One Positive Test on Saint Paul Island
2021 St. Paul Island Guide to Social Distancing and Hunkering DownOn March 31, 2021, Saint Paul Island Unified Command was informed that an individual performing essential work in our community has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual tested negative for COVID-19 prior to traveling to the island. The individual will complete a 10-day isolation on the island. The Saint Paul Island Unified Command has taken the following steps to insure the safety of the community:
- Individuals who traveled with the positive individual were contacted and will start a new 14-day quarantine.
- The individuals that were working the with positive individual and those individuals they reside with were contacted and will start a 14-day quarantine.
- Today the City Council of the City of Saint Paul approved Emergency Ordinance 21-93 Proclamation of Emergency "Hunker Down" to Prevent the Spread of Covid-19 Throughout Saint Paul Island. The “hunker down” will begin April 1st at 6:00 pm and end on April 15th at 6:00 pm. This ordinance extended Emergency Ordinance 21-92 for an additional 30 days. This was not an easy decision but ultimately the safest decision for our community.
You can download a copy of the 2021 St. Paul Island Guide to Social Distancing and Hunkering Down. Please make sure to share this guide with your family, friends and co-workers.
The various entities will be posting information regarding how the “hunker down” may effect services, hours, etc.
Please do your part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community and keep our community safe by following this emergency ordinance and the guide. For up to date Saint Paul Island COVID information please visit our response page at: https://covid19.stpaulak.com.