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Weekly COVID-19 updates move to Tuesday; Sept. 1 update will focus on contact tracing

August 31, 2020 – News

Members of the City and Borough of Juneau’s Emergency Operations Center, along with City Manager Rorie Watt, will present weekly updates on the status of COVID-19 in Juneau every Tuesday at 4 p.m. starting September 1. This week’s update will feature Sarah Hargrave, Southeast Regional Nurse Manager with the State of Alaska’s Public Health Nursing. She’ll explain how contact tracing works and why it’s important to slowing the spread of COVID-19.

A portion of every COVID-19 Community Update is devoted to questions from the community submitted ahead of time. Community members can submit questions by emailing COVIDquestions@juneau.org. CBJ staff will select a few to be answered during the update. Members of the press will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

Watch CBJ’s COVID-19 Community Updates by joining the Zoom webinar https://juneau.zoom.us/j/98563085159, or calling 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782, webinar ID: 985 6308 5159. If you’re having difficulty calling in, please try one of the other numbers. The updates will also be simulcast on Facebook Live.

For more information, contact the Manager’s Office at 586-5240.