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Quarantine Basics

A quarantine is a restriction on the movement of people and goods intended to prevent the spread of disease or pests. In this particular case, it is being used to prevent the movement of those who may have been exposed to the COVID-19 disease.

Individual should quarantine if they have any signs of illness.

The State of Alaska has quarantine requirements for travelers.

Limit yourself to the confines of your home or residence. You should not go to any public places. If you are in need of food or supplies, the should be delivered to you.

You can:

  • Work from home
  • Obtain personal food and supplies through delivery or third-party pick-up
  • Seek essential health care

You cannot:

  • Enter any public place including groceries stores, post office, hardware stores
  • Be within six feet of anyone else

There are a number of resources available in Cordova to assist those who are in quarantine.

Each day of your two-week quarantine, do a self-evaluation:

  • Do you have a fever, dry cough or experience shortness of breath?
  • Do you have two or more of the following symptoms: chills, diminished sense of taste or smell, diarrhea, fatigue, fever, headache, muscle/joint aches, nausea, rigors, runny nose, sore throat, sputum production or dermatological changes?

If so, please call the Cordova Community Medical Center, (907) 424-8200, or the Ilanka Clinic, (907) 424-3622, immediately. They will advise you by phone and guide you in any further steps necessary. Always call before arrival.

 

Once your quarantine is complete, you should still take proactive measures to keep yourself and others safe.

There are rules for everyone:

  • Social distance
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash hands
  • Disinfect surfaces
  • Stay home as much as possible and work from home if you can
  • No group gatherings
  • No non-essential travel
  • Monitor for Illness

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