Dear Shareholders, Business Partners, Vendors, and Customers,
We value each of you and prioritize your health and wellness. We want to update you on our Corporation measures relating to the COVID-19 virus. We have formed a Corporate Emergency Response Team that meets daily to promote health and minimize exposure among our stakeholders and communities.
As you may know, the first case of COVID-19 in Alaska was announced by Governor Dunleavy on March 12, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. As the outbreak progresses in the U.S. and Alaska, we will implement and improve ongoing measures to promote public health within Sitnasuak operations, sponsored events and meetings.
Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, through Tuesday, March 31, 2020, we are closing public access to our Sitnasuak Nome and Anchorage offices. We invite and encourage you to use telephone and electronic communications or to call for scheduling an appointment when needed for in-person business. This measure will help to lower exposure to the virus and support community-level health.
Our Land, Shareholder, Corporate Relations and Human Resources Departments are available by phone and the toll-free number is 1-877-443-2632. Also, we are available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and by web at www.snc.org. We also encourage our Shareholders to sign-up at our Shareholder Portal (https://shareholder.snc.org/home) to update mailing addresses, review dividend/distribution history, and check your record.
For our Alaska based businesses, the following are measures implemented and we encourage business by phone and email:
To increase your awareness and information, please make sure you look beyond news headlines and refer to reputable health sources for information such as the CDC, WHO, and the Alaska Department of Health and Human Services.
It is expected that COVID-19 cases may be mild to moderate, and most individuals are expected to recover within two weeks following good wellness practices as outlined above. Please make time to check on any Elders and/or family members that may need assistance during this time. The virus is a real case of “staying well together” and our collective choices affect everyone around us. A heightened level of health concern is warranted, and we can significantly lower our personal risk and protect those around us by working together and following the above wellness practices.
We appreciate understanding and cooperation from all to help promote health and wellness among all stakeholders within the Sitnasuak community.
Charles E. Fagerstrom, CEO