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




37

NON-RES MSA CASES




4


RECOVERED IN MSA




23

ALASKA RESIDENT CASES




3449

RECOVERED AK RESIDENT CASES




1017

COVID-19 TESTS COMPLETED MSA




7474

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







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

SHELTER IN PLACE
/ 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.


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/