WHERE TO GET TESTED


  • Maniilaq Health Center: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Mobile COVID-19 Testing Van: Sat and Sun 10 AM - 7 PM in the MHC parking lot near the ER except during flight times. EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 11th: we will no longer offer testing in our mobile van. However, our testing office in Maniilaq Health Center will remain open to provide rapid testing to the community and patients requiring testing before their provider visit.
  • Emergency Department: Home testing kits are available after 7 PM daily.
  • Village Clinics: Monday - Friday during regular business hours

Public Health Nursing also has home testing kits available during clinic hours.

WHERE TO GET VACCINATED


  • Maniilaq Health Center: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM. Please make a nurse appointment by calling 442-7777
  • Public Health Nursing: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM. No appointment needed, closed 12 PM -1 PM.
  • Village Clinics: Monday - Friday. Contact your clinic during normal business hours to check vaccine availability and schedule an appointment.

COVID-19 CASE COUNTS IN MANIILAQ SERVICE AREA (MSA)




DATA CURRENT AS OF 9/25/2022 - ACTIVE CASES ARE UPDATED EVERY MONDAY or TUESDAY

ACTIVE CASES




MSA RESIDENT CASES 
(incl. PHO)




5,763


NON-RESIDENT MSA CASES




219

RECOVERED IN MSA (incl. non-res)




5,952

DECEASED CASES




20

HOSPITALIZATIONS (cumulative)




72





COVID-19 VACCINES


COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States are effective at protecting people—especially those who are boosted— from getting seriously ill, being hospitalized, and even dying. As with other diseases, you are protected best from COVID-19 when you stay up to date with the recommended vaccines.



% of Eligible Individuals Vaccinated (first doses, 12 years +)


DATA CURRENT AS OF 7/14/2022 - Updated MONTHLY


Ambler 80%


Buckland 86%


Deering 71%


Kiana 72%

Kivalina 60%


Kobuk 86%


Kotzebue 92%


Noatak 58%

Noorvik 76%


Point Hope 44%


Selawik 65%


Shungnak 89%

TOTAL

78%


% of Eligible Individuals Vaccinated (first doses, 5-11 years)


Ambler 40%


Buckland 51%


Deering 15%


Kiana 31%

Kivalina 12%


Kobuk 38%


Kotzebue 38%


Noatak 9%

Noorvik 46%


Point Hope 2%


Selawik 23%


Shungnak 69%

TOTAL

31%




HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF


Shelter in Place / Hunker Down

GET
VACCINATED

Stay up to date on your COVID-19 vaccines.

Wash Hands

WEAR
A MASK

Wear a mask in indoor public places if in an area of high transmission or if high-risk.

Social Distance

Social
Distance

Stay at least 6 feet away from non-household members if not up to date on vaccines.

Wash Hands

AVOID
CROWDED PLACES

Avoid poorly ventilated spaces and crowds.

Don't Touch Face

GET
TESTED

Test to prevent spread to others.

Wash Hands

Wash
Hands

Use soap and water to thoroughly wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.

Cover Cough & Sneezes

COVER COUGH
& SNEEZES

Cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue.

Disinfect Surfaces

DISINFECT
SURFACES

Regularly disinfect surfaces, especially ones people touch frequently.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE SICK


If you test positive and are an older adult or someone who is at high risk of getting very sick from COVID-19, treatment may be available. Contact a healthcare provider right away after a positive test to determine if you are eligible, even if your symptoms are mild right now.


Self Isolate

STAY
HOME

Stay home except to get medical care.

Call Maniilaq Hotlimne

GET
TESTED

Get tested as soon as possible after your symptoms start. Treatments may be available for high risk people.

Don't Share Household Items

SEPARATE
YOURSELF

As much as possible, stay in a specific room and away from other people and pets in your home. Notify contacts.

Monitor Symptons

MONITOR
SYMPTOMS

Follow care instructions from your healthcare provider and PHN.

MANIILAQ COVID-19 PRESS RELEASES


Maniilaq Association is no longer reporting COVID-19 cases through press releases. Please see active cases for current COVID-19 information.