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CBJ Wastewater Tracking Data Shows Upward Trend in COVID Virus Presence

March 9, 2023 – CV19-News, News

The City and Borough of Juneau has participated since September 2022 in a voluntary tracking program, in partnership with the CDC, to monitor wastewater for the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. As of March 9, the data obtained through this program is trending relatively high. CBJ originally tracked wastewater samples …

BRH COVID-19 Update: Therapeutics and Testing Transitions Underway

October 20, 2022 – CV19-News

Bartlett Regional Hospital has released the following information about COVID-19 therapeutics and testing via their website: Starting October 24, the hospital will be closing its monoclonal antibody therapy clinic due to a decrease in demand. Individuals seeking COVID-19 medication should contact their primary care provider to discuss options. The hospital …

Updated COVID Booster & Flu Vaccine Clinic To Be Held October 1 at Floyd Dryden Middle School

September 21, 2022 – CV19-News, News

The City and Borough of Juneau, the Juneau Public Health Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital, and the Juneau School District will sponsor an updated COVID booster and flu vaccine clinic on October 1, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Floyd Dryden Middle School, 3800 Mendenhall Loop Road. The public …

Updated COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Availability in Juneau

September 9, 2022 – CV19-News, News

Recently the CDC authorized an updated COVID-19 booster vaccine that contains vaccine for both the original strain of the virus and the omicron BA.4/5 variant. Most local providers in Juneau have placed orders and are awaiting delivery. CBJ is aware of a number of local providers who are offering or …

Free COVID-19 antigen rapid tests available again

June 16, 2022 – CV19-News, FYI

The City & Borough of Juneau has received another shipment of federally funded COVID-19 rapid antigen self-tests, which are available to the public at no cost from the following locations: All Juneau Public Libraries City Hall (Cash Office) Juneau Police Department Juneau Public Health Center Households may also place up …

COVID-19 case rate climbs, indoor masking advised

May 18, 2022 – CV19-News, News

For the past seven days, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 347 new individuals who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 in the Juneau community. This number does not include people who’ve tested positive through a rapid self-test. Hospital impacts are not as significant as they have been in …

14 new COVID-19 cases & one nonresident death reported for Juneau

September 14, 2021 – CV19-News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 14 new individuals in the Juneau community – 13 residents and one nonresident – identified with COVID-19 for September 14. DHSS also reports one nonresident death for Juneau – a female in her 60s. The individual was initially diagnosed with …

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Testing reveals more positive cases connected to cluster of nine

July 19, 2020 – CV19-News, News

After nine employees tested positive for COVID-19 last week, Juneau seafood processor Alaska Glacier Seafoods coordinated with the City and Borough of Juneau to test all remaining employees – about 113 individuals – on July 15. From that testing effort, 26 additional employees received positive results Saturday night; it is …

Special Assembly Meeting Wednesday, June 3 at 6 p.m. regarding COVID-19 including discussion of travel quarantine

June 2, 2020 – CV19-News, News

A Special Assembly Meeting focusing on COVID-19 issues will be held on Wednesday, June 3 at 6 p.m. The Assembly will have an opportunity to speak with Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink and Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum. The Assembly will also take up …

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People of CBJ: Margaret (Peggy) Barnhill

May 15, 2020 – CV19-News, News

“My favorite thing about working with preschoolers is the chance to form relationships with them, so they can feel safe to share their joys or their tears with me. Those relationships are the main thing that made distance learning possible for these little ones, who were always happy to see …