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This is Homer’s first case within the city; state total climbs to 102
With the addition of 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and news of the first death within the state of Alaska, new health mandates shutting… Continue reading
Alaska Native Medical Center announced the death Friday afternoon
19 tests have come back negative; hospital further restricts building access
Bill passed the Senate on Wednesday, House of Representatives on Friday
State officials are seeking to bolster supplies and infrastructure as the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state climbed by 10 on Thursday. This… Continue reading
Total number of COVID-19 cases rises to 59
Homer High grad one of 19 Alaskans stranded when Peru closed its borders due to coronavirus
No cases yet, but hospital is preparing for coronavirus patients
Homer City Manager Katie Koester served at her very last Homer City Council meeting on Monday before she takes off for a new job with… Continue reading
The Alaskan who died, described as a “high-risk older individual,” was in Washington state.
Monday’s addition of a case in Sterling brings Alaska’s total to 39
5 total new cases Monday bring Alaska count to 37
Juneau, Mat-Su Borough announce their first cases
State closes schools through May 1, issues business restrictions for Fairbanks, Ketchikan
State working with federal authorities.
Update, 11:45 a.m. March 19: Homer Mayor Ken Castner declared a local emergency and Homer City Manager Katie Koester ordered all city facilities closed to… Continue reading
Alaska gained three new cases of people who tested positive for COVID-19, Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink announced in a press conference on… Continue reading
Update, March 16: This story includes new information about new restrictions at South Peninsula Hospital’s Long Term Care facility, closures at the Kevin Bell Ice… Continue reading
All 42 schools on the Kenai Peninsula will be closed between March 16-20.