COVID-19 Health Tips and Resources for Bristol Bay

Jun 27, 2020

News and resources on health and safety, local rules, and tips for people in Bristol Bay. 

The Capstone Clinic at the Dillingham Airport. August 11, 2020.
Credit Izzy Ross/KDLG


On May 16, the City of Dillingham announced the first case of COVID-19 in Bristol Bay. There are currently no hospitalizations reported in the region. KDLG will update this page as new information becomes available. If you have questions or suggestions, email us at or


Latest news

Camai clinic reports new COVID-19 case in Bristol Bay Borough tested positive at end of quarantine

Dillingham City and Curyung Tribe say latest COVID-19 case may have broken quarantine

State reports Dillingham's second resident COVID-19 case within a week

Health and safety



Open: Seven days a week, 12 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

You can walk up for a test, or register at

  • Camai Community Health Center Leader Creek Clinic — 907-246-6155 

Open: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 

Call or go to the walk-up site at the clinic. Anyone who has symptoms must call the clinic and talk to a provider before going to the testing site. 


Dillingham: Testing is available at the Capstone Clinic at the Dillingham Airport and at Kanakanak Hospital in Dillingham. The Capstone Clinic hours are seven days a week, 12 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. You can register for a clinic test at To schedule a screening at Kanakanak Hospital, call 907-842-9440.

Bristol Bay Borough: Testing is available at the Camai Community Health Center. 


In other communities in the region, testing is available at village clinics. 

Community resources

From the Bristol Bay Native Association:

The Bristol Bay Native Association is conducting a survey to learn the economic needs due to COVID-19 in Bristol Bay and disasters in the Chignik fishery management area. This survey will help all Bristol Bay Communities plan and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the disasters in the Chignik fishery.

Take the survey here

Links to the survey can also be found on BBNA's website. Paper copies of the survey will be made available by request.

The survey takes about 10 minutes to fill out, and will be open until the end of September. Responses will identify needs for individuals, employers, small businesses and commercial fishing operations.

Results will be compiled and posted on BBNA's website and shared with communities and regional organizations.

Please Contact Kristina Andrew at BBNA for questions or comments about this survey or to request a paper copy

Call 907-842-6223 or email at:


Community travel restrictions around Bristol Bay

City of Dillingham 

COVID-19 Community Safety Roundtable: Aug. 21, 2020

Ordinances and information 

This fishing season, new safety rules limit access to Dillingham harbor

Bristol Bay Borough

COVID-19 information page


Checklist and contact information for fishers in the Bristol Bay Borough

COVID-19 protocols for the Port of Bristol Bay and processor docks

Lake and Peninsula Borough
Declarations, guideliness, and resolutions from Lake and Peninsula Borough villages

State of Alaska resources

COVID-19 information page


Health mandates

Resources for businesses

Frequently asked questions

Alaska Coronavirus Response Hub has the latest data from the state

Non-resident cases in the state are listed on a separate page. Find them here


Financial information

Fishermen can now apply for new USDA financial aid program

Dillingham City Council approves CARES funding for COVID-19 relief


COVID-19 funding opportunities for Bristol Bay businesses

Paycheck Protection Program deadline to be extended into August


Sen. Murkowski pushes for an additional $1 billion in federal fisheries relief funds



Schools are opening this month and the four school districts in Bristol Bay have developed safety plans for the upcoming school year. Here’s a rundown of what families around the region can expect, and resources where they can learn more. 



What to do if you are sick


Caring for Someone Sick at Home

10 things you can do to manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home