Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update July 22, 2021

Jul 22, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2021

The Kodiak Emergency Operations Center has received new COVID-19 case information for the Kodiak Island Borough.

The Kodiak Public Health office, the EOC’s information source, has confirmed the following information for Kodiak:

  • Number of cases in the Kodiak Island Borough: 32 (last 7 days as of 7/22)
  • Number of cases related to travel: 5
  • Non-resident cases: 2

Beginning on Friday, July 23, 2021, the EOC will provide case updates three days per week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, until further notice.

The EOC and ESC are continuously monitoring the community risk level, taking into consideration local case counts, modes of transmission, emergency response, impacts to health care, and other factors. Everyone can play a role in controlling the virus spread.

The COVID-19 virus is highly contagious and continues to spread in our community; please continue to take appropriate precautions to keep yourself and our community healthy.

  • Contact your health care provider or local pharmacy if you wish to be vaccinated. Vaccinated individuals may still contract the virus but the body is better able to fight it when vaccinated.
  • Regardless of your vaccination status, if you are not feeling well, stay home and away from others, and seek a COVID test.
  • Continue to wear a mask in public places if you are not vaccinated.
  • Wash your hands often.
  • When planning travel, plan for a few days off at home and testing before returning to normal activities in case you have carried the virus with you.