Search Results for: coronavirus

Juneau-Douglas' Garrett Bryant (24) is fouled by Sitka's Stephen Harmon on a rebound Thursday night at Sitka High. (Photo James Poulson)
Juneau-Douglas' Garrett Bryant (24) is fouled by Sitka's Stephen Harmon on a rebound Thursday night at Sitka High. (Photo James Poulson)
This electron microscope image made available and colour-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., in 2020, shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. A group of Canadian scientists and health experts has launched a new campaign to debunk misinformation about COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID/National Institutes of Health

New coronavirus cases include 7 at long-term care facility

All are so far asymptomatic, according to the city.

This electron microscope image made available and colour-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., in 2020, shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. A group of Canadian scientists and health experts has launched a new campaign to debunk misinformation about COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID/National Institutes of Health
The first doses of the vaccine for the coronavirus pandemic arrived in Anchorage on Dec. 13, 2020, and are due to begin being injected within days. (Courtesy photo / Alaska Department of Health and Social Services)

Alaska receives first coronavirus vaccine shipments

The first vaccinations are expected to happen this week.

The first doses of the vaccine for the coronavirus pandemic arrived in Anchorage on Dec. 13, 2020, and are due to begin being injected within days. (Courtesy photo / Alaska Department of Health and Social Services)
rona
rona
Rona
Rona
pic
pic
The Dimond Courthouse in Juneau, Alaska, Oct. 20, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
The Dimond Courthouse in Juneau, Alaska, Oct. 20, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
A skeleton beset by flamingos stands sentinel in Dana Hanselman’s front yard next to Glacier Highway on Oct. 9, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Juneau readies for coronavirus-adjusted Halloween

Flamingos, trunk-or-treating, and masks are all part of the holiday in pandemic.

A skeleton beset by flamingos stands sentinel in Dana Hanselman’s front yard next to Glacier Highway on Oct. 9, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]

State reports 4 coronavirus-related deaths

More than 6% of all Alaska’s coronavirus deaths reported in previous day.

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]
This temporary shelter was set up earlier this year outside Bartlett Regional Hospital for the staff screening people entering the hospital. (Michael Lockett / Juneau Empire File)

Bartlett Regional Hospital reports first coronavirus death

A Juneau woman in her 60s died early Tuesday morning.

This temporary shelter was set up earlier this year outside Bartlett Regional Hospital for the staff screening people entering the hospital. (Michael Lockett / Juneau Empire File)
Electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, released by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020. (Associated Press)
Electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, released by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020. (Associated Press)
State reports 6 new coronavirus deaths

State reports 6 new coronavirus deaths

State’s deadliest day comes amid unusual reporting.

State reports 6 new coronavirus deaths
A sign in downtown Juneau encourages residents who have symptoms or otherwise believe they are at risk of having contracted the coronavirus to get tested. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Community spread of the coronavirus hits new high

City officials remind people to stay ‘COVID conscious’ during weekly update

A sign in downtown Juneau encourages residents who have symptoms or otherwise believe they are at risk of having contracted the coronavirus to get tested. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

City recommends bar patrons get tested for the coronavirus

Advisory comes amid report of 19 new cases.

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
In this file photo, the Alaska Marine Highway System ferries LeConte, left, Malaspina and Tazlina, hidden from view, are tied up at the Auke Bay Terminal on Thursday, July 25, 2019. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Coronavirus adds to Alaska Marine Highway System’s challenges

Ferries are facing a pandemic-caused shortfall of almost $45 million.

  • Aug 27, 2020
In this file photo, the Alaska Marine Highway System ferries LeConte, left, Malaspina and Tazlina, hidden from view, are tied up at the Auke Bay Terminal on Thursday, July 25, 2019. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
NIAID / National Institutes of Health via AP                                This image shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient.
NIAID / National Institutes of Health via AP                                This image shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient.
Ferry crew confirmed clear of coronavirus

Ferry crew confirmed clear of coronavirus

The 47 crew were tested and all showed negative.

Ferry crew confirmed clear of coronavirus
Living Growing: How we can get through coronavirus anxiety
Living Growing: How we can get through coronavirus anxiety
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
Judge dismisses Juneau man’s lawsuit over state coronavirus funds

Judge dismisses Juneau man’s lawsuit over state coronavirus funds

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska judge dismissed a lawsuit that alleged the method by which the state dispersed its federal coronavirus funds was unconstitutional. The lawsuit,… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2020
Judge dismisses Juneau man’s lawsuit over state coronavirus funds