Anchorage Police Officers Johnson and Mayes wore masks while keeping the public away as firefighters battled a structure fire in an abandoned restaurant on Fireweed Lane on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. (Bill Roth / ADN)

Much of Alaska has been in social-distancing mode now for weeks now. Different patterns and rhythms of life have evolved. As the pandemic progresses here and around the globe, the way we live our lives will shift. Here are some scenes and situations from the new normal.

Chong, left, and Yung, who each only gave their first names, feed bread to birds on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Cuddy Family Midtown Park. A sign posted nearby requests that people not feed birds and cites municipal code 11.60.320, which prohibits feeding birds on airport property but does not say anything about non-airport property. (Loren Holmes / ADN)


Five friends, looking for a way to meet and talk while properly separated, backed their vehicles toward each other in the parking lot of the Chuck Albrecht Softball Complex Wednesday evening, April 8, 2020. From left are Julie Gagnebin, Courtney Wilson, Jennifer Richey, Melissa Thompson and Beth Palmatier. They said they might otherwise meet around Palmatier’s backyard fire pit. “It’s our break from reality,” Gagnebin said. “And a lot of laughter,” Richey added. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Pheng Scott pulled a cart wearing a Wonder Woman shirt and a cape as she helped collect donated food by her neighbors in the Eagle Pointe subdivision nestled behind Eagle River High School on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. (Bill Roth / ADN)
A People Mover bus passes by a sign posted at a bus stop on Benson Boulevard on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. People Mover temporarily suspended fixed-route service at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Election worker Jean Sondrud wore a mask while processing ballots at the MOA Election Center during the regular municipal election on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Lucky Grocery & Deli remains closed due to Covid-19 on Thursday, April 9, 2020 in downtown Anchorage. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Capstone Clinic is operating a respirator illness diagnostic and treatment center in its Wasilla parking lot. A referral is not enough to for drive-up patients to receive a test for COVID-19, according to Capstone medical director Dr. Wade Erickson. Patients must first be screened and approved by Capstone’s telemedicine system. (Marc Lester / ADN)
A sign outside the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center says ’heroes work here ’ on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz shows his Alaska-themed face covering at the start of a briefing on the coronavirus situation from the Office of Emergency Managment building on April 8, 2020. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Moose’s Tooth bartender Josh Bleznak wears a pineapple costume and works as a doorman at the Midtown Anchorage restaurant on Friday, March 20, 2020. Bleznak’s job is to keep the flow customers picking up orders to five at a time inside the restaruant. He also said he hopes to make people smile. “Let’s have people enjoy themselves in a time that kind of sucks,” Bleznak said. (Marc Lester / ADN)
A discarded face mask lies on the A Street sidewalk March 30, 2020. (Anne Raup / ADN)
Emergency responders from the Anchorage Fire Department answer a call at Ben Boeke Arena, which is serving as a homeless shelter, April 1, 2020. (Anne Raup / ADN)