"My view of this whole thing is that it is turning into a witch hunt directed at the police department by a few individuals," wrote Mike Hicks, former Cordova police chief and current Cordova fire chief. “This needs to end now. It will destroy your police department."
“We’re moving forward toward that day when we’re going to say, ‘No more masks,’” City Manager Helen Howarth said.
As the production of disinfectant wipes has increased, so has the number of wipes clogging up Cordova’s sewer system.
Cordova City Council will, at its Wednesday, May 19 meeting, consider repealing the city's mask mandate and relaxing its emergency public health rules.
At a Wednesday, May 19 meeting, Cordova City Council voted unanimously to repeal most local COVID-19 rules, including a rule requiring the wearing of face coverings.
The city of Cordova raised its public health alert level Monday, July 12.
Beginning Sunday, Aug. 1, the city of Cordova will require all its employees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or to be tested weekly for the virus.
A panel discussion on the impact of drugs and alcohol on Cordova is scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m Tuesday, Sept. 14 at the Cordova Center.
A public forum on the topic of COVID-19 and vaccinations is scheduled for 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the Cordova Center.
"When somebody who’s using casually, or even heavily, ends up with a problem… they stop using," Dr. Brian Iutzi said. "They put it down. They don’t pick it back up. The problem with addiction is, there’s a certain percentage of people out there that are unable to put it down, even if it’s killing them."
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