Saint Paul Island, ALASKA
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.
On December 22, 2020, Saint Paul Island received 100 doses of the Moderna vaccine. On December 29, 2020 the SPIUC Vaccine Taskforce met to discuss the plan for distribution of the vaccine to community members. On December 30, 2020 the Saint Paul Health Center began administering the Moderna vaccine to Saint Paul Island resident in accordance with the DHSS COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation sheet. For more information on the Moderna vaccine, see the Fact Sheet and the What to Expect card.
- 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,
Saint Paul School Sustains Strict Mitigation Practices
Article by Maggie Nelson, KUCB
On the remote Pribilof Island of Saint 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, Saint 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.
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, 907-546-8300, 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:
- diminished sense of taste or smell
- muscle/joint aches
- runny nose
- sore throat
- sputum production
- dermatological changes
Keeping Saint Paul Island Informed
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
Saint Paul, AK 99660
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
- State of Alaska COVID-19 Information:
Information about how to keep yourself and your family healthy.
- State of Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management:
Resources and information on emergency preparation and response.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
The CDC leads the U.S. response to coronavirus.
A webpage developed by the White House, CDC & FEMA to provide information, news & resources.
- FEMA Coronavirus Site:
News and resources from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.