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DHSS today announced two new deaths and 656 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 639 were residents in: Anchorage (262), Wasilla (91…

The Palmer City Council heard hundreds of emails read into the record by City Clerk Norma Alley and Deputy Clerk Kara Johnson on Wednesday’s c…

Though the Alaska state laboratory processed over 20,000 tests for COVID-19 last week, the Mat-Su Borough shattered it’s previous record for c…



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DHSS today announced 462 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 459 are residents in: Anchorage (227), Wasilla (35), Fairbanks (23), B…

DHSS today announced one new death of an Alaska resident and 505 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 500 are residents in: Anchorag…

Greater Anchorage, Inc (GAI) and the Alaskan Sled Dog and Racing Association (ASDRA) regretfully announce that the 2021 Anchorage Fur Rendezvo…

DHSS today announced one death and 637 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 631 are residents in: Anchorage (433), Eagle River (52),…

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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