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HOW TO PARTICIPATE

While we can’t forecast what will be required for the restart of our visitor industry, we can begin preparing. 

Research shows that travelers are looking to destination marketing organizations’ (DMOs) websites, like traveljuneau.com, for assurances that a destination is taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously and is responding. They want to know that communities are doing everything reasonably expected to limit exposure to and transmission of COVID-19 and other diseases. 

Participation is easy: Call Partnership Services Lead Colleen Evanco at 907-713-7041. She’ll tag your account and your business name will show as a Juneau Cares participant on the We Care page!

Your business will promise to:
  1. Create protocols and plans to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 and other viral illnesses;
  2. Train staff in the plan;
  3. Implement the plan and enforce its policies for visitors and staff;
  4. Make the plan available to guests and the public; and
  5. Maintain/update the plan as needed, and comply with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

By participating in the Juneau Cares program, our partners demonstrate their commitment to best health practices for viruses like COVID-19 and norovirus. 

Not a Travel Juneau partner yet? No worries – Colleen can walk you through the Juneau Cares process or you can have a contact-only link to your business. 

How to get started on your reopening plans:
  1. Download the Healthy Sail Panel Full Recommendations and the CDC Statement Lifting No-Sail Order of 10-30-20 here to get a sense of what MAY be required. Remember that these are preliminary documents, not the final regulations! Download File

  2. Check out your industry sector professional organization to find sample plans you can tailor to your business. 

  3. Get any other questions answered from Colleen (info above).