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COVID-19 News

Chamber of Commerce Covid-19 Vaccine Raffle Registration

Cordova Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a new vaccination incentive program in Cordova, made possible by a grant from Alaska Chamber and the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. With this $20,000 grant, Cordova Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Cordova, is launching a Cordova VaxCash Raffle using the same Cordova Cash

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Dashboard Updates and Testing Hours to Decrease

Beginning next week, positive test results and vaccine numbers will be reported to the community on Fridays only unless there is an event that warrants additional notification. Also beginning next week, walk-up/drive-through testing will no longer be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For travel testing call 424-8000; for symptom testing call 424-8200. If a situation arises that necessitates additional testing,

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When Should You Get a COVID-19 Test?

When returning from travel, testing is recommended 5 days after arrival. When you have been contacted by someone doing contact tracing. When you have symptoms. *Vaccinated individuals do not need to get tested unless they have symptoms.

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Additional Positive Identified

A positive non-resident COVID-19 case was identified yesterday. A separate resident case is now presumed recovered. Taken together, Cordova’s active case count remains at three.  

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One Positive; One Recovered

An additional resident COVID-19 case was identified yesterday. A previously positive case is now presumed recovered. Taken together, Cordova’s active case count remains at three.  

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Cordova Vaccine Update

After this week’s vaccine PODs, 1,054 Cordovans have now received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Of that number, 689 have received both doses of vaccine. This means that 45% of our total population, and 58% of our population over 16 years of age have received their first dose. Meanwhile, 29% of our total population, and 38% of our population

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Unified Command Lowers Health Alert Level

After careful consideration, the Medical Response Team recommended to Unified Command that it lower Cordova’s COVID-19 Health Alert from Level 4, Local Outbreak Warning, to Level 3, Watch: Proceed with Caution. This recommendation was based on reduced active cases, the rate of community vaccinations, and the effectiveness of local businesses’ mitigation plans. Unified Command approved this recommendation unanimously.             A

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