Saint Paul Island, ALASKA

COVID-19 Dashboard

Welcome to the official COVID-19 Dashboard for Saint Paul Island, Alaska. This site is your local resource to help you become EDUCATED and READY as we begin to SAFELY REOPEN our community. 

  0 Confirmed Cases

40 Residents Tested in ANC

56 Residents Tested in St Paul

   5 Awaiting Results

Updated 7.24.20 at 11:04am

COVID-19 Vaccine

No vaccine is currently available. 

Saint Paul Island is working with the State of Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to be ready for when a vaccine is available.

Visit the State of Alaska DHSS Vaccine page for more information.

AS WE REOPEN...

  • Continue to were masks while in public places.
  • Stay home if possible.
  • Practice physical distancing while outside your home.
  • Wash hands or use hand sanitizer regularly.
  • Disinfect high touch surfaces.

As COVID-19 Numbers Spike Across The State,
St. Paul School Sustains Strict Mitigation Practices

Article by Maggie Nelson, KUCB

On the remote Pribilof Island of St. Paul, the school year started off with roughly 25 percent of students doing home-based education, despite the fact that the school was open to students.

As the year has progressed, most of those students have returned. But like in many remote areas in Alaska, St. Paul remains on high alert because the effects of returning to distance-based education in the small community of just 397 people could be particularly devastating.  Read the full article on KUCB.org

Protect Yourself and Others

Together we can slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep our loved ones safe.

Practice Good Hygiene

Chakin x̂ulada (Wash your hands) for at least 20 seconds.

Practice good hygiene.

Cover any cough or sneeze.

Sigaquudaan adĝalagada (Don't touch your face) with unwashed hands.

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Practice Physical Distancing

Stay home when possible.

When in public keep a minimum of six feet away from others at all times.

Angiliisix̂ chuda (Wear a breath catcher in Public)

Wear an Anĝiliisix̂ (breath catcher/cloth face covering) to help protect others in case you’re infected but don’t have symptoms.

Children under 2, or anyone who has trouble breathing should NOT wear cloth face coverings.

Disinfect high touch surfaces

High touch surfaces include: Tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, sinks, etc.

Follow instructions on the label to ensure effective and safe use.

Get Tested If You Are Sick

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, isolate yourself from others and call a provider to get tested.

If you require medical attention, call before going in.

Protecting Our Loved Ones

Our actions and continued caution can help to protect our loved ones.

If you are a family member or caregiver of a person over age 65 or at higher risk, here are four steps to help protect your loved one during this time.

What to do If You Are Sick

Call 911 if you are having a medical emergency

If you have flu-like illness or respiratory symptoms, call your medical provider or the Saint Paul Health Center, 907-729-5035 or 907-546-8300, so that you can be evaluated and receive recommendations about next steps.

You may be tested if you have:

ONE of the following symptoms:

  • dry cough
  • persistent fever that stays above 100.3F
  • and/or shortness of breath

or TWO OR MORE of the following symptoms:

  • chills
  • diminished sense of taste or smell
  • diarrhea
  • fatigue
  • fever
  • headache
  • muscle/joint aches
  • nausea
  • rigors
  • runny nose
  • sore throat
  • sputum production
  • dermatological changes

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, isolate yourself from others and call 907-729-5035 or 907-546-8300

Saint Paul Health Center

1000 Polovina Turnpike
St Paul, AK 99660

907-729-5035
907-546-8300

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Keeping Saint Paul Island Informed

NIXLE: Text and/or Email Alerts

The City of Saint Paul is using NIXLE to provide alerts via text or email. Click to sign up for NIXLE.

FACEBOOK: Updates & Alerts

The City of Saint Paul is using Facebook to post alerts, updates and a schedule of radio sessions.

RADIO: Updates and Q&A

The City of Saint Paul will provide regular updates on KUHB 91.9. Follow our Facebook page for information on upcoming radio updates.

City Council Meetings

City Council meetings will continue to be broadcast on KUHB 91.9 and will contain updates and information related to the City's response to COVID-19.

Looking for More Information?

Saint Paul Island Resources

  • Aleut Community Store:
    Call 907-546-2209 for grocery delivery if you are on quarantine.
  • Saint Paul Health Center:
    1000 Polovina Turnpike
    St Paul, AK 99660
    907-729-5035
    907-546-8300
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    Monday to Friday
    8:00am to 5:00pm

  •  Southcentral Foundation:
    SCF manages the Saint Paul Health Center as a Federally Qualified Health Center.

State and Federal Resources

COVID-19 Related Questions? Comments?

Please, fill out this contact form or email snpcovid19@stpaulak.com.