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Watch live: Anchorage acting mayor announces new COVID-19 emergency order

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: March 4
  • Published March 4
Acting Mayor to announce new Emergency Order EO-19

Today, the Acting Mayor is announcing a new Emergency Order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Acting Mayor is joined by Anchorage Health Department (AHD) Epidemiologist Dr. Janet Johnston, AHD Director Heather Harris, Municipal Attorney Kate Vogel, Office of Economic and Community Development Director Chris Schutte, and University of Alaska medical doctor and infectious disease epidemiologist Dr. Thomas Hennessy. The community briefing is available on Acting Mayor Quinn-Davidson’s Facebook page and Municipal Channel 9 on GCI cable. American Sign Language (ASL) access is available at

Posted by Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson will announce a new Anchorage pandemic emergency order in a public briefing at 2 p.m. Thursday to be livestreamed on Facebook.

Joining the acting mayor will be Janet Johnston, epidemiologist with the Anchorage Health Department Heather Harris, director of the Anchorage Health Department; Dr. Tom Hennessy, infectious disease epidemiologist, UAA College of Health; Kate Vogel, municipal attorney; and Chris Schutte, director of the Office of Economic and Community Development.

The briefing can also be watched on Municipal Channel 9 on GCI cable.