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DHSS today announced 206 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 203 were residents in: Anchorage (57), Fairbanks (32), Wasilla (27), B…



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DHSS today announced 300 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 298 were residents in: Anchorage (92), Fairbanks (47), Wasilla (21), B…

DHSS today announced one death of an Alaska resident and 217 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 210 were residents in: Anchorage (…

DHSS today announced 126 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 124 were residents in: Anchorage (62), Wasilla (19), Palmer (13), Fair…

DHSS today announced 320 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 308 were residents in: Anchorage (90), Wasilla (44), Fairbanks (41), P…

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Good news! About 62,000 doses of vaccine had arrived in Alaska as of December 21, 2020. More is scheduled to arrive as frequently as weekly, b…

Coronavirus vaccines have arrived! As we hold in hunker-down mode, it’s the news we’ve all been waiting for. 

DHSS today announced 495 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 485 were residents in: Anchorage (184), Fairbanks (65), Wasilla (40), …

Gov. Mike Dunleavy addressed the press on Tuesday with a positive message about the arrival of 35,100 Pfizer BioNtech vaccines for COVID-19 th…

Information provided by the Municipality of Anchorage Department of Health

Symptoms

Symptoms of Coronavirus are similar to flu or colds and may include:

Runny nose, Headache, Cough, Sore throat, Fever and, A general feeling of being unwell

Information provided by the Municipality of Anchorage Department of Health

The best ways to prevent many illnesses that spread from person-to-person, including coronaviruses, are to:


• Allow at least six feet of space between people

• Wear a cloth face covering when you can't maintain physical distance

• Wash your hands often with soap and water.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

• Stay home when you are sick.

• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your elbow.

• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

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