Tag: COVID-19

CDC Health Guidelines for Cruises Challenged by State of Florida

Major outbreaks on the Diamond Princess and other cruise liners in 2020 were our first glimpse into the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s now been over a year since cruise ships have risen their anchors and those in the industry are eager to dip their toe back in. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Written by Welcome on February 21, 2024

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Florida Injunction Puts Pressure on CDC to Restart the Cruise Ship Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately put a lot of industries in jeopardy thanks to the regulations set forth by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The cruise liner business is no exception. The industry is home to over five thousand jobs and creates millions of dollars in annual revenue each year. However, this…

Written by Welcome on February 21, 2024

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New Compact COVID Test May Save Alaska’s Salmon Season in 2021

Small Alaskan town Unalaska is home to the port of Dutch Harbor, which is an integral area for the state’s salmon fishing season. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA), Dutch Harbor has ranked as one of the top ports in regard to volume of seafood for 22 years in a row. The…

Written by Welcome on February 21, 2024

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Covid-19 Outbreak at Alaska Trident Plant Grows to 135 Workers

Trident Seafoods’ continues to fight a worsening COVID-19 outbreak at its fish processing facility in Akutan, Alaska.  The plant, which processes pollock, cod, and crab provided by a fleet of fishing vessels, now has 135 positive coronavirus cases.  Evacuations by air and sea have been carried out for some employees.   As of Tuesday, January 26,…

Written by Welcome on February 21, 2024

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COVID-19 Outbreak at a Trident Plant in Alaska to Cause Three Week Closure

Several workers at a Trident Seafoods’ facility in Akutan, Alaska tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week.  Those infected were evacuated for treatment in Anchorage.  The facility typically employs between 700 and 1,400 people and is a seafood processing hub for pollock, crab, and cod from the Bering Sea.  It operates as a closed campus…

Written by Welcome on February 21, 2024

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