The Lowdown

Tune in Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. to get The Lowdown on local information about COVID-19.


The Lowdown features guests, updated CDC, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, and local Emergency Services Council recommendations, closures, and more.


Audio from the show will be recorded each day and posted here.


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The Lowdown — Thursday, April 30, 2020

Our guests on The Lowdown today are: Laurie Madsen, Access Services Specialist at the Kodiak Public Library Ani Thomas, Youth Specialist at the Kodiak Public Library Jessica Edelson, Collection Development Specialist at the Kodiak Public Library AND Lindsay Knight, Owner of Kodiak Athletic Club Join us while we navigate mental health hacks in Kodiak during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Lowdown — Wednesday, April 29, 2020

It’s another edition of Doctor Day on The Lowdown. Join us with: Elsa DeHart, DNH from Public Health Dr. Curtis Mortenson from KCHC, Dr. John Everett, Emergency Department Physician at Providence, and Dr. Evan Jones from KANA. Tune in while they answer questions and offer guidance after Kodiak’s first positive COVID-19 case and shortly following, the reopening of certain businesses. …

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The Lowdown — April 24, 2020

Emergency Services Director, Mike Tvenge, Sarah Phillips from Kodiak Chamber of Commerce, John Whiddon from Kodiak Economic Task Force, and Aimee Williams from Discover Kodiak are our guests – talking about Governor Dunleavy’s Mandate 016 for businesses and what it means for Kodiak businesses.

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