic began is 27; 14 residents and 13 non-residents.

Contact tracing is underway for those identified as positive. The individuals are isolating and close contacts are being advised to get tested and self-quarantine until results are available. The Cordova Medical Response Team will review information gathered during contact tracing and address further concerns as appropriate.

The recent cases were symptomatic and appear to be the effects of behaviors from last weekend. All residents and visitors are encouraged to do their part to stop the spread in our community. Cordova has a mandatory mask rule when in public. Please follow additional safety recommendations regarding COVID-19, including gatherings.

  • 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 will continue 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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