Community Alert Level Information


Alaska DHSS COVID-19 Alert Levels by Area: 

Effective August 10, Changes to the alert level system used to inform communities about what COVID-19 looks like in their area are now live. These changes to Alaska’s alert system will better align with CDC’s levels of transmission, make it more sensitive to recent changes in the number of reported COVID-19 cases, and provide more locally relevant information. More detailed information about the changes can be found at 

dhss.alaska.gov/dph/epi/id/pages/COVID-19/alertlevels.aspx

CDC COVID-19 Data Tracker:  

This site provides an integrated, county view of key data for monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. It allows for the exploration of standardized data across the country.* The footnotes describe each data source and the methods used for calculating the metrics. For the most complete and up-to-date data for any particular county or state, visit the relevant health department website. Additional data and features are forthcoming.

https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view

Ketchikan Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Overview



The Ketchikan EOC was activated in March 2020 to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ketchikan under the National Incident Management System (NIMS) for managing emergency response activities.  The EOC operates under the Incident Command System (ICS) and includes a coordinated multi-agency response with members from local municipal governments, health care providers, and other local, state and federal agencies.

The EOC meetings were held virtually during the COVID-19 emergency.  Situation Reports were published by the EOC, as well as media releases announcing emergent information.  EOC media releases and situation reports are provided at the links on the lefthand menu. Additional EOC records are available to the public upon request through the Office of the Borough Clerk.

The EOC completed its functions and ceased operations effective July 23, 2021. Links to the Alaska DHSS COVID case and vaccination pages, as well as CDC information, are available at the top of this site.

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