Special program: Coronavirus questions and concerns for Juneau

It’s starting to seem inevitable that COVID-19, the coronavirus disease, will turn up in Juneau. What does that mean for us? What will our lives be like when that first case is confirmed?

KTOO News hosted a live, one-hour special on Thursday, March 5, with guests who helped answer the collective questions we have about the virus, the disease it causes and the social impacts it could have on us here in Juneau.


  • Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services commissioner
  • Charlee Gribbon, Bartlett Regional Hospital infectious disease preventionist
  • Bridget Weiss, Juneau School District superintendent
  • Rorie Watt, Juneau city manager
  • Adelyn Baxter, KTOO reporter
  • Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO reporter
  • Jennifer Pemberton, KTOO managing editor

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