COVID-19 Updates

Helpful Links

“We’re the directors of Alaska’s emergency rooms. It’s time to shut down nonessential air travel.”
An op-ed piece on the Anchorage Daily News urges Alaska citizens to severely limit travel to the lower 48.

Risk & Evaluation Criteria

The CDC website has a chart to guide evaluation of patients under investigation.

Cases should be reported to the hospital’s infection control department and to the local or state health department.

Testing in the U.S.: More laboratories are coming on line each day, and test turnaround times should improve. View CDC’s map of COVID-19 test availability.