First Confirmed Case in Thorne Bay - P.O.W. Report

Saturday, September 12, 2020

First Confirmed Case in Thorne Bay

Thorne Bay City staff was notified by Alaska Public Health on Friday, September 11, 2020, of the FIRST confirmed COVID-19 case in Thorne Bay. Public Health and the Alaska Division of Epidemiology are currently conducting a case investigation.

The Thorne Bay Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was notified that the patient is in isolation. Public Health is conducting an investigation and are contacting any persons who were in contact with the patient.

It is extremely important for all residents to follow all health mandates and advisories to reduce the risk of spreading the virus in Thorne Bay . These measures include:

Maintain good social distancing at all times keeping at least six feet between persons
Keep all trips for essential services to a minimum to avoid contact and wear a face mask/covering when you do need to make essential service trips

Wash your hands frequently and avoid touching your face as much as possible
Do not share food with others

If you have symptoms or have a temperature of 100.4° F or higher contact your primary healthcare provider and self-isolate immediately

The City of Thorne Bay Emergency Operations Center will continue to work with Alaska Public Health and will provide updated information as it is available.

The City of Thorne Bay will continue to monitor COVID-19 reports and information and provide links and up to date information about the City of Thorne Bay response at the city’s website. For information go to

Contact information for City of Thorne Bay departments and services.

Thorne Bay City Hall 828-3380

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