Covid-19 Travel Information for Mat-Su Visitors

The Mat-Su Valley is the perfect basecamp for an Alaska vacation - but now more than ever, it's important to visit safely. Our primary concern is for the safety of our community, our residents and our partners. Our tourism businesses are going above and beyond to provide you with a safe experience, and we hope you take those same precautions.

Current statuses and mandates

The state of Alaska is fully open and welcoming visitors. Social distancing is still recommended upon arrival in Alaska. 

Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get tested before or after travel or self-quarantine after travel. Non-vaccinated travelers are encouraged to test prior to arrival and upon departure, but not required to do so.  Full details can be found on the state of Alaska's information page for travelers

There have been 259,390 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Alaska as of noon Alaska time on June 22, including 35,868 in the Mat-Su Borough.

Alaska vaccination program

As of June 22, 72.5 percent of all Alaskans 5 and older have received at least one dose with 65.4 percent fully vaccinated.

Visitor Resources


Talkeetna Together

When visiting Talkeetna, look for the Talkeetna Together sticker at local businesses - through this program, businesses have committed to enhanced cleaning and safety protocols to ensure a safe and fun experience for visitors.



Mat-Su Businesses

Our tourism partners in the Mat-Su Valley are working hard to make your Alaska experience a safe and memorable one. Enhanced safety protocols, the wearing of face coverings, rigorous sanitation practices and social distancing are ways we can ensure the safety of our visitors and our communities. Below is a list of Mat-Su CVB members who have instituted enhanced guidelines for your safety. In their listing, visit the amenities tab for current protocols.