For Immediate Release Release # CV-10
June 29, 2020
City of Seward Reports 6 New Positive COVID-19 Cases
Seward, Alaska – Today, the City of Seward is reporting six (6) new positive cases of COVID-19 in local residents. The six positives were all from tests performed by the Seward Community Health Center; four were administered between Thursday and Saturday last week, and two were “rapid” tests administered today. The majority of the tests performed last week by Glacier Family Medicine have yielded negative results; only a handful of those test results are still pending.
Residents are strongly encouraged to take measures to protect their health by closely adhering to the guidelines provided by the CDC and Alaska Department of Health and Social Services:
- Wear a face covering
- Practice good hygiene
- Stay at least six feet away from non-household members
- Stay home if you are sick and contact your healthcare provider
- Keep your “bubble” small
Testing is available at the following locations:
- Providence Seward – call 224-5205
- Seward Community Health Center – call 224-2273
- Glacier Family Medicine – call 224-8733
The Seward Community Health Center, located at 417 First Avenue, will be providing targeted COVID-19 testing from June 30 – July 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Glacier Family Medicine is providing testing to all interested persons Monday-Thursday of the week of June 29 (Closed July 3rd for Independence Day) by appointment only.
Additional information can be found at www.covid19.alaska.gov.