IFHS

This week's episode of "Tuesday Checkup" featured Dr. Melanee Tiura, Executive Director of the IFHS Clinic, and Dr. Murray Buttner, a family medical physician. They answered questions submitted by the public about COVID-19.  If you'd like to submit a question for next week, email info@kucb.org.

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Industry, and Unalaska, are continuing to adjust to the new realities of coronavirus. While there are still no confirmed cases in Unalaska—on Monday, the city increased its risk level to "high." In a press release, the city explained that the new level was in response to "confirmed community spread of the vi

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Due to concerns over spreading coronavirus, many public facilities in Unalaska have been closed, and events cancelled or postponed. Below is a list of closures that we know of. This list will be updated as we receive additional information.  

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KUCB hosted a live call-in show on Friday to discuss coronavirus and Unalaska's preparedness efforts.

Guests included Iliuliuk Family and Health Services Clinic Director Melanee Tiura, Dr. Murray Buttner, Dr. Megan Sarnecki, and Acting Fire Chief Mike Hanson.

To listen to the full show, click below. 

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Updated 2/12/20 at 1:30 p.m.

A commercial cargo vessel coming from China arrived in Unalaska on Tuesday.

The U.S. Coast Guard is taking precautionary measures with the 711-foot boat in light of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China, which has killed more than 1,000 people and prompted the declaration of a global health emergency from the World Health Organization.

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