Health

HEALTH MANDATE: Governor orders all schools closed until May 1, public and private

KMXT posted this Health Mandate as we received it from the Governor’s office, with minor edits.   **COVID-19 HEALTH MANDATE** Issued: March 20, 2020 By: Governor Mike Dunleavy Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska To prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the State of Alaska …

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HEALTH ALERT: Governor urges Alaskans to halt or minimize non-essential travel

KMXT posted this COVID-19 Health Alert as we  received it, with minor editing **COVID-19 HEALTH ALERT** Issued: March 20, 2020 By: Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services The State of Alaska and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) acknowledge the importance of suspending all …

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LOCAL ESC UPDATE: Emergency Operations Center sets up Facebook page for local information on coronavirus, COVID-19

The Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization has the following press release. KMXT posted as received, with minor editing.     NEWS RELEASE Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization For Immediate Release – March 20, 2020 ESC COVID-19 Update Kodiak, Alaska – As of March 20, 2020 there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kodiak – The Emergency Services Council declared …

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HEALTH MANDATE: All elective oral health procedures are required to be postponed for one month

  **COVID-19 HEALTH MANDATE** Issued: March 19, 2020 By: Governor Mike Dunleavy Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska To prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the State of Alaska is issuing its sixth health mandate based on the authority under the Public Health Disaster Emergency …

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Borough assembly to hold emergncy meeting and regular meeting by teleconference Thursday

The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly has a double meeting this evening, a regular meeting and an emergency meeting, both are being teleconferenced in order to limit the number of people congregating in one place. The ordinance being considered during the emergency meeting would authorized the assembly to conduct meetings by teleconference and to allow members to call in in the …

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LOCAL ESC UPDATE: Kodiak Emergency Services Council declares local Public Health Disaster Emergency

Click arrow below to listen to Wednesday evening’s forum of the Kodiak Emergency Services Council which was broadcast on KMXT.    KMXT received the following press release from the Kodiak Emergency Services Council (ESC). We are posting it as received, with minor editing.   For Immediate Release – March 18, 2020 ESC COVID-19 Update – No. 1   Emergency Services …

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The Lowdown — Wednesday, March 18, 2020

    Today’s guests include three members of the Kodiak Emergency Services Council — Kodiak City Manager Mike Tvenge, Kodiak Island Borough Manager Mike Powers, and Kodiak Fire Chief Jim Mullican. They discuss what the emergency council is doing and how Kodiak residents can stay safe during this time of the coronavirus.   Clockwise from bottom left: Kodiak City Manager …

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Newscast — Wednesday, March 18, 2020

    In today’s newscast: The Alaska Medical Employees Association called off it’s strike against Providence Hospital. From our Wednesday Lowdown program: The city manager, borough manager and city fire chief talk about local coronavirus prevention and how the community is preparing for a potential outbreak of COVID-19. From our Tuesday Lowdown program: Safeway Manager Mike Murray talks about the …

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Local emergency services council live forum Wednesday at 6 p.m., KMXT will broadcast live at 100.1 FM and stream at kmxt.org

KMXT received the following from the Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization. We post it here as received, with minor editing.     Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization        ANNOUNCEMENT:   KODIAK EMERGENCY SERVICES COUNCIL  LIVE FORUM   Kodiak, Alaska — March 18, 2020   The Kodiak Emergency Services Council will be hosting a Live Forum on Wednesday, March …

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HEALTH MANDATE: Governor issues travel advisory, guidelines for those who have recently travelled

KMXT Received the following press release from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. We post it here as received, with minor editing.     **COVID-19 HEALTH MANDATE** Issued: March 17, 2020 By: Governor Mike Dunleavy Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska To prevent or slow …

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