37 micrograms, FDA’s approved limit for human consumption
is 80 micrograms and lower. Higher than 80 micrograms are considered unsafe PSP levels. The Agdaagux Tribe of King Cove neither encourages nor discourages the use of local shellfish, but provides this information and services for the community to make an educated decision regarding shellfish consumption.
For more accurate testing it is recommended people submit a sample from their harvest, wait for the results and only consume tested clams that are below 80.
PLEASE TAKE CAUTION AS THE WATER TEMPERATURE RISES
Alaska Airlines is launching new service to Western Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.
Nonstop passenger flights will soon be offered between Anchorage and Cold Bay, Dillingham and King Salmon.
“With the loss of air service to Dutch Harbor, this new service will provide an option for residents and travelers to connect to Unalaska on other carriers,” said Marilyn Romano, the company’s regional vice president.
Service to and from Cold Bay begins on May 16 and will be offered twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Service to and from Dillingham and King Salmon begins May 18, with Dillingham flights being offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and King Salmon flights on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Cargo service will also be available soon to Cold Bay, Dillingham and King Salmon.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Alaska Airlines has taken on extra cleaning measures and blocked out middle seats to create extra space between guests.
Detailed information and tickets are available now on the Alaska Airlines website or by calling 1-800-252-7522.
KING COVE HARBOR COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
While the City of King Cove acknowledges the importance of business owners’ rights to engage in lawful
business within the City without undue interference by local government, it also recognizes that due to
the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the significant risk posed to public health and safety, the City must
require business owners/operators to take measures to protect themselves and their employees.
- Business operators and fishermen shall be required to educate themselves and their
employees regarding COVID-19 symptoms and safety measures that may provide greater
protection from COVID-19, including but not limited to frequent hand washing, social distancing
and wearing masks in enclosed spaces.
- Fishermen and operators shall limit interaction with the community and other fishermen to
the fullest extent possible while tied up or purchasing supplies. Both AC store and Gould’s Store
offer delivery services. Please minimize the number of trips to the stores to limit your exposure
to the community.
- During the voluntary 14 Day Quarantine, Captain and Crew on board vessels may proceed
with routine work as necessary but must keep social distance of no less than 6 feet from all noncrew members. It is expected that, when able, social distance between crew members will be
- Captain or crew members not residing on the Vessel are expected to return to their place of
residence after work hours.
- Outdoor recreation such as walking, running, and hiking is acceptable if 6-foot social
distancing is maintained from other community members.
Thank you for your cooperation in this matter, our community’s health depends on it!