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Restricted access and screening policy in place at Bartlett Regional Hospital

March 13, 2020 – News

As part of a plan for the possible arrival of the first local cases of COVID-19, Bartlett Regional Hospital is restricting access to the hospital …

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Schools close Monday & Tuesday for teacher in-service; all other CBJ facilities remain open

March 13, 2020 – News

The Juneau School District will close schools for in-service teacher training on Monday and Tuesday, March 16 and 17. The closure will allow teachers to …

As Princess Cruises takes 60-day pause, CBJ wants to “flatten the curve” in Juneau

March 12, 2020 – News

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Princess Cruises announced this morning that it will voluntarily pause global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two …

DOT closes Thane Road March 12

March 12, 2020 – News

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities has closed Thane Road effective immediately. A natural avalanche event occurred this morning and crossed Thane Road. Avalanche Hazards …

City Manager: What “flatten the curve” means & how Juneau can do it

March 12, 2020 – News

For very good reason, “Flatten the Curve” is trending, so let’s explain it and understand what it means to Juneau and local decision-making. Confirmed cases …

First case of COVID-19 confirmed by Alaska State Public Health Laboratory is an international resident

March 12, 2020 – News

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced Alaska’s first presumptive positive case of coronavirus disease 2019 …

School district closes Sayeik: Gastineau March 13 as a precaution

March 12, 2020 – News

Update – According to the Juneau School District, the virus test results were negative. Original post – Sayeik: Gastineau was notified late today that a …

Assembly to hear regular public updates on COVID-19

March 11, 2020 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly will be getting regular updates on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) at the start of all meetings of the …

City Manager responds to Port of Seattle cancelling early cruise season sailings

March 11, 2020 – News

The Port of Seattle announced today that it has cancelled the April 1 and April 5 planned sailings of the Seattle 2020 cruise season. The …

Anticipating COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Dunleavy declares public health disaster emergency

March 11, 2020 – News

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy today issued a declaration of public health disaster emergency in response to the COVID-19 anticipated outbreak. The declaration initiates a unified …