Four Dillingham residents test positive for COVID-19 within a week

Feb 19, 2021

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation, which announced the cases Friday, said they were all close contacts of a previous case. 

The entrance of Kanakanak Hospital. February, 2021.
Credit Brian Venua/KDLG

Four Dillingham residents tested positive for COVID-19 within the past week, from Feb. 13 - 18.

 

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation announced the cases Friday and said they were all close contacts of a previous case. 

 

The four people and their households were advised to isolate, and the state epidemiology team has started contact tracing. 

 

If you’re in Dillingham, testing for COVID-19 is available noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Capstone Clinic, located at Freshwater Adventures by the airport. To schedule a screening at Kanakanak Hospital, call 907-842-9440.

 

People 18 years old and older in Bristol Bay can sign up to get the COVID-19 vaccine through the health corporation. To sign up in Dillingham, call 907-842-9440. In other communities, contact your local health clinic. 

Contact the author at isabelle@kdlg.org or 907-842-2200.