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GCI Employee Identified As Having COVID-19, Acquired Within Nome Community

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The state Department of Health and Social Services investigation into the one confirmed COVID-19 case in Nome revealed it was caused by local, community spread. According to DHSS, the individual’s exposure potentially came from an undiagnosed case within the community. That means the individual did not contract COVID-19 by traveling outside of the region. Nome’s […]

COVID-19 Confirmed in Bering Strait Region, DHSS Says One Case is in Nome

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Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) announced today that the Bering Strait Region has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. UPDATE: As of 11:15am Wednesday, the State Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) confirmed that the individual case is in Nome. ORIGINAL: According to public relations manager Reba Lean, NSHC is not sharing information on […]