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 By Brian Varela    News    January 21, 2021 

COVID-19 vaccine given to 350 residents

Petersburg Medical Center vaccinated about 350 residents ages 65 and older during the COVID-19 vaccine drive on Jan. 14 at the Petersburg School District community gym, according to PMC Director of Nu...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 21, 2021 

COVID-19 weekly update:

Next COVID-19 vaccine clinic expected on Feb. 5 January 22 Petersburg Medical Center is setting Feb. 5 as a tentative date to hold another COVID-19 vaccination clinic, according to Petersburg Medical... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    January 21, 2021 

PMC gets OK to apply for second PPP loan

The Petersburg Borough gave the Petersburg Medical Center permission to apply for a second Paycheck Protection Program loan totaling $1.8 million at their meeting on Tuesday evening through emergency...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 21, 2021 

EOC identifies local spread of virus

The Petersburg Emergency Operations Center is reporting eight active cases of COVID-19 in town as of Wednesday afternoon after positive test results reached as high as 11 on Jan. 16. At the COVID-19 c...


Editorial: A job well done

We applaud the work of the entire Petersburg Medical Center staff and everyone that worked with them to get over 350 COVID vaccinations into the arms of residents last Thursday. The vaccination...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 14, 2021

Community risk level lowered to yellow

The Petersburg Emergency Operations Center lowered the community risk of COVID-19 transmission from orange to yellow, or level one on Wednesday, according to a joint press between the Petersburg Borou...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 14, 2021

Local businesses received $15.08 million in aid

In the first round of COVID-19 aid released through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, Petersburg received $15.08 million in bailout funds from the federal government. Funds were...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 14, 2021

PMC to seek second PPP loan

The Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors held a special meeting on Tuesday to approve the hospital's request to apply for a loan from the Small Business Administration through the Paycheck Pro...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 14, 2021

Community spread raises COVID-19 case count to 11

A new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in town on Saturday, and the Petersburg Emergency Operations Center is attributing the positive test result to community spread, according to a joint press... Full story


PSD returns to distance learning amid virus spike

The Petersburg School District postponed reopening the schools to students on Wednesday following Petersburg Emergency Operation Center's announcement on Monday that it was raising the local risk...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 7, 2021

Borough assembly approves COVID-19 dashboard

The Borough Assembly, at their meeting on Monday, approved the Community Risk Communication Plan, which tracks the COVID-19 situation in town and offers guidelines. The Community Risk Communication...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 7, 2021

Vaccine distribution continues locally, statewide

Petersburg Medical Center has administered about 150 COVID-19 vaccines as of Dec. 31 to local residents as the town and state move through the early stages of the vaccine distribution process,...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 7, 2021

USCG airlifts injured fisherman from Bering Sea

The United States Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman on board the F/V Magnus Martens 80 miles Northwest of Dutch Harbor in the Bering Sea on Dec. 30, according to a USCG press release. An...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 7, 2021

PMC awards bid for electronic records system

The Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors awarded a $1.3 million request for proposal to Cerner for a new electronic health records system at an executive meeting on Dec. 22. The electronic...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 7, 2021

Two positive cases of virus identified in single household

The Petersburg Emergency Operations Center has identified two more local cases of COVID-19 within a single household on Monday, according to a joint press release between the Petersburg Borough and... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    January 7, 2021

Five residents test positive for virus

Five more cases of COVID-19 were identified in town on Tuesday, bringing the local active case count back up to nine, according to a joint press release between the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    December 31, 2020

2020: Year in Review

January The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration proposed establishing critical habitat areas for humpback whales in three distinct population segments located off Mexico, Central American...

 By Brian Varela    News    December 31, 2020

Year ends with three active cases

A Petersburg resident who returned from out of state on Dec. 30 has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center. The indi...


Editorial: Money is circulating

Overall, Petersburg doesn't look like a town in distress. We've seen what happens in "down" years, and there is no resemblance. Charitable giving is generally up and local businesses appear to be...


Editorial: Health consequences

It's clear that the actions of Petersburg's Emergency Operations Center, the Petersburg Medical Center staff and the State Public Health Nurse have played a huge part in keeping the Covid-19 virus at...

 By Brian Varela    News    December 31, 2020

EOC switches town to moderate risk amid virus spike

The Petersburg Emergency Operations Center raised the local risk level for COVID-19 from yellow to orange on Monday after Petersburg saw six active cases of the virus within seven days, according to... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    December 24, 2020

COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Petersburg

Petersburg Medical Center received 220 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday and has since begun vaccinating those who are most at risk, according to local health officials at the COVID-19...

 By Brian Varela    News    December 24, 2020

MVM gets optional asymptomatic testing

The Borough Assembly again voted on a memorandum of agreement between the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center for the asymptomatic testing of staff at Mountain View Manor Assisted...


CARES Act funds to cover first responder, EOC payroll

An ordinance adjusting the fiscal year 2021 borough budget for known changes, including the reallocation on COVID-19 funds, passed in its third reading on Monday by the Borough Assembly. Ordinance...


New ride for Long Term Care

Petersburg Medical Center purchased a new van for their long term care residents. The previous van was purchased in 2000, so the hospital was ready for an upgrade, said PMC Public Relations...


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