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Program encouraging local spending goes live
Money will go to the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, Central Peninsula Hospital and Freedom House
All students at 34 peninsula schools are operating 100% remotely through at least Nov. 25.
The changes are effective as of 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13
Pre-K, Kindergarten and special education intensive needs students were allowed to attend school in-person on Friday but will start remote learning on Monday.
The city is closingseveral facilities in response to growing COVID-19 case counts.
34 schools will continue 100% remote learning through at least Nov. 25.
The diagnosis came after Young initially downplayed the seriousness of the virus at the onset.
As of Thursday morning, there were 36 medical/surgical beds in use and seven ICU beds in use.
Dunleavy addresses the state; Young tests positive
The Assembly supports borough residents getting a COVID-19 vaccine “on a prioritized and optional basis”
Affected communities include Soldotna, Kenai, Nikiski, “other North,” “other South,” Sterling and Seward
Superintendent John O’Brien walked the assembly through the district’s pandemic response plan
Applications are now being accepted from businesses interested in participating
The central peninsula has to lose 392 cases from its 14-day case count to drop back into medium risk
Affected communities include Kenai, Soldotna, Other North, Sterling, Nikiski, Other South, Homer and Seward
Central Peninsula Hospital said three residents and one staff member tested positive
DHSS reported 465 new COVID-19 cases in Alaska on Monday.
Governor encourages Legislature to call session
Students, parents and teachers are struggling and dissatisfied with remote learning.