|For more information visit Alaska Department of Health &
Social Services web page coronavirus.alaska.gov|
Travelers returning to Alaska are asked to use the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance to slow the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Practice the six-feet distance between you and others, wash your hands regularly (doing so as soon as you get home is a good practice too), please stay home if you are sick.
Those returning from countries listed on the “Level 3 Travel Health Notice" are being asked by the CDC to stay home for 14 days upon their return. These Level 3 areas have widespread or ongoing community spread of the illness. For more information visit the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services at coronavirus.alaska.gov.
There is also a phone number for basic health questions too. Call 2-1-1 to speak with an information referral specialists. They are equipped to take and triage these calls, and to refer callers to appropriate resources. The 2-1-1 call center staff also includes an Alaska Respond volunteer. These volunteers are licensed medical professionals and can help answer basic health questions. For Alaskans who live in areas where 2-1-1 can't be accessed, please call 800-478-2221.
Alaska Department of Health & Social Services webpage: coronavirus.alaska.gov
Facebook page @alaska.dhss and Twitter page Alaska_DHSS
Central Peninsula Hospital – Soldotna, AK webpage: https://www.cpgh.org/corona
South Peninsula Hospital – Homer, AK webpage: https://www.sphosp.org/
Providence Seward Medical Center – Seward, AK webpage: https://www.providence.org/
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has a dedicated webpage for staff, students and families: https://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/students_parents.aspx?id=41540