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COVID-19 Service Advisory

In responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective Monday, May 4, 2020, Transportation Services of St. John, Inc. and Varlack Ventures, Inc. are requiring all ferry passengers to wear a mask or other face covering to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. In addition, passengers and employees must maintain at least six feet of distance while onboard the vessel. Thank you for your understanding and please practice social distancing.

The governor will be implementing the “Safer At Home” order to begin the phased-reopening of the local economy in preparation for returning access to the outside world on May 4, 2020. The executive order will detail the phased reopening of non-essential businesses and the guidelines to which they will be subject. The transition will be managed according to a five-tiered system:

  • Red – Total quarantine
  • Orange – Stay-At-Home order (in effect until 6 a.m. Monday, May 4)
  • Yellow – Safer At Home order (effective May 4)
  • Blue – Open Doors (hotel reservations and leisure guest bookings permitted; restaurants open for seating – anticipated June 1)
  • Green – New Normal

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