MHC COVID HOTLINE: 833-442-7015


If you are concerned you may have been exposed to COVID-19, please call the Hotline before arriving at the Emergency Room or local clinic.

COVID-19 testing is available at the trailer in front of Maniilaq Health Center Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:00pm, closed on holidays. Testing is available at the airport testing site (old RAVN building) 7 days/week 11:30am-7:00pm, passengers continuing on to another community will be prioritized.




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




DATA CURRENT AS OF 10/24/2021 - ACTIVE CASES ARE UPDATED EVERY MONDAY or TUESDAY

ACTIVE CASES




MSA RESIDENT CASES 
(incl. recovered)




1,949


NON-RESIDENT MSA CASES




71

RECOVERED IN MSA (incl. non-res)




1,871

COVID-19 VACCINES GIVEN IN MSA (first doses)




4,618

HOSPITALIZATIONS (cumulative)




33

DECEASED CASES




8





COVID-19 VACCINE


The COVID-19 vaccine helps protect you from getting COVID-19. Wearing masks and social distancing help reduce your chance of being exposed to the virus or spreading it to others, but these measures are not enough. Vaccines will work with your immune system so it will be ready to fight the virus if you are exposed. The combination of getting vaccinated and following CDC’s recommendations to protect yourself and others will offer the best protection from COVID-19.

Maniilaq is working to get each of our communities vaccinated in a timely manner. While experts don’t yet know what percentage of people would need to get vaccinated to achieve herd immunity, vaccination is a safer way to build protection than getting sick with COVID-19. We strive to vaccinate all residents willing to take the vaccine who are 16 years and older.


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


DATA CURRENT AS OF  10/25/2021


Ambler 70%


Buckland 75%


Deering 62%


Kiana 64%

Kivalina 46%


Kobuk 79%


Kotzebue 85%


Noatak 38%

Noorvik 59%


Point Hope 33%


Selawik 49%


Shungnak 68%

TOTAL

67%




MANIILAQ COVID-19 PRESS RELEASES








HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF


Everyone should take precautions against COVID-19, but elders, people with chronic heart or lung conditions, people who are pregnant, and people with weakened immune systems are considered higher risk.


Shelter in Place / Hunker Down

HUNKER DOWN

Stay home except for essential activities.

Social Distance

Social
Distance

Stay at least 6 feet away from anyone who doesn’t live with you.

Wash Hands

COVER
YOUR FACE

Wear a cloth face covering when you are in public areas.

Wash Hands

Wash
Hands

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

Don't Touch Face

DON'T
TOUCH FACE

Avoid touching your face, especially around your eyes, nose and mouth.

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


Common symptoms of COVID-19 are fatigue, fever and a dry cough, sometimes causing shortness of breath. Other symptoms include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or a new loss of taste or smell. If you are concerned you have been exposed to COVID-19 please call the Maniilaq Health Center Hotline at 833-442-7015 so a health care provider can assist you.


Self Isolate

SELF
ISOLATE

Confine yourself to a room separate from your family, using a separate bathroom if possible.

Call Maniilaq Hotlimne

Call
MANIILAQ HOTLINE

Call the COVID-19 Hotline so a health care provider can give you further instructions.

Don't Share Household Items

DO NOT SHARE
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

Use separate dishes, glasses, utensils, and towels, or consider using disposable items.

Monitor Symptons

MONITOR
SYMPTOMS

Call the Maniilaq COVID-19 Hotline if you experience chest tightness, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing.