Juneau residents deemed “fully vaccinated” for COVID will be granted special privileges not afforded to the non-vaxxed. Those who have received COVID shots can now remove masks in most settings, according to revised mandates for the region.

“If you are fully vaccinated, the City and Borough of Juneau no longer requires masks be worn in most indoor or outdoor settings,” a May 14 notice from the city states.

Juneau’s revised COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies are a near lockstep reflection of the CDC’s updated guidance for fully vaccinated people. The CDC still recommends that unvaccinated people wear masks and social distance.

“This will feel like an abrupt change to some people, and it will take time to get comfortable with these new rules,” City Manager Rorie Watt said. “As our community transitions to these updated mitigation strategies, it’s important to be considerate and respectful of our neighbors.”

With 44% of Juneau residents deemed “unvaccinated” it is unclear how the city will identify and mandate that they remain masked.

Overall, Juneau now considers COVID to be a “minimal” risk to the community. There is only one person hospitalized with the virus and just 18 positive cases in an area with more than 32,000 people.

Despite the low risk of COVID, Juneau will continue to insist that nonvaccinated residents stay masked in indoor public settings and at crowded outdoor events.

Adding to the awkwardness, attendees at indoor gatherings must maintain a six-foot distance if a non-vaxxed person is present and masks must be worn by everyone who is non-vaxxed.

At restaurants and bars, the non-vaxed must wear masks and keep a six-foot distance from other parties. When traveling these people must continue to take pre-travel tests and take follow up tests.

Juneau still requires that all residents, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks on Capital Transit, in Juneau International Airport, Juneau School District facilities, Bartlett Regional Hospital, and in any local business, workplace, healthcare, or other setting that still requires it.

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In easing restrictions, Juneau insists the non-vaxxed stay masked

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 24 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.


  • Neil A DeWitt says:

    How you going to know?

  • Vonda Sanders says:

    F-U. I used to love Alaska I have been here since 1975. Its time to go. Plus it is not FDA APPROVED!!!!

    • Nicole says:

      Go where? This is a global take over. Push back. Do not comply with the lie. The tyrants who seek to take our God-given liberties have already declared war. Join the worldwide Freedom movement, unite with the hundreds of thousands who share your beliefs. You are not alone. Do not accept vaccine passports or mask mandates. Name names of those who support or enforce tyrannical orders and who have no allegiance to the Constitution or the inalienable rights granted by our Creator. Let’s bring these enemies of the people to justice. No where in the Constitution, which is the supreme law of the land, does it say all these restraints on the government can be suspended if there’s a bad disease.

  • John J. Otness says:

    The Cuck legislatures that thought they were so awe inspiring powerful by removing Lora Reinbold from her chair are scurrying like the vermin they are because the fraud over the stupid masks is crumbling like their political careers… Lora serving up the Governor and the rest of the hoax pushers a steaming platter of crow for their cowardice is the most pleasurable event of the Season…. NOW REINSTATE THE ONLY MEMBER OF THIS STATES GOVT TO HER CHAIR THAT HAS BALLS AND THAT STOOD FOR WHAT IS RIGHT…. THE GOV WHO ALSO PUSHED THE POISON VAX HAS BLOOD ON HIS HANDS. WAY TO STICK TO YOUR GUNS SEN REINBOLD. PS SCREW YOU JUNEAU ,,,,

  • Jen says:

    I don’t like where this is all going. The last time the world saw people marked. Over 6 million people were murdered. How would people know you recieved these two experimental vaccines unless you show your proof, and some people lie.
    You know! This is how Germans, Russia, and Europe allowed over 6 million people be murdered when they set a group apart by a mark. While A series of legislative and business practices occurred before they started killing those marked.
    Its nice human beings repeat themselves, you know! Repeat their own history, then we know what is coming. Hahaha

  • G Aleution says:

    Isn’t unconstitutional a pile of rights unequal to rights refused another based upon private .medical information the government has any business k owing. A competent sheriff might say: “Unconstitutional therefore uninforceable and void for effect from inception”. A Writ of Warranto should be delivered to those who signed demanding to know from where, exactly, did they receive authority for this action. Not all public group action is lawful. A fact that is often not ennunciated among public servants and complacent “media”.

  • John J. Otness says:


  • John J. Otness says:

    Original formula or bust,,, we are being held up by our own Reps!!!! Bullshit you work for us Do your Job!!!!!

  • John J. Otness says:

    Mike shower seems to think that by bending to the Leftist in the Legislature and buckling to the PFD SJR6 it will be a catapult for his political ambitions. It frankly makes me Nauseous to see him do this… He stood up to the radical left him and Lora and they got chastised and sent to detention,, Lora did not quit, He came out of his spanking and has changed to be a go along with the lefts agenda not a fighter any more… they got him…so sad…

  • John J. Otness says:


  • Proud Alaskan says:

    Juneau is just a Huge septic cesspool. Another blue part of Alaska.
    Leg wrestling parting getting nothing done.
    I have been living my life, not the government telling me how to live.
    No mask wearing here, this whole time.

  • Efrog Industries says:

    I hope they force this because then and only then will I have the right to start killing tyrants under the 2nd bill of rights. I don’t call cops.

  • John J. Otness says: blood on the hands of those who have pushed this evil poison called a vaccine…… The Texas Legislature puts our Alaska puppets to shame…

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  • Mike Moore says:

    The people run this state, since their Representatives have forgotten that, then the people must simplify not comply! The definition of freedom is choice, once it’s lost so are your freedoms!

  • Nicole says:

    You can stick your mask mandates, your poison “vaccine,” and your new world order up your arse. We’re taking our country back.

    • John J. Otness says:

      Amen Nicole…. break the damn needle and burn the damn mask,,, the POISON that the evil Dunleavy and his ilk is pushing was being tested on animals and it killed them so they skipped the animal test and are going straight for our children now!!!!! These are crimes against humanity and it is now us or them…. Rise up and shove their poison up their Ass!!!!!

  • Michael S Totten says:

    They can’t take what you never gave them. Never forget that. Men you need to reach down and grab your balls and do the right thing. Stop being whimps. Yes some of us will die in this upcoming fight but what is it worth to you so your children can have a future of freedom? I’m a US marine and I am still ready to go on the next mission. Who will follow me?

  • John J. Otness says:

    A liter of Adrenochrome costs 2.2billion dollars. It takes 100 children being electrocuted over and over again then bled out to produce what the satanic evil consume from our children This is the evil that controls our Govt and yes that steals our rights and tells our Governor to shut down the state while they spread the bullshit Plandemic. This is the war we must fight… Seek GOD and suit up for war….

  • J Scott says:

    From the start: People are being LABELED AS A THREAT BECAUSE IT ISN’T KNOWN IF YOU ARE A THREAT OR NOT. The potential variables for this egregious overreach is limitless.
    – Gun control (That’s it’s entire construct)
    – Vice/intoxicants. Driving prohibited if it is not known whether you’re sober or not.
    – Body searches in supermarkets for weapons. It IS not known whether you intend to kill someone or not.
    SUBJECT to ‘unknowns’ and ‘maybes. “Guilty until proven otherwise”. BUT IT’S TO SAVE LIVES. Don’t dismiss any scenario as absurd – history demonstrates tyrannical regimes that rose out of distorted and magnified ‘safety’ and ‘security’ rationale. Use ‘crisis to scare the masses into willingly surrendering authority that couldn’t, otherwise, be attain without force.

    If I AM infected, you have cause. Even if suspected, you have cause with required reasoning. The liberties the despots in places like Juneau obviously think are ‘again, ‘old fashioned and ‘outmoded are secured, not ‘provided’, by timeless and universal tenets that hold them paramount IN THE FACE OF MORTALITY. This is the test of it, and I haven’t heard this essential premise discussed anywhere. Because we have all been politically SUBJECTED (constrained ‘politeness’ – shared etymology) to the DECIDED fears (actual and feigned for political gain) of your neighbor, who is content to trample your freedoms because they choose not to value and defend their own. Elected government representatives, accountably indentured to the people in order to defend our liberties above all, has violated their oath and abjectly deferred to an UNELECTED entity (CDC, Fauci). An entity that has NO responsibility to constitutional tenets requiring elected authority. You may as well have placed the Army in charge – martial law. A temporary infraction can be acceptable in SHORT order, that government can acquire information to supply to the people that they may determine their own risk. This has gone GROTESQUELY beyond that. Evidences are obvious enough (circumstantial or otherwise) to warrant extreme pause: – Motivated by a highly inflamed election, by a country at multiple odds with the sitting (and effective) President – Using a pathogen originated in a city with a viral research facility – Engineered to be just dangerous enough to aid induction of public fear with the deployment of the primary weapon: Propaganda – Establish behavioral mandates to institute habituation for further, future, implements. This has been a ‘soft’ strategic attack. But an act of war, nonetheless. Aided by partisans embedded in our own government. China’s aggression, in the midst of such global pathogenic stresses, toward HK, India, et al, should also be obvious markers.

    The end legal pursuit, pristine and unbridled by legal smoke screens, is the premise that ‘liberty’ is not supplanted by (always arbitrated) safety parameters, security or even threat to life itself.

  • IYAAYAS says:

    Scientists did not actually see viruses for the first time until the 1930s. That’s when the electron microscope was invented. In 1915, English bacteriologist Frederick Twort discovered bacteriophage, the viruses that attack bacteria. He noticed tiny clear spots within bacterial colonies, and hypothesized that something was killing the bacteria. The tobacco mosaic virus shown in Figure below was the first one to be seen. –

    Virus are 0.004 to 0.1 microns in size. Masks being utilized don’t seal to your face, eyes exposed. No way to have a fit test with masks being utilized. Required, particulate filter efficient against a 0.3 mm MMAD. mask – – filter

  • Concerned Alaskan says:

    No surprise there! The Southeast Panhandle has long been a “liberal bastion” within this state. Look at how they’ve voted in most all of our past elections. It’s no wonder that Lisa Murkowski’s roots originate from Ketchikan. A close 600 airline line-mile proximity to Seattle has always had negative effects from the liberal influence of Washington State — which has always had an obsession to manage/control Alaska (for us).

  • G Aleution says:

    Are all legislative group actions lawful or in accordance with the fundamental, declared law of the United States? Nope. What is remedy? Process that is due. Is it Judicial coaxing, interpreting? No it is legislative investigations of all political group actions as described in Mason’s Manual like we do every year right? NO? Only in Alaska is integrity pure as the driven snow, unmarred by ignorance and corruption. None on record in our history of 50 plus years. WOW. Are we sweet childlike trusting people just full of rare earth! Mason’s Manual belongs to: all of us.

  • NAV says:

    What is now coming out from the scientific medical communities is the spike proteins are the BIO weapon so should the facts prevail those who got the shot are now the carriers.