Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update July 20, 2021

Jul 21, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization 

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2021 

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

The Kodiak Public Health office has confirmed that there are currently 25 active cases of COVID-19 in Kodiak, however details regarding test dates and means of transmittal are not currently available. Additional case information will be provided as soon as it becomes available. 

This brings the current case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough to one thousand, one hundred and sixty-four (1164); twenty-five (25) cases are classified as active locally. 

To date, there have been a total of forty-nine (49) local hospitalizations and five (5) deaths associated with COVID-19. There are no active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak. 

The COVID-19 virus is highly contagious and continues to spread in our community; please continue to take appropriate precautions to keep yourself and our community healthy. 

  • Wash your hands often. 
  • Stay home and away from others if you are not feeling well! 
  • When planning travel, plan for a few days off at home and testing before returning to normal activities in case you have carried the virus with you. 
  • Contact your health care provider or local pharmacy if you wish to be vaccinated. Vaccinated individuals may still contract the virus but the body is better able to fight it when vaccinated. 
  • Continue to wear a mask in public places if you are not vaccinated.