May 1-3 COVID numbers

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Juneau reported 10 new resident cases of COVID-19 between May 1 and 3.

    There are currenly 22 active cases in Juneau.

    Throughout the state, 271 new cases were reported for that same time period. Seven of that total are non-residents. The state also reported one death; a male resident from Wasilla in his 50s. The total number of deaths is now 342.

     

     

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    • Sitka Tribe CARES Act Housing & Temporary Shelter Assistance

      The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is pleased to offer Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act need based assistance for Tribal Citizen/ AK Native or American Indian Sitka community households impacted by the COVID pandemic. The assistance available is $500 per household paid directly to a vendor to cover the mortgage, rent, utilities, heating fuel, or boat moorage costs, invoice verification is required and must be submitted with the application. This funding will also assist with those experiencing homelessness with temporary shelter. There is a separate application for this type of assistance. Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2021. Please go to sitkatribe.org for the application. Or please bring a previous or current invoice/bill (oil,utilities,rent,moorage, mortgage) to 456 Katlian St. for social services with your phone number on it; we will call and complete the online application with you over the phone. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call STA Social Services Department at 747-7293

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    • Sitka Ham Radio Club

      Sitka Ham Amateur Radio Klub - SHARK - meets 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Sitka Sportsman's Association: 5211 Halibut Point Road. All interested in ham radio are welcome. For information contact Darryl Ault AL7W at 738-4539, sitkashark@yahoo.com or visit the Facebook Group.

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    • Sitka Carbon Offset Fund

      The Sitka Carbon Offset Fund is accepting applications for year round residents to apply for a one time $500 award to revamp their personal transportation from high to low carbon. Residents who want to switch from using a gas-powered vehicle to lower carbon options like walking, biking or taking the community ride can request an application from chandler @sitkawild.org.

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