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City of Seward
Wednesday March 25th, 2020 :: 04:58 p.m. AKDT

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Seward Community Situation Report for March 25, 2020

City of Seward
COMMUNITY SITUATION REPORT
March 25, 2020
 
This Community Situation Report is intended to keep the community of Seward updated and aware of resources available to them while being challenged with restrictions placed upon them due to the Coronavirus.
 
HEALTHCARE
 

Providence Hospital
  • Use the online self-assessment tool found at www.providence.org if you have any healthcare concerns
  • Call ahead if you need to visit at 224-5205
   
Seward Mt. Haven
  • Closed to visitors
   
Seward Community Health Center
  • Front doors are locked; call ahead if you need to visit at 224-2273
  • Some appointments may be delayed or rescheduled for some patients
   
Chugachmiut/NorthStar
  • Doors closed to visitors
  • Call ahead for an appointment at 224-3490
   
Seaview Community Services
  • Continuing to serve clients; accepting new clients
   
Glacierview Family Medicine Clinic
  • Open for business as usual
  • Call ahead if you are experiencing any symptoms of the coronavirus; testing is available for patients with symptoms
  • Call 224-8733 for an appointment or to speak to staff
   
Seward Prevention Coalition
   
Dr. Michael Moriarty, DDS
  • Monday – Thursday office is limited to on-call emergency services only
  • Front door is locked; no walk-ins
  • Call 224-3071 for an appointment (call 362-3456 after 5 pm)
 

SCHOOLS & MEALS
 
KPB School District
  • “Get-It and Go” free meals for students, Monday-Friday. Call 907-714-8890 to sign-up or change your options
  • Distance/remote learning instruction for all grades will take place online beginning March 30 - May 1
   
Boys & Girls Club
  • Serving bag lunches Mon-Fri from 12-3 pm on alley side of Teen & Youth Center (TYC)
   
AVTEC
  • Closed for students and the public
  • Buildings are locked; call 224-6159 to make an appointment
  • Staff is now telecommuting
 
GROCERIES & SUPPLIES
 
He Will Provide Food Shelter
  • Open Thursdays from 3-6 pm; pre-filled bags of food being delivered outside the facility; clients may notice a shift to receiving more staples than previously
  • Questions or concerns contact President Mike Little at 769-1395
   
Safeway
  • Checkstand sneeze guards and new signage coming soon
  • Store hours changed to: 6:00 am – 10:00 pm Daily
  • Special shopping time reserved for elders, pregnant women, and compromised immune system individuals from 7-9 am on Tuesdays & Thursdays
   
Pharmacy at Safeway
  • Hours, Mon-Sat 9 am – 7 pm PLUS special Pharmacy hours on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7-9 am to coincide with Safeway’s special shopping reserved hours
  • Prescription delivery is available; requests received by 1 pm will be delivered the same day; call 224-6960 to sign up
   
Seward Marketplace
  • Open for business as usual
   
Frontier Trading Post
  • Open for business as usual
   
J&R Fisheries
  • 10# minimum order is waived for local sales
  • Phone, text or e-mail orders only; phone 224-5584; text 907-500-8415
  • Will arrange customer pick-ups or delivery options
  • www.jrfisheries.com
 

SERVICES & UPDATES AROUND TOWN
 
Alaska Waste
  • Normal operations
   
Post Office
  • Open for business as usual
  • No longer using recycled slips for packages
  • Cleaning protocols increased to hourly
   
American Legion
  • Call Mike Calhoon at 224-5440 for info
   
Seward Rotary
  • Collecting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in unopened original packaging that can be distributed to front line care providers in town; drop site on porch at Rez Art
   
Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Exit Glacier trails are open for hiking, but all facilities are closed, including public use cabins and toilets
  • Call 422-0500 for information
   
Senior Center
  • Individuals over 60 years old call 224-5604 to sign up for Meals On Wheels
   
Alaska Railroad
  • No cruise line updates available at this time
  • Passenger trains are cancelled; freight trains are running
   
Port
  • Crowley tugs leaving Seward with local workers to bring critical items (fuel, groceries and supplies) to western Alaska locations; adhering to strict health protocols
   
Chamber of Commerce
  • Assisting businesses with applying for SBA loans
  • Gathering info on open businesses, hours, etc.; log your info at www.seward.com or email business info to membership@seward.com
  • Contact directly at 224-8051 with questions about your business
   
Glacierview Apartments
  • Closed to visitors
  • Only medical and personal care representatives allowed
  • Delivery table set up at entrance; use intercom system to alert residents of deliveries
  • All common rooms closed
  • Following CDC cleaning protocols for shared areas
   
Fire Department
  • Sign up to receive Alert and Advisory messages by texting the zip code 99664 to the number 888777
   
Police Department
  • Inbound calls to Seward 911 or Seward dispatch that require in person response will be required to answer screening questions to enable responders to adequately prepare
   
Sip ‘N Spin Laundromat
  • No more than 5 people in the building at one time
  • Laundry vouchers can be redeemed Mondays from 12 – 4 pm; laundry must be on site and done during this time
  • Sundays reserved for elders over 60 and anyone with compromised immune system
  
If you want to have an update on any location not listed here, please send an email request to clerk@cityofseward.net and we’ll include them in the next report. Reports will be sent on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons until no longer needed.
 
If you wish to sign up for the City Clerk’s email distribution list, send an email request to clerk@cityofseward.net.
 
 
For more information
 
Alaska Dept. Health & Social Services          www.coronavirus.alaska.gov
 
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention     www.cdc.gov
 
Governor Dunleavy Mandates                        https://gov.alaska.gov/home/covid19-healthmandates
 
City of Seward                                               www.cityofseward.us
 
Nixle                                                               www.nixle.com

Address/Location
City of Seward
410 Adams St
Seward, AK 99664

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-224-4046

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