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COVID-19 News

New Within-State Travel Guidelines for Cordova in Response to Governor’s Order

On November 15th, in response to Alaska’s burgeoning COVID-19 positive test numbers, Governor Dunleavy issued “HEALTH ORDER NO. 8: Intrastate Travel”. After reviewal of this document, and as “a community on…the Alaska Marine Highway System”, Cordova’s Medical Response Team has decided to align itself with the Governor’s office in making the following recommendations regarding within-state travel at this time. Visitors,

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Cordova School District Positive

A positive COVID-19 case has been identified in a school-aged child. Although the Medical Response Team does not at this time believe transmission occurred in the school setting, they are conducting a thorough investigation. The Medical Response Team is working in close contact with School Superintendent Alex Russin to facilitate a coordinated response between the MRT and the School District,

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Two New COVID-19 Cases Identified; Two Recovered

Over the weekend, two new resident COVID-19 cases were identified. During the same time, two previously positive COVID-19 cases recovered. Therefore, although our cumulative resident case count has risen to 27, our active positive case-count remains unchanged at 3.

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Additional Positive COVID-19 Case Identified

An additional positive COVID-19 case has been identified in a Cordova resident. The patient was admitted to the hospital for non-COVID-related end-of-life care and the case was discovered during screening. This incident raises the city’s active cases from 2 to 3. City Manager, Helen Howarth, says she “remains confident in the hospital’s protective protocols,” and that Cordova citizens “know what

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Second Positive COVID-19 Case Identified

A second positive COVID-19 case was identified in a Cordova resident. This case raises the city’s active cases from 1 to 2. We are all ready for this pandemic to be over, but the truth is that it is not, and we cannot allow ourselves to get complacent. All residents and visitors are reminded to do their part to stop

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Positive COVID-19 Case Identified Today

A positive COVID-19 case was identified in a Cordova resident today, November 3, 2020. The case, which is travel-related, raises the city’s active cases from 0 to 1. All residents and visitors are reminded 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

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Second Positive COVID-19 Case Identified Today

A second positive COVID-19 case was identified in a Cordova resident today, Oct. 16. Additionally, another previous positive case has recovered, therefore the city remains at 13 active cases. All residents and visitors are reminded 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

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Additional Positive COVID-19 Case

One positive COVID-19 was identified in a Cordova resident. Additionally, a previous positive case has recovered, leaving the city with 13 active cases. All residents and visitors are reminded 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.

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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

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