Gov. Dunleavy issues health mandate including closures, limited access in state run depts., schools

In a press conference Friday evening Governor Dunleavy issued his first health mandate. Discussing different departments within the state that will be closed to the public or have limited access and closures within the K-12 public school system. (Courtesy of the Office of the Governor)
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) In a press conference Friday evening Governor Dunleavy issued his first health mandate. Discussing different departments within the State of Alaska that will be closed to the public or have limited access and closures within the K-12 public school system.

Governor Dunleavy suspended all visitation to correctional centers, and limited visitation to behavioral health, and Pioneer homes.

He went on to discuss the expanded spring break for all K-12 schools in the State of Alaska through March 30th, 2020. Teachers and staff will participate in what will be considered 'in-service' days and students will not be present on campus.

Health alerts were also discussed and best practices for prevention as outlined by the CDC, were reiterated.

Once the press conference is finished we will update this story with the most up to date information available.

As of the time of the press conference there are no new confirmed cases of coronavirus/COVID-19 in the state of Alaska.

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