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Unalaska Community Closures

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Due to concerns over spreading coronavirus, many public facilities in Unalaska have been closed, and events cancelled or postponed. Below is a list of closures that we know of. This list will be updated as we receive additional information.  

  • Unalaska City School District—Closed through the end of current school year
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)—Closed until further notice.  Online resources available at DMV website
  • UAF Unalaska Learning Center—Closed to public. Email or call 907-581-1876 for more information regarding online courses
  • City Buildings—Closed to public, with exception of Department of Public Safety lobby
  • Qawalangin Tribe Recycling Program - On hold until further notice
  • Local Bars and Restaurants-Closed to public (Takeout, delivery options available—call ahead)
  • Safeway—Offering special hours for seniors only  on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. 
  • Department of Parks, Culture, and Recreation (PCR)— Community Center, Library, and Aquatics Center closed to public
  • Unalaska’s Clinic (Iliuliuk Family and Health Services)—Call ahead
  • Unalaska Senior Center—Lunch program closed to public
  • Museum of the Aleutians—Closed to public
  • Unalaskans Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence (USAFV)—Shelter and crisis lines are available.  Call before coming to the shelter. 581-1500
  • GCI has adjusted store hours throughout the state.  Find up-to-date store hours online:

If you have a closure to add to this list, please email

Hailing from Southwest Washington, Maggie moved to Unalaska in 2019. She's dabbled in independent print journalism in Oregon and completed her Master of Arts in English Studies at Western Washington University — where she also taught Rhetoric and Composition courses.