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State and local coronavirus mandates, orders, and plans to reopen.

Click here for the latest state health mandates, including plans to reopen businesses with restrictions.

Click here for the latest Anchorage Emergency Orders and updates, including plans to reopen businesses.

Statewide: 

  • (Effective April 24th) Activities and businesses listed below that were previously governed by the referenced Mandates may resume with restrictions:

    Attachment D – Non-Essential Public Facing Businesses Generally – modifies Mandate 011

    Attachment E – Retail Businesses – modifies Mandate 011

    Attachment F – Restaurants Dine-In Services – modifies Mandate 03.1

    Attachment G – Personal Care Services – modifies Mandate 09

    Attachment H – Non-Essential Non-Public-Facing Businesses – modifies Mandate 011

  • (Effective April 24th) Activities and businesses listed below that were previously governed by the referenced Mandates may resume, with restrictions:

    Childcare and Day Camps – modifies Mandate 011

    Fishing Charters – modifies Mandate 011

    Gyms and Fitness Centers – modifies Mandate 03.1

    Lodging and Overnight Camping – modifies Mandate 011

    Intrastate Travel/Outdoor Day Activity – modifies Mandates 011 and 012

  • The statewide school closure of all K-12 public and private schools is being extended to the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
  • All non-case related activities scheduled in the James M. Fitzgerald U.S. Courthouse in Anchorage, the U.S. Courthouse in Fairbanks, and the U.S. Courthouse in Juneau, are canceled until further notice. This includes naturalization ceremonies, attorney admission ceremonies, mock trials, CLE events, school tours, and all other non-case related gatherings. 2. In light of the guidance issued by the federal, state, and local government and to protect the health and safety of defendants, counsel, court staff, and the public, the James M. Fitzgerald U.S. Courthouse in Anchorage, the U.S. Courthouse in Fairbanks, and the U.S. Courthouse in Juneau, shall be closed to the public except to persons with a scheduled appointment or entering to submit a physical filing to the drop box located in the lobby of each courthouse.
  • All theaters, gyms, and bingo halls, and other entertainment facilities are closed.
  • No gatherings of more than 10 people may take place, and if a gathering does take place people must be six feet apart from each other.
  • All people arriving in Alaska must self-quarantine for 14 days and monitor for illness. Arriving residents and workers in self-quarantine, should work from home, unless they support critical infrastructure. 
  • All patients, providers, hospitals and surgical centers are required to postpone or cancel all non-urgent or elective procedures for three months to decrease the overall impact on the Alaska health care structure and preserve personal protective equipment.
  • All libraries, archives, and museums are closed to public.
  • The Alaska legislature says all rural legislative information offices are closed for in-person assistance. Staff will still be providing phone and email support.  
  • Alaska Pioneer Homes have limited visitation.
  • Department of Corrections (DOC) Facilities, Division of Juvenile Justice Facilities, Alaska Military Youth Academy, and the Alaska Psychiatric Institute have suspended visitations.
  • The Alaska School Activities Association has canceled all spring events, championships, regular season contests and practices.

Anchorage:

  • Beginning April 27: Certain businesses will be able to reopen or expand operations once they meet certain safety criteria. Details available here.
  • Extended until May 5.: Anchorage is under an emergency “hunker down” order. Everyone in Anchorage should stay at home as much as possible, except to work in certain critical jobs; to buy, sell, or deliver groceries or other important goods; to receive or provide health care; and to get fresh air without contacting others. 
  • Until June 5: Paper bag fees for businesses are waived, and businesses can temporarily provide customers with plastic bags.
  • All Anchorage municipal libraries and civic, cultural, and recreational facilities where large crowds can gather are closed.
  • People Mover bus services are suspended until further notice. Essential trips will be provided by AnchorRIDES, free of charge. Rides must be scheduled at least one day ahead of time: call 907- 343-6543 or sign up here.
  • All Anchorage and Anchorage School District playgrounds are closed. Parks and trails remain open.
  • The Anchorage Police Department (APD) has closed its front counter at its headquarters. Traffic citations will be handled according to the following:
    Pay by phone: 907-786-2429.
    Correctable Citations: Send an email to [email protected]

 

 


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