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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 …

Margaret (Peggy) Barnhill

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 …

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Hospital Week continues with a thank you to BRH Environmental Service workers

May 13, 2020 – CV19-News, News

As part of Hospital Week 2020, CBJ wants to thank the staff at Bartlett Regional Hospital who’ve have been working around the clock to make the hospital safe and expand its capacity for care, like Environmental Service workers, Marino Cambaliza and Dex Revestir. Marino and Dex have been extremely busy …

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CBJ not opening facilities Friday, encourages businesses to proceed cautiously

May 7, 2020 – CV19-News, News

Update: Please note, the 1 pm Special Assembly Meeting on Monday, May 11 with Dr. Zink has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts. She will be joining the 5:3 pm Special Assembly Meeting sometime after 6 pm. — Phase II of the State of Alaska’s reopening plan includes swimming pools …

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WIC services in Juneau still available during COVID-19

May 6, 2020 – CV19-News, News

Food insecurity can be a huge stress on individuals and families. Some families that may not have been eligible for the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) prior to the pandemic may be facing loss of work or loss of income and new or worsened food insecurity. WIC is here …

Airport Board Special Meeting on CARES Act funding May 7 at 6 p.m.

The Airport Board will hold a Special Meeting regarding CARES Act funding on Thursday, May 7 at 6 p.m. Read the agenda here. The public can listen to the audio or watch this virtual meeting: Connect directly with the Zoom Webinar Call 1-346-248-7799 and enter Webinar ID: 994 7417 8148 …

Lisa Petersen at call center

People of CBJ: Lisa Petersen

May 5, 2020 – CV19-News, News

Lisa Petersen currently leads Juneau’s COVID-19 Screening Hotline where school nurses and health assistants screen people for COVID-19, arrange testing if appropriate, and provide public health information. It’s important for Lisa and the hotline team to be up-to-date with ever-changing public health guidance and state health mandates: “We don’t ever …

Juneau’s COVID-19 Screening Hotline expands hours, now open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

May 4, 2020 – CV19-News, News

Juneau’s COVID-19 Screening Hotline is now also available during morning hours. If you have new symptoms related to COVID-19, even mild ones, contact your health care provider or call the screening hotline at 586-6000, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Symptoms of COVID-19 include cough, chills, shortness of breath, difficulty …

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Babies don’t wait

May 1, 2020 – CV19-News, News

As the world shifted over the past couple months and Bartlett Regional Hospital answered the call to slow or shut down, such thing was not an option for obstetrics. “Expecting families are usually already nervous, anxious and likely have some fears regarding delivery; and all of these have been exacerbated …