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Juneau issues 'hunker down' order over virus concerns


March 26, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Spread of the coronavirus, with businesses considered nonessential also ordered to close to the public.

The order was to take effect at 5 p.m. Tuesday and last for two weeks. It orders Juneau residents to stay at home as much as possible, except to work in critical jobs, get health care, groceries or other goods deemed critical and get fresh air without contacting others. People, when they do

venture out, are to stay at least six feet from others outside their household when possible.

An extensive list of businesses deemed critical include hospitals, those engaged w...

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