Three out of four of Unalaska’s fish processing plants, including Alyeska, don’t operate as closed campuses, and many employees have families who live or work in the community.
It’s the largest single day jump in cases the state has seen so far
The twelve seafood workers in Dillingham tested positive for COVID-19 while under quarantine, the Bristol Bay hub town announced late Monday, sparking anxiety in the small community.
The combined number of resident and nonresident cases of 24 was the third-highest daily total reported during the pandemic.
Foreign fisheries exporting seafood to the U.S. will now have to meet the same standards for protecting whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals as American fisheries do.
JEDC’s 3rd annual Innovation Summit is Wednesday and Thursday at Juneau’s Centennial Hall.