Coronavirus Closures and Postponements

    STATE OF ALASKA MANDATES

    JUNEAU RADIO CENTER

    • Lobby closed to visitors and non-employees
    • Please call 586-3630 for more information

    JUNEAU SCHOOL DISTRICT  (more info: https://www.juneauschools.org)

    • no student attendance or student activities  ONGOING
    • FOOD DISTRIBUTION DURING SCHOOL CLOSURE

      The Juneau School District is providing free breakfast and lunch on weekdays during school closures. On Fridays, families will now also receive additional weekend meals at pick up.

      Food is available for any JSD and Head Start student at any school distribution site, through a partnership between the School District, NANA Management Services, and First Student.

      First Student buses are in the parking lots of designated schools. First Student staff greets students and provides pre-packaged meals, maintaining social distancing. Students do not have to be present.

      Meals are available at the following distribution sites:

      9 am - 11 am Weekdays
      Sayeik: Gastineau Elementary School
      11 am - noon bus will go to Cedar Park Apartments

      9 am - noon Weekdays
      Harborview Elementary School
      Riverbend Elementary School
      Glacier Valley Elementary School
      Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School
      Floyd Dryden Middle School
      Riverside Baptist Church (4395 Riverside Dr)

    • INTERNET OFFERS FROM ACS/GCI
      •  ACS and GCI have special options for families who currently don’t have internet access. Please  see below:
        ACS
        Students (or their family member) and educators can get one month free, no up-front installation fee and a 10% discount on Unlimited Internet. (We never cap or limit data.)

                 

    CITY AND BOROUGH OF JUNEAU 

    more info: juneau.org/covid-19 // In concert with the State of Alaska’s COVID-19 Health Mandate closing all public and private schools to students through May 1, the City and Borough of Juneau will be extending current closures of similar public facilities for the same duration.

    • Augustus Brown Pool
    • Dimond Park Aquatic Center
    • Mount Jumbo Gym
    • Public Libraries -- see Covid-19 Mitigation Plan
      • Valley Public Library - Reopening 5/31
      • Douglas Public Library - Reopening 6/1
      • Downtown Public Library - Reopening 6/1
    • Juneau-Douglas City Museum - Reopening 6/5
      • Starting June 5th the City Museum will be open Thursday through Sunday from 10:00am-4:00pm each week with the exception of June 5th when the Museum will be open until 7:00pm for an exhibit opening. The modified schedule is part of the City Museum’s COVID-19 Mitigation Plan, which is in place to protect the health of City Museum visitors, staff, and volunteers while providing access to exhibits and museum services.
      • see Covid-19 Mitigation Plan
    • Senior Open Gym
    • Dimond Field House
    • Treadwell Ice Arena
    • Zach Gordon Youth Center will be open week of 6/1, Monday through Friday from 3pm-6pm. For ZGYC updates, please visit their facebook.
    • The Jensen-Olson Arboretum has been open Wednesdays through Sundays, 9am-5pm, public is encouraged to social distance.
    • The Eagle Valley Center is still available for reservations with some restrictions.

     

    • In order to protect the community through social distancing, the CBJ Docks & Harbors Department asks that customers please call or email instead of visiting the office starting today, March 25. Administrative staff will be available to help remotely with all harbor needs from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 

      If Juneau Harbors is unable to assist you by phone or email, an in-office appointment can be scheduled Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. If you would like to make a payment or purchase a launch ramp permit online, visit the Launch Permit & Bill Pay Website (bit.ly/2WHSSgP).

      For more information, email harbormaster@juneau.org, or call Aurora Harbor at 907-586-5255, or Statter Harbor at 907-789-0819.

    • Advisors at the Alaska Small Business Development Center are standing by to assist Juneau businesses as they weather these difficult times. You can file for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan, view a training video, or stay up to date with Alaska SBDC's COVID-19 Resource Center. https://aksbdc.org/covid19/

    BARTLETT REGIONAL HOSPITAL

    Update: BRH Visitor Directive (5/29/20)

    • Effective Monday, June 1st at 6:00 AM, Bartlett Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department will be altering its visitor policy. To provide safe, effective, and quality care visitation will be allowed in a limited fashion.

      • Each non isolation patient, the patient will be allowed to designate one visitor which will be the designated visitor. This visitor would be expected to be a spouse or caregiver that resides with the patient in their home. Any exception of this would require House Supervisor or Administrator on call approval. It will be the expectation of Bartlett Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department that all visitors remain in the patient room or designated patient treatment area and adhere immediately to any request made by BRH staff.
      • Any visitor leaving the treatment area of the patient they are accompanying may be asked to leave the department if the visitor leaves the space with explicit permission to do so.
      • It is required all visitors comply with the universal masking policies set forth by both state and local regulations while in hospital. In an effort to preserve the hospitals PPE for patient care, it is the expectation that all visitors come prepared to supply their own mask.
      • Visitation to patients in isolation will not be permitted, unless the visitor meets the exclusion criteria. There will not be a swapping in and out of support person or approved visitor.
      • Attempts will continue to be made to supply as much information and to connect patients with their loved ones to the extent possible using communication devices such as cell phones, IPad, etc.
      • The cafeteria will be open to any approved visitor during normal business hours as long as the visitor is wearing an armband, marking them as a visitor, and social distancing will be required at all times while accessing the Café.

     

    • If you or a loved one is experiencing a Behavioral Health Crisis, know that Mental Health Clinicians are on site 24/7 ready to assist you.  Services can be accessed through the Emergency Department.  In addition, the outpatient clinic is operating  telehealth services 8am-7pm Monday through Thursday and 8am-5pm on Fridays.  Please call the main line at 907-796-8498 to arrange an appointment. 
    • Individuals and groups are also making protective cloth masks. Such masks are not considered PPE. Bartlett Regional Hospital Infection Preventionist Charlee Gribbon sees a need for washable gowns and secure, lightweight face shields. Gribbon requests that PPE and mask makers seek guidance from hospital approved sources.  More info here: https://beta.juneau.org/newsroom-item/now-accepting-volunteers-and-requests-for-assistance

    SOUTHEAST ALASKA FOOD BANK

    • To minimize the possible exposure of our Saturday morning volunteers and others to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the SEAFB is implementing new procedures for our Saturday morning food distributions. Individuals who come to the SEAFB on Saturday mornings will receive a pre-assembled box of food. The boxes of food will be distributed to individuals outside the SEAFB, we are no longer allowing individuals to come inside and circulate. As the safety of our volunteers, manager, and those we serve is paramount this procedure will remain in effect until we are allowed to return to our customary way of getting food to those in need. The SEAFB board of directors and Manager appreciate your patience and understanding in the way we respond to this pandemic.
    • Please donate - http://www.sealaskafoodbank.org/

    STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

    • Limited to lawmakers, employees of the Legislature, the governor's administration and credentialed journalists.

    STATE OFFICE BUILDING

    • There will be no more Theatre Organ concerts at the State Office Building until further notice. This due to all the cancellations and closures. Notice will be sent out when concerts resume.

    JUNEAU FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

    DOUGLAS FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

    TLINGIT AND HAIDA

    • Offices in Juneau, Alaska and all remote field offices will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020 and will remain in effect until further notice.
    • Tlingit & Haida will continue to operate during normal business hours.
    • 85th Annual Tribal Assembly Postponed

    SEALASKA HERITAGE

    UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA SOUTHEAST

    • UAS campuses are currently closed and classes are suspended through March 20th for an extended spring break. UAS employees will be available 8am-5pm during the closure to answer urgent questions: uas.virusresponse@alaska.edu, (907) 796‑6100, or (877) 465‑4827

    ALASKA PIONEER HOMES

    • Coronavirus Precautions Implemented (more info: http://dhss.alaska.gov/daph/Pages/default.aspx)
    • Precautions will now include all of the following: • Limit of one adult visitor per day per resident • Visitation will take place in resident’s room • Screening and sign in will continue upon entry into the building • Visitors who have any signs of infection will be asked to visit at another time • Visitors will be encouraged to limit their movement within the home

    CRUISE LINES

    • Cruise Lines International Association: ocean-going cruise lines will be voluntarily and temporarily suspending operations from U.S. ports for 30 days starting March 14.
    • Holland America: pausing operations of its 14 ships through April 14.
    • Princess Cruises: All cruises on its 18 ships are canceled until May 10.

    SEARHC

    • SEARHC Going Virtual and Expanding Test Criteria
    • Suspension certain non-emergent services in response to the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) developments.  In an announcement made by the SEARHC Incident Command System (ICS), restrictions have been applied to dental, optometry, patient travel, and elective surgery effective immediately, allowing staff to focus on core healthcare services and prepare for increased volumes due to potential outbreak.

    AEL&P

    • Main Lobby Closed
    • Drive-Thru Open 
    • More info: AELP.com

    ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

    • Visitation at DOC institutions statewide has been temporarily suspended.

    BLESSING OF THE FLEET

    • Ceremony will be done virtually.  In accordance with State health directives, there will be no gathering at the Wall this year.  Video will be posted at: akcfmemorial.org

    ALASKA FOLK FEST

    LION'S CLUB GOLD MEDAL BASKETBALL

    COMMUNITY-WIDE CLEAN-UP

    • Community-wide Cleanup has been postponed to a future date to be announced. In addition, the Youth Litter Patrol program has been temporarily suspended.

    GREATER JUNEAU CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 

    • Suspending its weekly luncheons until further notice

    JUNEAU GOLD RUSH DAYS

    JUNEAU JOB CENTER 

    • Building closed to public until April 30
    • Call for unemployment & job needs - 907-465-2952

    JUNEAU RAPTOR CENTER

    • The Juneau Raptor Center has established new protocol for bird rescues due to the hunker down orders from the state. We will no longer be going to homes to pick up injured birds. If you see a bird outside that needs to be rescued, please call our emergency pager at 790-5424. If you pick it up and call us we will not be able to come get it. 

    JUNEAU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

    • Rescheduled: Dr. Stephen Radcliffe, we will perform Heroic Pictures June 27th & 28th at Juneau Douglas High School
    • Postponing March 28th special fund raising event, Beethoven and Brews 
    • more info: https://www.juneausymphony.org/rescheduled-events

    PERSEVERANCE THEATRE

    • Postponing all live performances of Fun Home

    SOUTHEAST ALASKA GARDEN CONFERENCE

    • Cancelled

    NATIVE YOUTH OLYMPICS

    UAS AND JUNEAU WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNUAL FORUM

    • Cancelled

    UAS ALUMNI & FRIENDS SPRING DINNER AND AUCTION

    • Cancelled

    ALASKA WOMEN'S LOBBY / CARLA TIMPONE ACTIVISM AWARDS

    • Postponed

    JUNEAU ROTARACT FASHION SHOW

    • Postponed

    JUNEAU-GLACIER VALLEY ROTARY CLUB

    • Pillars of America Speaker Series 2020 Cancelled

    JUNEAU-GASTINEAU ROTARY CLUB

    • Postponed ARC-Assemblages Recycle Competition 2020 to Sept. 26 @ JACC from 12:30-5

    SOUTHEAST ALASKA LAND TRUST

    • POSTPONED: The SEAL Trust 25th Anniversary Celebration and Fiddlehead Pop-Up Dinner

    DIOCESE OF JUNEAU

    • no public celebration of Mass across the Diocese of Juneau or other large gatherings - effective Saturday, March 14th through Friday, March 27th· This includes all public Liturgies, Masses, Benedictions, Stations of the Cross, faith formation classes, and other types of church activities.

    JUMP FILM FESTIVAL

    • Spring Edition Postponed

    TROUT UNLIMITED

    • Fly Fishing Film Tour Screening Postponed

    JUNEAU SKATING CLUB

    • All Learn to Skate lessons are cancelled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season.

    • All figure skating ice is cancelled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season.

    • The 2020 Spring Show, Colors of the Rainforest, has been cancelled.

    • The Test Session and Competition scheduled for 23 to 25 April is cancelled.

    NATIONAL EVENTS 

    • Major League Baseball: The MLB announced its decision to suspend spring training games and to delay the start of the 2020 regular season by at least two weeks. 
    • NCAA Championship Tournaments: The NCAA president and board of governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. 
    • National Basketball Association: The NBA has suspended game play until further notice. 
    • National Hockey League: Season ended, moves to create special Playoffs NHL.com

     

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