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.
If you are asked to be tested for COVID-19 at Maniilaq Health Center ahead of your appointment, please call 442-7047 to make an appointment. Testing will take place in the green tent outside of MHC's main entrance Mon-Fri from 8:30am-6:00pm and Saturday from 1:00pm-5:00pm.
COVID-19 CASE COUNTS IN MANIILAQ SERVICE AREA (MSA)
UPDATED ON 8/5
RESIDENT MSA CASES
NON-RES MSA CASES
RECOVERED IN MSA
ALASKA RESIDENT CASES
RECOVERED AK RESIDENT CASES
COVID-19 TESTS COMPLETED MSA
As of 8/1
TESTING AT THE AIRPORT
As of 7/30/20 - 47 of 72 incoming passengers agreed to be tested. 18 passengers previously tested in the last 24-72 hours.
MANIILAQ COVID-19 PRESS RELEASES
- August 6: Three NWAB Residents Test Positive for COVID-19
- August 5: Kivalina Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19
- August 5: Kotzebue Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19
- August 4: Ambler Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Anchorage
- August 4: Buckland Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19
- August 3: 3 Noorvik Residents Test Positive for COVID-19
- August 1: Non-Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19
- July 31:Noorvik Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19
- July 28: Nine New COVID-19 Cases in MSA
- July 28: Six New COVID-19 Cases in MSA
- July 24: Noorvik Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19
- July 24: Kiana Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19
- July 24: MHC Contracor Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Kotzebue
- July 21: Noatak Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Kotzebue
- July 20: Traveler Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Kotzebue
- July 20: Kotzebue resident tests positive after recent travel
- July 15: Employee of Maniilaq Contractor Tests Positive for COVID-19
- July 13: Positive COVID-19 Case in Selawik
- July 11: Possible COVID-19 Exposure in Selawik
- July 8: COVID-19 Corrected Release from July 7
- July 8: TDY Tests Positive for COVID-19
- July 1: Out of Region COVID-19 Case
- June 10: 5th COVID-19 Case in Maniilaq Service Area
- June 5: 4th COVID-19 Case in Maniilaq Service Area
- June 4: 3rd COVID-19 Case in Maniilaq Service Area
- June 1: Increasing COVID-19 testing demand, decreasing supply
- May 25: Maniilaq Staff Travels to Community to Test Close Contacts
- May 22: 2nd COVID-19 Case in Maniilaq Service Area
- May 19: 1st COVID-19 Case in Maniilaq Service Area
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.
Wear a cloth face covering when you are in public areas.
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. 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.
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.
- June 19: NWAB Extended Emergency Order
- April 14: NWAB Public Health Disaster Update
- April 10: NWABSD Letter to Staff, Students and Families
- 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
- City of Kotzebue EO-06 - Updated July 17
- City of Ambler - Updated July 9
- Native Village of Buckland - Updated May 20
- Native Village of Deering - Updated May 21
- Native Village of Kiana - Updated July 23
- Native Village of Kivalina - Updated April 14
- Native Village of Kobuk - Updated May 20
- Native Village of Kotzebue
- Native Village of Noatak - Updated May 14
- Noorvik Joint Resolution - Updated July 2
- Pt Hope Trilateral Comittee - Updated July 21
- Native Village of Selawik
- Native Village of Shungnak - Updated May 20
KOTZ RADIO UPDATES
STATE OF ALASKA MANDATES IN EFFECT
You can find more information about the State's Reopen Alaska Responsibly plan or expired/superseded mandates at https://covid19.alaska.gov/health-mandates/