SE Alaska COVID 19 Impacts
Impact of COVID-19 on SE AK Communities
COVID-19 impacts on cruise ship tourism have drastically affected Southeast Alaska communities. A collaborative study funded in collaboration with the USFS Pacific NW Science Laboratory will study the impacts of small ship tourism and economic impacts in several communities in SE Alaska.This is a research project being conducted by the Sitka Sound Science Center, the Central Council of the Tlingit-Haida Tribes, RAND Corporation, and the University of Alaska Southeast. The purpose of this research project is to gain a better understanding of how Southeast Alaskans perceive the risk of COVID-19 and consequently how Southeast Alaskans are prepared against and responding to COVID-19.