A harmful algae bloom was found this summer in clams 70 miles north of St. Lawrence Island and 50 miles north of Cape Lisburne. This algae had high concentrations of a toxin that is unsafe for human consumption.
Anyone in the region can get tested for COVID-19, and vaccinations are now available on a priority basis.
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