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As Dillingham celebrates Wolverines, coaches reflect on the season

Since the start of 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has slowed down athletics — on the field and off. Dillingham athletes and coaches still found a way to finish out the year with a virtual hoo-rah, and the coaches are looking to next year.

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Additional testing machines, personnel headed to Bristol Bay villages

BBAHC conducted a second round of testing in the Chignik region Wednesday, and a security contractor conducted vulnerability assessments in the Bristol Bay Borough and Dillingham. The state is continuing to emphasize testing as a major part of its strategy to manage COVID-19 ahead of the fishing season. Alaska State Trooper Lieutenant Paul Fussy, the AST liaison for emergency management, said in a community update Thursday that state troopers can only enforce state mandates, not local...

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BBAHC conducted a second round of testing in the Chignik region Wednesday, and a security contractor conducted vulnerability assessments in the Bristol Bay Borough and Dillingham. 

The state is continuing to emphasize testing as a major part of its strategy to manage COVID-19 ahead of the fishing season.

Dillingham Middle/ High School Facebook Page

Since the start of 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has slowed down athletics — on the field and off. Dillingham athletes and coaches still found a way to finish out the year with a virtual hoo-rah, and the coaches are looking to next year. 

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The community meeting featured state and local health care providers, local leaders and tribal representatives.

 

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It's the final episode before the fishing season! Testing for COVID-19 is now available at the Dillingham harbor. We look at two cases over the past week, and we talk about reducing stress with two local healthcare providers. 

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After Dillingham’s first positive case of the disease was announced May 16, Capstone Clinic opened to everyone in the community.

Community update on COVID-19 for May 21, 2020

May 22, 2020
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The community meeting featured state and local health care providers, local leaders and tribal representatives.

Alex Hager/KDLG

Close contacts of the resident were tested by the Abbot ID Now rapid test machine. Those results are being sent to the state lab for confirmation.

Alex Hager/KDLG

 

The case is not associated with the seafood industry, and the person was tested in Anchorage, not their home community in the Chignik area, according to the state.   

KDLG/Sam Gardner

COVID-19 testing is available seven days a week, and participants will be given color-coded wristbands to identify what stage of quarantine that person is in. 

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Local, Tribal and state leaders and public health officials discuss the first case of COVID-19 in Dillingham.

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