The newsletter for the City of Saint Paul, Alaska - December 2020 Edition
Today the City Council of the City of Saint Paul approved a new emergency ordinance regarding protective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 throughout Saint Paul Island.
The City of Saint Paul is announcing a new program to assist Saint Paul Island residents, specifically parents that have been impacted by having to provide for or figure out childcare as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
An emergency ordinance of the council of the City of Saint Paul regarding protective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 throughout Saint Paul Island.
Each Traveler must fill out a form, regardless of age or whether an employer has filed a plan or protocol with the State of Alaska.
This plan and the phases will provide guidance when lifting mandates and restrictions so that Saint Paul Island residents can begin to get back to normal daily living while continuing to protect our community members.
Effective April 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM through May 14, 2020, as may be extended, the City harbor is closed to all vessels except vessels: whose home port is St. Paul; carrying cargo containers or fuel; delivering snow crab; picking up or dropping off crab pots; owned and operated by the federal or state government; exempt from restriction under the Alaska Small Community Emergency Travel Order, or granted access under state or federal law.
All persons in Alaska, except for those engaged in essential health care services, public government services, and essential business activities, are mandated to remain at their place of residence and practice social distancing.
The State of Alaska has issued a mandate that all travelers to Alaska must self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival.
If you are experiencing FEVER, COUGH, OR SHORTNESS OF BREATH, please remain on your vessel and call the harbormaster office at (907) 546-3140 or on VHF channel 16.