The following is a press release from the Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization
KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 10, 2020
We have received information from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services that
there has been another positive test result for COVID-19 in Kodiak. Details about this case are
pending; an update will be provided early next week. This is the 13th reported case in the
Kodiak area, and the third within two days.
Please be reminded: IF YOU ARE FEELING SICK OR SUSPECT THAT YOU MAY BE
INFECTED WITH THE VIRUS that causes COVID-19, you should remain at home and contact
your health care provider; you should also take steps to help prevent the disease from
spreading to people in your home and community.
If you are not sick, please continue to take precautionary measures to stay healthy:
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after
going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, or cough or sneeze into your elbow.
Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily (e.g., tables, countertops, light
switches, doorknobs, and cabinet handles) using a regular household detergent and
Keep your circles small and social gatherings limited
Wear a mask/face covering when out in public
Maintain social distancing (keep six feet of distance between you and others) when out