COVID-19

Fort Greely Reports Case of COVID-19

20 hours ago

Fort Greely officials say a civilian Army employee who works at the post has tested positive for COVID-19, the sickness brought on by the novel coronavirus.

A Fort Greely news release issued at 8 p.m. Thursday says the civilian recently had traveled out of state and is now undergoing evaluation and treatment. It says a clinic in nearby Delta Junction Interior Alaska Medical Clinic confirmed the positive test result. And Army and state health officials are now investigating whether other people may have been exposed to the virus.

Everybody Mask Now

21 hours ago

Doctors at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital are asking everyone in Alaska to wear masks across their mouths and noses. They say a homemade mask, bandana or scarf would be helpful in slowing the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. As KUAC’s Robyne reports, a lot of people are responding.


04-03-20 KUAC MORNING NEWS

22 hours ago

04-03-20 9:30 AM newscast


Denali Center And State Update - 4/1

22 hours ago

Last week, 2 residents and 4 staff members at Denali Center in Fairbanks tested positive for COVID-19. The outbreak prompted the testing of all of the long-term care facility’s residents and staff, and results turned up one additional positive in a resident. Denali Center administrator Liz Woodyard shared the news during a Fairbanks Unified Incident Command press briefing Wednesday.


04-02-20 KUAC MORNING NEWS

Apr 2, 2020

04-02-20 9:30 AM newscast


The changes wrought by health mandates and mitigation for COVID-19 have opened the door to scammers. A group commonly victimized by financial and computer scams, even in healthy times, is seniors. This week, the senior group AARP Alaska held a “Tele Town Hall” with health and fraud specialists to warn Alaskans about coronavirus scams. 


04-01-20 KUAC MIDDAY UPDATE

Apr 1, 2020

04-01-20 12:30 AM


04-01-20 KUAC MORNING NEWS

Apr 1, 2020

04-01-20 9:30 AM newscast


The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported five new cases of COVID-19 Monday: 2 in Fairbanks, 2 in Anchorage and 1 in Palmer, bringing the statewide total to 119. Public Health officials are calling Fairbanks a “hot spot” for COVID-19 spread, because of a "cluster" of  cases at the community long-term care facility and connected to a local medical building.


03-31-20 KUAC MORNING NEWS

Mar 31, 2020

03-31-20 7:30 AM newscast


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