Tag: shelter in place

Sitka’s 14-day travel quarantine to remain in effect, for now

The Sitka Assembly is holding the line on its 14-day quarantine policy for all people arriving in the community, for now. During an emergency session held Tuesday (5-5-20) the assembly debated allowing a small subset of essential workers to go straight to work, without quarantining.  Instead, members held off on the partial roll-back, and will consider downgrading the full quarantine at their next regular meeting.  Read More

What ‘Shelter in Place’ means in Sitka

Last Sunday (3-22-20) the City of Sitka issued a strong recommendation that Sitkans "Shelter in Place." Similar recommendations -- and in some places, mandates -- are happening all over the country. KCAW's Katherine Rose spoke with municipal administrator John Leach, and asked him to clarify what "Shelter in Place" means at this time for Sitkans. Read More

City recommends Sitkans ‘shelter in place’

After the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state nearly doubled over the weekend, the city of Sitka is strongly recommending Sitkans stay home and shelter-in-place. City Hall is asking businesses to determine if their services are essential, and whether or not they can operate safely under a shelter-in-place order. If they should close to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Read More
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