Preventative Emergency Declaration
March 19, 2020
Two new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been identified
in Fairbanks, bringing the total known cases in Alaska to three. Conditions and guidance regarding COVID-19 is changing by the hour. Please understand the following facts about COVID-19 and Wrangell:
Persons Most at Risk: 1) Persons age 60 and older; 2) Persons with underlying health conditions.
Wrangell's Age: Wrangell has one of, if not the, highest population of Senior Citizens, per capita, in Alaska. That means a significant percentage of the Wrangell population is within the category most at risk for COVID-19.