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Health Mandate 019: intrastate travel is permitted under the following conditions...

Definition for purposes of Mandate 018: a. "Road System" is defined as any community connected by a road to the Seward, Parks, Klondike, Richardson, Sterling, Glenn, or Top of the World Highways. b. "Marine Highway System" is defined as any community served by the Alaska Marine Highway System or the Inter-Island Ferry System. c. "Critical Personal Needs" is defined as those needs that are critical to meeting a person's individual or family needs. Those needs include buying, selling, or delivering groceries and home goods; obtaining fuel for vehicles or residential needs; transporting family members for out-of-home care, essential health needs, or for purposes of child custody exchanges; receiving essential health care; providing essential health care to a family member; obtaining other important goods; and engaging in subsistence activities. d. "Essential Services/Critical Infrastructure" is defined as businesses included in "Alaska 's Essential Services and Critical Infrastructure " (formerly Attachment A) II. Intrastate Travel Between Communities Located On The Road System And/Or The Marine Highway System is permitted for all purposes. Note: travelers may travel between the Road System and Marine Highway System communities via any normal means of transportation, including vehicle, boat, ferry, aircraft, and commercial air carrier. III. All Travel To Or From A Community Off The Road System Or The Marine Highway System Is Prohibited, except As Necessary For: IV. a. Critical Personal Needs b. The conduct of Essential Services/Critical Infrastructure General Requirements a. No one traveling to or from any community for Critical Infrastructure/Essential Services reasons or Critical Personal Needs travel may be subject to any automatic quarantine or isolation on arrival, except as allowed under Alaska Statutes or Health Mandates. b. Air carriers, ferries, and other travel-related businesses have no duty to verify that intrastate travelers meet the criteria for permissible travel under this Mandate. Air carriers shall inquire if travelers are permitted to travel under this Mandate and shall rely upon a traveler's assurance that they are eligible to travel. c. Groups traveling are subject to Mandate 016, Attachment N, Social Distancing. d. All businesses, whether Essential Services/Critical Infrastructure or nonessential/non-critical, that have staff traveling between communities, must file a protective plan with akcovidplan The plan should outline how the business will avoid the spread of COVID-19 and not endanger lives in the communities in which the business wants to operate, endanger others who serve as a part of the business community, or endanger the ability of critical infrastructure For the latest information on COVID-19, visit coronaviru State of Alaska COVID-19 Mandate 018 Intrastate Travel Page 2 of3 to function. If you have already submitted a plan pursuant to a prior Health Mandate, you do not need to submit another plan. Visit https://covid 19 e-plans/ for guidance. e. Alaskans should refer to other Health Mandates and guidance as necessary and appropriate. V. Precautions while traveling: a. Stops shall be minimized on the way to the final destination. b. If travelers must stop for food, gas, or supplies, only one traveler shall engage with the third-party vendor. All travelers must practice social distancing by keeping six feet away from others when possible, and avoid crowded places whenever possible. Cloth face coverings should be used whenever a traveler engages with a third-party vendor(s). c. Travelers, traveling by car or vehicle, who have to stop shall wash their hands or use hand sanitizer before exiting, and immediately after returning to, the car or vehicle. ***This Health Mandate Supersedes Mandate 012, Attachment B, and Mandate 016- Attachment M.

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