Coronavirus

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 19

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

 

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1 new death, 16 new hospitalizations

Weekly COVID-19 update

 

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DHSS: 112 new cases

DHSS announced 112 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Alaska on Thursday.

 

City of Kenai greenlights “People Counter Project”

The city will use $135,000 in federal CARES money to purchase cameras and other equipment.

A sign seen near Twin Lakes on Sept. 17 encourages residents to wear cloth face coverings while in public. A social gathering tied to a recent cluster of cases of COVID-19 is unlikely to lead to punishment, but city officials are hopeful it may encourage people to be more cautious. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
A sign seen near Twin Lakes on Sept. 17 encourages residents to wear cloth face coverings while in public. A social gathering tied to a recent cluster of cases of COVID-19 is unlikely to lead to punishment, but city officials are hopeful it may encourage people to be more cautious. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
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113 new COVID-19 cases, 3 on peninsula

The state also reported three additional hospitalizations associated with the disease.

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Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 17

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

The entrance to the Kenai Peninsula Borough building in Soldotna is seen on June 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

COVID-19 prominent in Tuesday assembly action

Kenai, Soldotna and Homer reiterated their recommendations that residents follow CDC guidelines.

The entrance to the Kenai Peninsula Borough building in Soldotna is seen on June 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 16

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

Soldotna High School English teacher Nicole Hewitt teaches her students remotely from her empty classroom at Soldotna High School on Monday, April 6, 2020 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Assembly asks state to use 2019 enrollment counts to determine funding

The number of students currently taking classes in person is about 1,700 less than was expected.

Soldotna High School English teacher Nicole Hewitt teaches her students remotely from her empty classroom at Soldotna High School on Monday, April 6, 2020 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Signs on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the main entrance to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska, warn visitors not to enter until they have been met by hospital staff. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

3 new COVID-19 cases on peninsula

The state announced four new hospitalizations Wednesday.

Signs on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the main entrance to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska, warn visitors not to enter until they have been met by hospital staff. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Dunleavy, officials field town hall questions

Topics discussed included unemployment insurance, a vaccine and health risks

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District teachers, employees give feedback weeks into fall semester

The school board received community feedback during their Monday meeting.

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Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 15

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

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Kenai, borough announce new grant programs

Small business assistance and rent and mortgage relief are available to some residents

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Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Ricky Gease is Director of Alaska State Parks. (Courtesy photo)

Opinion: Alaska State Parks offers open space to meet COVID challenges

The pandemic has disrupted life for many, and Alaska State Parks is no exception.

Ricky Gease is Director of Alaska State Parks. (Courtesy photo)
Risk levels

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 12

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

Risk levels