AK Governor closes public facilities

Posted by Kyle Schneider on 3/16/2020

Per the Governor's public health mandate on 13 March 2020, visitiation has been suspended at:

  • Department of Corrections Facilities
  • Division of Juvenile Justice Facilties
  • Alaska Military Youth Academy
  • Alaska Psychiatric Institute

and visition has been limited at:

  • Alaska Pioneer Homes.

In addition schools are being closed to students from March 16th through March 27th.

On March 16th, 2020 the governor has also closed to the public, from March 17, 2020 through March 31, 2020:

  • State-operated libraries
  • State-operated archives
  • State-operated musuems

Staff in state-operated libraries, archives, and museums will continue to serve the public through telephone, web, and other modes.

In addition, the governor has ordered that residential school programs return students to their families and home communities by March 27th, 2020.

Governor's Memo

Governor's Memo