Juneau Travel Resources
The health, safety, and wellbeing of our community and those visiting is the first priority for Travel Juneau. As the information about COVID-19 is rapidly evolving, we continue to closely monitor and provide the most recent resources. We are seeing the devastating impact the virus is having on businesses around the globe, so here are some ways we can come together (metaphorically) to support Juneau businesses and help our local community during this time.
SUPPORTING EACH OTHER
Travel Juneau is in constant contact with city and state officials, cruise line agencies, airlines, and local tourism partners. Any new information will be added to this page as it becomes available.
We recommend following precautions outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.
- Princess Cruises Voluntary and Temporary Pause
- City and Borough of Juneau
- Juneau International Airport
- Alaska Airlines Update
- Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)
- KINY Broadcast - Hour-long with city officials & CLIA
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- Johns Hopkins CSSE Map
- Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)
- U.S. Travel Association
Facts about COVID-19
- COVID-19 is a respiratory illness first detected in the Hubei province city of Wuhan, China, in late December 2019. On January 30, the World Health Organization declared it a Global Health Emergency. On March 11th it was declared a pandemic.
- Symptoms can include fever, cough and difficulty breathing.
- The virus can be spread via person-to-person contact.
What You Can Do
- As stated by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services "Do your part to fight fear, stigma, and misinformation that can surface when people are anxious about a new disease."
- Practice social distancing if and when you can.
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you don't have soap and water, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If you don't have a tissue, cough and sneeze into the inside of your elbow.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
- Sign up for public email or text notification updates at the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services HERE.