Testing remains a critical tool to help control the spread of COVID-19, and to help detect variants of the virus. As of April 6, about 65% of Sitka’s population had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. That’s great progress however we still have a ways to go before more Sitkans are protected against the virus.
The CDC recommends against travel at this time because it increases the chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. However, we recognize travel is important to Sitkans. If you do travel, please test 72 hours prior to your return flight or use the free testing at the airport upon arrival. A second test 5-14 days after travel is available, free of charge, at the Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport from 5:30pm to 6:30pm daily.
Learn more about the State of Alaska’s guidance for travelers at www.AlaskaSafeTravels.com.