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 1/11/2021
MSA RESIDENT CASES
NON-RESIDENT MSA CASES
RECOVERED IN MSA (incl. non-res)
TEST ORDERED as of 12/7
In the coming weeks, the first vaccine to help fight the COVID-19 Pandemic should begin to arrive. The CDC and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) have developed a prioritization schedule to help distribute the vaccine. Click here for more information about the vaccine.
MANIILAQ COVID-19 PRESS RELEASES
- January 14: 27 Individuals Test Positive for COVID-19
- January 8: 16 Buckland Residents Test Positive for COVID-19
- January 6: 44 Kivalina Residents Test Positive for COVID-19
- January 4: 16 MSA Residents and 1 Non-Res Test Positive for COVID-19
- December 29: Two Kotzebue Residents Test Positive for COVID-19
- December 23: Three NWAB Residents and One Non-Resident Test Positive for COVID-19
- December 18: Two Residents and One Non-Res Test Positive for COVID-19
- December 14: Four NWAB Residents Test Positive for COVID-19
- December 9: Four Residents and One Non-Res Test Positive for COVID-19
- December 7: Nine Residents and One Non-Res Test Positive for COVID-19
- December 3: Five Residents Test Positive for COVID-19
- December 2: Nineteen Individuals Test Positive for COVID-19
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.
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.
- City of Ambler - Updated August 28
- Native Village of Buckland - Updated May 20
- Native Village of Deering - Updated May 21
- Native Village of Kiana - Updated September 29
- Native Village of Kivalina - Updated September 18
- Native Village of Kobuk - Updated May 20
- Native Village of Kotzebue
- Native Village of Noatak - Updated May 1
- City of Noorvik - Updated November 30
- Pt Hope Trilateral Comittee - Updated July 21
- Native Village of Selawik - Updated September 28
- Native Village of Shungnak - Updated May 20
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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/