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The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development offices are closed to the public at this time. We are still open for business and encourage you to contact us via phone or email.


The Division of Community and Regional Affairs is available to provide advice and assistance to municipalities and communities attempting to deal with the current COVID-19 emergency. Below you will find several resources and documents which might help, as well as a list of Frequently Asked Questions. If you would like to contact your Local Government Specialist for further assistance, please click here.

COVID-19 Relief Fund To apply for the COVID-19 Relief funding, please complete the following documents and submit them to Email if you have any questions.

The State of Alaska’s main Covid-19 website can be found here.

For updates on State of Alaska COVID-19 News and Resources visit the Governor’s COVID-19 News Page and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services COVID-19 Information Page

Additional Community Resources and Contacts

A printable guide to useful COVID-19 resources and links for communities is available here.

Guidance on creating Worker Mitigation Plans can be found here.

The State of Alaska Department of Transportation Critical Infrastructure Worker Mitigation Plan can be found here.

The Alaska Municipal League (AML) is collecting municipal emergency declarations, policies, actions, and other resources here to see what they’ve collected and find samples to create your own.

If your municipal has declared an emergency or a disaster, please send your documentation to the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHS&EM) at:

A sample emergency declaration can be found here.

Please visit the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for more information on disaster declarations.

Economic Resources:

For economic recovery resources for business visit here.