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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 https://juneau.zoom.us/j/99474178148 Call 1-346-248-7799 and enter Webinar ID: 994 7417 8148 …

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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 …

Assembly to meet with Dr. Zink, then hold public hearing on gathering size limits

April 27, 2020 – CV19-News, News

The Juneau Assembly will meet with Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink during a Special Assembly Meeting at 6 p.m. tonight. Here’s the agenda packet. Afterward, the Assembly will have a Regular Meeting at 7 p.m. Included in the agenda is a public hearing on Resolution 2891 – A …

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People of CBJ: C. Allen Truitt

April 27, 2020 – CV19-News, News

“There are people who are worrying about food, who are losing their jobs, who are trying to stay safe at home — and there’s this little bit that we can do to help. We’re providing food directly to their doorsteps. I appreciate all the volunteers and folks at the Salvation Army — they make this possible. I’m …

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Assembly seeks public comment as it considers Gov’s reopening plan

April 24, 2020 – CV19-News, News

The Juneau Assembly will consider whether or not to moderate Governor Mike Dunleavy’s plan to “Reopen Alaska” during its Regular Assembly Meeting on Monday, April 27, at 7 p.m. The Assembly encourages Juneau businesses and organizations listed in State Health Mandate 16 to wait for the outcome of Monday night’s …

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Special Assembly Meeting focused on COVID-19 issues tonight, April 23, at 6

April 23, 2020 – CV19-News, News

A Special Assembly Meeting focusing on COVID-19 issues is being held tonight at 6:00 p.m. This meeting will be conducted completely online. The public can listen to the audio or watch the meetings in a few different ways: Call 1-346 -248-7799 and enter Webinar ID: 952 3573 1781#; or Join …