Tag Archives: Health Alerts

HEALTH ALERT 11: Safety Guidelines for Religious Services

KMXT received this press release on April 7, 2020. It is posted here with minor editing. Issued: April 7, 2020 By: Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska Health Alert 011 – Safety Guidelines for Religious Services COVID-19 Health Mandate 11: Social Distancing, Item I.5 prohibits private …

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HEALTH UPDATE: Ten new cases of COVID-19 found in six communities

KMXT posts this press release as received, with minor editing.   Ten new cases of COVID-19 detected in six Alaska communities April 1, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 10 new cases of COVID-19 in six Alaska communities – Anchorage (2), Fairbanks (3), North Pole (2), Juneau (1), Ketchikan (1) and Wasilla …

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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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HEALTH ALERT: Department of Health and Social Services issues alert for child care providers who can stay open if it is done safely

KMXT received this Health Alert on Tuesday evening. We post it here as received, with minor editing. **COVID-19 HEALTH ALERT** Issued: March 17, 2020 By: Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is committed to the health and well-being of …

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State recommends non-urgent procedures be delayed for three months

  KMXT received this press release from Governor Mike Dunleavy’s office. We post it here as received, with minimal editing.   ** COVID-19 HEALTH ALERT** Issued March 16, 2020 By: Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska DHSS strongly advises that all Alaskans follow this guidance from U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and the American College of Surgeons: …

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LIVE UPDATE at 6 p.m. Alaska’s first confirmed case of coronavirus is international traveler on a layover in Anchorage

KMXT received the following press release from the Alaska House Speaker Bryce Edgmon a Dillingham Independent. We’ve posted it as received, with minor edits.   Alaska News Nightly will have a live update at 6 p.m.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2020 Speaker: ‘Alaskans are united in the effort to protect the health of our people’ Alaska receives its …

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Chief medical officer shares coronavirus protective measures for businesses and others

KMXT received this Health Alert from Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer with protective measures directed toward the general public, employers and employees, for high-risk groups, etc. We have posted it as received, with minor editing.     **COVID-19 HEALTH ALERT** Issued March 12, 2020 By: Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska In order to prevent or slow the …

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State issues new health guidelines in anticipation of COVID-19 cases reaching Alaska

KMXT just received this press release from the governor’s office issuing new health guidance for the state. We are posting it as we received it. The new guidelines are reachable at the link below “State of Alaska Health Alert.” We have copied and pasted the content to the end of the governor’s press release in case you have trouble opening …

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