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.
CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES
UPDATED ON 04-10-2020
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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
Stay home except for essential activities.
Stay at least 6 feet away from anyone who doesn’t live with you.
Use soap and water to thoroughly wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.
Avoid touching your face, especially around your eyes, nose and mouth.
Cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue.
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. 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.
Confine yourself to a room separate from your family, using a separate bathroom if possible.
Call the COVID-19 Hotline so a health care provider can give you further instructions.
DO NOT SHARE
Use separate dishes, glasses, utensils, and towels, or consider using disposable items.
Call the Maniilaq COVID-19 Hotline if you experience chest tightness, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing.
- April 10: Cloth Face Mask Recommendations
- April 8: COVID-19 Health Update #2 - airport screenings, prenatal care, increased testing, village clinic screening rooms, and more.
- April 1: COVID-19 Health Update #1 - service reductions, limited tracel, testing and procedures, and more.
- March 18: Suspended or Modified Services
- March 18: Maniilaq Health Center Temporary Guidelines
- March 16: Maniilaq Launches COVID-19 Hotline
- March 14: COVID-19 Joint Press Release
KOTZ RADIO UPDATES
- April 4: NWAB Public Health Disaster Update
- April 2: NWAB Situation Report
- March 27: Update from Mayor Lucy Nelson
- March 25: Borough Situation Report
- March 25: Borough COVID-19 FAQs
- March 25: Borough Hunker Down FAQs
- March 24: Borough Hunker Down Emergency Order
- More Northwest Arctic Borough COVID-19 Information
- NANA COVID-19 Updates
- Northwest Arctic Borough School District COVID-19 Information
STATE OF ALASKA UPDATES
- April 9: Public and Private Schools Closure - extending the closure through the end of the school year.
- April 7: Safety Guidelines for Religious Services - live-streaming and drive-in religious services are permitted.
- April 7: Postponing Elective Medical Procedures - updating the list of non-urgent medical procedures that must be postponed.
- April 3: Cloth Face Mask Recommendations - guidance to wear cloth face masks in public settings.
- March 27: Intrastate Travel Restrictions - prohibiting travel between communities in Alaska except for critical personal needs or to support critical infrastructure.
- March 27: Social Distancing Requirements - ordering Alaskans to remain in their homes except for essential activities and to practice social distancing of at least 6 feet from anyone they do not live with. Also orders closure of all non-essential businesses.
- March 23: International and Interstate Travel Self-Quarantine Orders - requiring anyone who is returning to Alaska from out of state travel to quarantine and monitor for illness for 14 days.
- March 23: Personal Care Services and Gathering Restrictions (Statewide) - ceasing operations of personal care service businesses and banning gatherings of more than 10 people.
- More Alaska COVID-19 Health Mandates
- Subscribe to State of Alaska COVID-19 Health Alerts