State releases two new health mandates in response to COVID-19 spread

WRANGELL­–Governor Mike Dunleavy announced two new statewide health mandates Monday, March 23, in response to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in Alaska. These are the ninth and tenth health mandates the state government has announced regarding the virus. Many local communities have been taking steps of their own to mitigate the risk of the virus spreading further. These mandates, however, are meant to help statewide efforts to combat COVID-19.

The first of these two mandates, Mandate 009 took effect on March 24. All businesses and other gatherings where individuals are within six feet of each o...


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