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
May 4, 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 370 including 2 ne w cases as of May 3, 2020. Of these cases, 93 individuals had a recent history of travel and 277 were close contact, community or unknown. There has been a total of 263 statewide recoveries, 37 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: 55,657
  • Total Deaths: 2,254

*Statistics reported as of 1:17 PM (PST) on May 4, 2020.
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 15,185
  • Total Deaths: 834

*Statistics reported are as of 11:59 PM (PST) on May 2, 2020.
United States COVID-19 Cases:
  • Total Confirmed: 1,177,784*
  • Total Recovered: 187,180*
  • Total Deaths: 68,442*
  • 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 1:32:32 PM AKDT on May 4, 2020.
SAFETY TIP
HOW TO USE HAND SANITIZERS
Hand sanitizer is a liquid, gel or foam generally used to decrease infectious agents on the hands.

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can help kill germs when warm water and soap aren't available. When selecting a sanitizer, make sure it contains at least 60% alcohol to be effective.

Apply alcohol-based hand sanitizer to your palms and rub your hands together thoroughly, covering all surfaces until dry.

Always keep alcohol-based hand sanitizers out of the reach of children to avoid accidental alcohol poisoning if swallowed.
RECENT NEWS & ALERTS
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.