Dan Polta

Interior Community Health Center

The Denali Borough will offer more COVID-19 testing beginning Monday in three communities. Borough Emergency Manager Chris Noel told the Assembly Wednesday the additional testing will be offered at two schools and the Tri-Valley Community Center in Healy.

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Three small school districts around the Interior plan to bring students back into the classroom next week, as long as the number of COVID-19 cases in the districts remains low.


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Denali Borough School District officials decided Tuesday to close all three of its schools to in-class instruction through the holidays. The district superintendent says they made the decision to return to at-home online instruction after learning that two people who tested positive for COVID-19 had recently been inside Tri-Valley School in Healy.


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Fairbanks North Star Borough School District officials decided this week to keep students home to work on classes online, in response to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases locally. But students in two smaller districts south of Fairbanks are attending class in schools, because there’ve only been a few COVID cases in their communities – so far.