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.
CONTACT:
Tribal Emergency Operations Center (TEOC)
907.463.7368 ∙ communications@ ccthita-nsn.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 23, 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.
CASE COUNT UPDATE
Alaska Case Count Update:
The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Alaska is currently 337 including 2 ne w cases as of April 22, 2020. Of these cases, 85 individuals had a recent history of travel and 252 were close contact, community or unknown. There has been a total of 209 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: 39,009
  • Total Deaths: 1,512

*Statistics reported as of 2:13 PM (PST) on April 23, 2020.
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 12,494
  • Total Deaths: 692

*Statistics reported are as of 11:59 PM (PST) on April 21, 2020.
United States COVID-19 Cases:
  • Total Confirmed: 864,415*
  • Total Recovered: 79,920*
  • Total Deaths: 47,892*
  • 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 01:41:49 PM AKDT on April 23, 2020.
RESOURCE HIGHLIGHT
Let Us Help You Find a Career!
Thinking about taking a distance education course or need financial assistance to pursue a new vocation? Let Tlingit & Haida's 477 Employment & Training department help you with your educational and career goals and build the foundation for a brighter future!

The Employment & Training department provides an array of educational, training, and employment services to address the unemployment, under-employment, and economic needs of Alaska Native / American Indian clients residing in Southeast Alaska.

For more information, contact Employment & Training at 1.800.344.1432 ext. 7332, 907.463.7332 or aelie@ccthita-nsn.gov .
RECENT NEWS & ALERTS

  • Airport Deals with Impacts of COVID-19 As the Assembly Finance Committee reviewed the proposed budget of Juneau International Airport, Airport officials said the full impact of COVID-19 may not be known for years. (KINY)


COVID-19 RESOURCES
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.