COVID 19 Updates

03-27-2020

On March 27, 2020, Governor Dunleavy issued two additional COVID-19 related health mandate.

Health Mandate 11 - Social Distancing & Health

Health Mandate 12 - Intrastate Travel

Past Updates


03-23-2020

On March 23, 2020, Governor Dunleavy issued two additional COVID-19 related health mandate.

Health Mandate 9.1 - State of Alaska - Personal Care Services & Gatherings

Health Mandate 10.1 - International and Interstate Travel - Order for Self-Quarantine


03-23-2020

On March 23, 2020, Governor Dunleavy issued two additional COVID-19 related health mandate.

Health Mandate 9.1 - State of Alaska - Personal Care Services & Gatherings

Health Mandate 10.1 - International and Interstate Travel - Order for Self-Quarantine


03-20-2020

On March 20, 2020, Governor Dunleavy issued the seventh and eighth COVID-19 related health mandate.

Health Mandate 7.1 - Fairbanks & Ketchikan, Personal Care Services

Health Mandandte 8.1 - Public & Private Schools Suspended Through May 1, 2020


03-19-2020

On March 19, 2020, Governor Dunleavy issued the fifth and sixth COVID-19 related health mandate.

Health Mandate 5.1 - Elective Medical Procedures

Health Mandate 6.1 - Elective Dental Procedures


03-17-2020

On March 17, 2020, Governor Dunleavy issued the third and fourth COVID-19 related health mandate.

Health Mandate 3.1 - Statewide Closure of Restaurants, Bars

Health Mandate 4.1 - Traveler Guidance, Level 3 and Level 2


03-16-2020

On March 16, 2020, Governor Dunleavy issued the second COVID-19 related health mandate. Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today issued the State of Alaska’s COVID-19 Health Mandate 002 to prevent and slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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03-14-2020

On March 13, 2020, Governor Dunleavy issued the first COVID-19 related health mandate. Public schools are closed statewide through 3/30. Visitation to Alaska Pioneer Homes is limited. Read more on the health mandate.

To help decrease the spread of COVID-19, until further notice, Capitol Complex access is limited to lawmakers, staff, administration officials, and credentialed press. All LIOs are practicing social distancing by closing to in-person assistance. LIO staff are still available by phone, email and chat.

For building access, please call Security at 465-1414. These unprecedented steps are temporary, but necessary to protect the health and safety of Alaskans and ensure the Legislature is able to finalize budgets and other important matters.

Please continue to participate in the public process by following Gavel Alaska, AKL.TV, and through written and telephone testimony.

Read more on Alaska's response to COVID-19.


03-13-2020

To help decrease the spread of COVID-19, until further notice, Capitol Complex access is limited to lawmakers, staff, administration officials, and credentialed press.

For building access, please call Security at 465-1414.

These unprecedented steps are temporary, but necessary to protect the health and safety of Alaskans and ensure the Legislature is able to finalize budgets and other important matters.

Please continue to participate in the public process by following Gavel Alaska, AKL.TV, and through written and telephone testimony.


03-12-2020

On Wednesday March 11, 2020, Governor Mike Dunleavy declared a public health emergency in response to what is still an anticipated outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Alaska. The Legislative Information Offices frequently serve members of the public that represent higher risk groups for the COVID-19 virus.

To support ongoing public health efforts, we are taking the proactive step of closing rural LIOs to public in-person traffic. Assistance is only available at rural locations by phone or email beginning Thursday, March 12, 2020. For impacted constituents wishing to testify during a legislative hearing, please call the Juneau LIO at 907-465-4648 for further instruction.