Fairbanks Memorial Hospital’s intensive care unit is reporting its highest rates of the disease since January.
Alaska providers say they’re seeing a sharp increase in the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses going to waste, underscoring how quickly the state is running out of residents eager to receive the shots.
The legislation would bar private businesses and public entities from requiring vaccinations as a condition of employment unless authorized by federal law.
Alaska officials detect case of coronavirus variant, first found in South Africa, that’s less affected by vaccines
A single case of the B.1.351 variant was detected last month in the Anchorage-Mat-Su area.
St. Paul has implemented a two-week hunker-down order after officials confirmed the island’s first case of COVID-19 Wednesday.
Anchorage Health Department Director Heather Harris said the average 14-day case count is up almost 75% since last month.
Alaska is opening COVID-19 vaccines to all Alaskans age 55 and older, those deemed essential workers and other groups, the state announced Wednesday.
Former Tanana Chiefs Conference Chief and Chairman Victor Joseph has been appointed to a federal task force to ensure all Americans are tested and treated for COVID-19 fairly.
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Indian Health Services has allocated 1,100 doses of the Moderna vaccine to the region, to date. Seven hundred have arrived, and 400 are still on the way.
‘She’s been through a pandemic before’: Bethel elder who had COVID-19 is one of the first to get vaccine
Xenia Jackson’s first experience with a pandemic was during the tuberculosis outbreaks of the 20th century when she worked as a village health aide. She tested positive for COVID-19 last year and is one of the first people to get vaccinated in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.