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COVID-19 Visitor Information

We’ve been preparing for your visit!

The health of our residents and visitors is our top priority as we reopen safely and responsibly, and our community is taking all necessary precautions to ensure you have a safe and fun experience. Whether you aim to explore the world’s richest waters, enjoy our well-manicured trails winding through pristine and intact ecosystems, experience our vibrant local culture, contribute to our local economy, or you consider Cordova home in your heart; we hope you will enjoy all that makes this place so special while maintaining these basic clean and careful practices:

We’d like to invite everyone visiting or returning to Cordova to:

  • Be Smart

    Before arrival, travelers should familiarize themselves with the State of Alaska’s latest Health Advisories.

  • Be Safe

    All travelers are encouraged to practice basic social distancing with those outside their family/bubble. During this time, and throughout your stay if you have underlying health conditions, please take the necessary precautions including taking advantage of local curbside pickup and delivery options and practicing frequent hand washing and use of PPE.

    • Make sure you have a face-covering with you anytime you are out and about, as some establishments are asking patrons to wear them to protect workers and customers.
    • If you start to feel sick or experience symptoms while in Cordova, you should isolate yourself and get tested. Testing is available by appointment through both Cordova Community Health Center and Ilanka Health Center. Click links for contact info.
  • Be Savvy

    Stay in the loop with changing guidelines, protocols, and rules at, and

  • Spread Out

    We are so lucky in Cordova to have many wide-open spaces to enjoy. We hope you will take advantage of some of our amazing outdoor adventure options. While you’re in town, please enjoy our local businesses while adhering to social distancing and face-covering guidelines.


Alaska opens vaccinations to travelers!

As of June 1st 2021, travelers to the state can receive vaccinations at one of three Alaska airports in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau, in addition to clinics and pharmacies across the state. The sites are open to anyone, including Alaskans, workers, and visitors. Airport vaccination appointments must be made and can be done so through the Alaska covid secure app.
News of the state’s airport vaccination effort is appearing in media worldwide, which could spur travel to Alaska as potential visitors are considering tying a vaccination in with their trip of a lifetime. Read the details about airport vaccinations here.

For your own safety and that of our community, we appreciate your adherence to all current State of Alaska and CDC health guidelines. We are doing our part to safely reopen Alaska, and with your help, we can remain open and prospering. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions! You can find all kinds of info on Cordova’s COVID Dashboard at There is also a COVID Information line at 907-424-INFO or an Automated Cordova COVID Update line at 907-424-WELL.

Protocols of Travel

Cordova is off the beaten track, and can be reached either via air or ferry. Click the buttons below to view travel protocols, advisories, and announcements related to COVID-19 from Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Marine Highway System.

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