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Murkowski says the $50 million the CARES Act designated for commercial fisheries nationwide is not enough.

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Two of the individuals were tested at Camai Health Center's walk-up clinic, and the third person was tested in Dillingham and is currently self-isolating. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.   

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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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It’s the ninth case of an out-of-state resident testing positive for the disease, and it’s the fourth instance of someone testing positive who works in that industry. The state says they did not come in contact with anyone in town and will be leaving today.

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A state delegation visits Bristol Bay to meet with health teams and city and tribal leaders. We lay out what the Dillingham City's ordinances mean for people coming in to the community. And we talk to Camai Health Center in Naknek about what their plans are heading into the season. 

 

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State and federal officials are traveling to Dillingham, Egegik, and Naknek-King Salmon to tour processing facilities and meet with local health professionals to discuss community needs ahead of the fishing season. 

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