Sixteen residents test positive for COVID-19 in Dillingham Census Area

Apr 8, 2021

People 16 and older in Bristol Bay can receive vaccines for the virus in all communities from BBAHC. Appointments to schedule vaccinations can be made in Dillingham by calling (907) 842-9440 or by contacting your local health clinic. 

The Kanakanak Hospital in Dillingham. Taken 11/19/2020
Credit Brian Venua/KDLG

Fifteen people in the Dillingham Census Area and one person in Dillingham proper tested posted for COVID-19 last week. All of the cases were travel related.

According to a press release from the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation, all residents and their households have been advised to isolate. The state epidemiology team has begun contact tracing.

In Dillingham, COVID-19 tests are available from 12 noon to 6:30 p.m. near the airport at the Capstone Clinic in the Freshwater Adventures building.

People 16 and older in Bristol Bay can receive vaccines for the virus in all communities from BBAHC. Appointments to schedule vaccinations can be made in Dillingham by calling (907) 842-9440 or by contacting your local health clinic.

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