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 By Brian Varela    News    July 30, 2020 

COVID-19 daily update:

Interstate travel restrictions coming for non-residents July 31 Starting Aug. 11, non-residents entering the state of Alaska will have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test result that was receive... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 30, 2020 

Two active cases of Covid-19 virus not in town

Two positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified among non-residents who arrived in the community on July 20, according to a joint-statement between the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Ce...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 30, 2020 

Assembly renews interim emergency provisions

The Petersburg Borough Assembly extended the borough's temporary civil emergency provisions emergency ordinance for a third time at a special meeting on Friday, July 24 after three amendments were...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 23, 2020

Final emergency ordinance vote deferred

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted on Monday to postpone the third reading of the civil emergency provisions ordinance to Sept. 21 with a public hearing to be held before the final reading....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 23, 2020

Zero active cases of Covid-19 in town

There have been zero active cases of COVID-19 in town since Thursday, July 16 when the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center first announced that all cases of the virus have since...

 

Editorial: Just lucky

2,132 Alaskans are reported infected with the Covid-19 virus along with 487 non-residents as of July 21. Petersburg has had zero active cases of COVID-19 since Thursday, July 17 according to Borough...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

Emergency response ordinance passes in second reading

The borough assembly voted in favor of amending borough code to add language for a civil emergency response in the ordinance's second reading at the assembly meeting on Wednesday. Ordinance #2020-19...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

Local resident contracts virus in Washington

A visitor from outside of the state with COVID-19 was identified at the testing site at the James A. Johnson, according to a joint-statement between the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Cente...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

PMC to test local cannery workers

The borough assembly voted in favor of a memorandum of agreement between the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center for an asymptomatic testing program at their assembly meeting on...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 9, 2020

Assembly to consider civil emergency provisions

The borough assembly is expected to hold their first regular meeting of July on Wednesday, July 15 to discuss and vote on several action items, including the second reading of ordinance #2020-19,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

One new case of COVID-19 locally

A traveler coming into town through the James A. Johnson Airport has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a joint statement between the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center released...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Some lodge patrons shopping before quarantining

After seeing some lodges drop off their customers at the hardware, grocery store or the liquor store before taking them to the lodge, local residents have been concerned that lodges aren't following...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Borough to be paid for airport COVID-19 screenings

The borough assembly held a special meeting on Friday to enter into a contract with the state of Alaska to receive payment for the borough's greeting, screening and testing services currently in...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 18, 2020

People can attend public meetings

Public health mandate #3, which suspends in person participation of public meetings, was amended by the borough assembly at their meeting Monday to allow assembly, board and commission members the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 18, 2020

Test samples collected at Petersburg airport

On Tuesday, Petersburg Medical Center staff were ready to start collecting test samples from passengers flying into town as of the afternoon jet to be tested for COVID-19, said PMC Director of Patient...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 18, 2020

Assembly extends, updates vessel docking mandate

The borough assembly revised and extended public health mandate #5 at an assembly meeting on Monday, which now requires all vessels arriving in Petersburg harbor to meet requirements for out of state...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 11, 2020

Borough to screen incoming travelers

An updated version of Gov. Dunleavy's state health mandate #10 took effect early Saturday morning and set new guidelines for residents and visitors who are entering Alaska from the lower 48 or...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 4, 2020

EOC concerned over cruise ships arriving this season

The borough assembly approved the Emergency Operations Center to answer a survey from the Alaska Municipal League regarding the presence of cruise ships in Alaska and also heard concerns over cruise...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 4, 2020

Interstate travel mandate to expire Saturday

With the upcoming expiration of the state's health mandate that requires anyone arriving in the state to quarantine for 14 days, Borough Incident Commander Karl Hagerman said at the COVID-19...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 28, 2020

Pandemic brings on depression among Alaskans

Petersburg Public Health Nurse Erin Michael warned the public that as people's lives change and adapt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they can begin to feel depressed and suicidal. At the COVID-19...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 21, 2020

American Cruise Line hopes to dock in town this summer

American Cruise Lines has 11 stops planned for Petersburg this season, with the first docking taking place at the end of June, according to ACL CEO Charles B. Robertson. ACL's American Constellation...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 21, 2020

Assembly extends civil provisions ordinance

The borough assembly unanimously approved the extension of an emergency ordinance that allows the assembly and certain staff members of the borough to put civil emergency provisions in place in the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 21, 2020

State to relax further economic restrictions on Friday

Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced on Tuesday that phases three and four of his Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan will take effect Friday morning, but Borough Incident Commander Karl Hagerman said communities...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 14, 2020

Alaska loosens intrastate travel limitations

On Monday, Gov. Mike Dunleavy released state health mandate #18, which eases previous restrictions on intrastate travel. The newest health mandate supersedes state health mandate #12, which had...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 7, 2020

Borough face mask mandate expires

The borough assembly on Monday failed to make a motion to extend public health mandate #4, the local face covering mandate, past its May 5 expiration date. The face covering mandate first went into...

 

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