Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update September 30, 2021

Sep 30, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2021

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

Thirty-six (36) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • Two (2) case were tested on 9/28/21
  • Thirty-four (34) cases were tested on 9/29/21

The Kodiak Public Health Office is now classifying the means of transmission for ALL cases in our community to be COMMUNITY SPREAD.

The total case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough is now two thousand, one hundred and ninety-one (2191) with two hundred and seventy (270) cases currently classified as active. There have been eighty-four (84) local hospitalizations associated with COVID-19 and there are three (3) active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak. Seven (7) deaths associated with COVID-19 have been officially reported for the Kodiak Island Borough. Visit the Kodiak

Dashboard at https://bit.ly/3s0zusB or the State of Alaska data hub at https://covid19.alaska.gov for additional statistics.

COVID-19 IS A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS VIRUS THAT SPREADS EASILY FROM PERSON TO PERSON.

A MASK MANDATE is in effect for public indoor activities.

IF YOU FEEL ILL, even if symptoms are mild, stay away from other people until you can be tested for COVID-19.

Contact a local medical clinic to be tested for COVID-19.

Maintain social distance when around others not in your household.

Contact your health care provider or pharmacy if you wish to be VACCINATED.

Questions and concerns can be shared with the Emergency Operations Center by emailing PIO@city.kodiak.ak.us or by leaving a telephone message at (907) 486-8970.