Providing current news on the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) to protect the safety and well-being of Tlingit & Haida's citizens, clients, employees and communities.
Tribal Emergency Operations Center (TEOC)
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April 21, 2020

Tlingit & Haida is committed to providing current information on the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic to ensure all tribal citizens remain informed and have the resources needed to stay safe. Below is a brief update from Tlingit & Haida’s Tribal Emergency Operations Center.
Alaska Case Count Update:
The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Alaska is currently 329 including 8 ne w cases as of April 20, 2020. Of these cases, 85 individuals had a recent history of travel and 244 were close contact, community or unknown. There has been a total of 168 statewide recoveries, 36 hospitalizations and 9 deaths.

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, contact your local healthcare provider for medical advice.
Case Count by States with High Tribal Citizen Populations:
The following are statistics for California and Washington states where a large population of Tlingit & Haida's tribal citizens reside.
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 35,450
  • Total Deaths: 1,280

*Statistics reported as of 1:26 PM (PST) on April 21, 2020.
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 12,085
  • Total Deaths: 652

*Statistics reported are as of 11:59 PM (PST) on April 19, 2020.
United States COVID-19 Cases:
  • Total Confirmed: 820,104*
  • Total Recovered: 75,177*
  • Total Deaths: 44,228*
  • Jurisdictions reporting cases: 55 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)

*United States COVID-19 data is derived from an interactive dashboard developed by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University that tracks the COVID-19 spread in
real-time. Data was pulled at 01:38:47 PM AKDT on April 21, 2020.
Tribal Child Support Unit
Tlingit & Haida’s Tribal Child Support Unit (TCSU) works hard to ensure tribal children receive the financial and emotional support they deserve from both parents.

TCSU's services help to establish paternity; locate absent parents; establish, enforce and modify child support orders; and collect and distribute child support payments.

Have a Child Support case? Let our TCSU staff help you.

For more information, please contact TCSU toll free at 1.800.344.1432 ext. 7132, directly at 907.463.7132 or via email at .
It is imperative that our tribal citizens continue to hunker down and shelter in place, follow federal, state, tribal and local health mandates, and stay informed on the COVID-19 pandemic to keep ourselves and our families safe.

  Tlingit & Haida's Tribal Emergency Operations Center (TEOC)
The Tribal Emergency Operations Center (TEOC) was created to enable Tlingit & Haida to provide timely, integrated, and coordinated responses to the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that addresses the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. The activation of the TEOC is not due to any identified cases within the Tribe. All actions are aimed at protecting the safety and well-being of Tlingit & Haida’s citizens, clients, employees and communities.