Nurses at the Alaska Native Medical Center say aside from long hours and the emotional toll of seeing Alaskans dying from the coronavirus, they’re also dealing with people doubting their intentions.
The state’s previous record was 1,095 COVID-19 cases in a day.
Back and forth over the amount of this year’s dividend put into question whether Alaskans would see a PFD at all this year and ultimately delayed the rollout.
State health authorities say the vast majority of COVID-19 patients in the hospital are unvaccinated.
The virus is compounding all problems at the hospital because the staff is stretched so thin.
Catholic Social Services CEO Lisa Aquino says the refugee program’s staff and volunteers will help with things like finding housing and employment, as well as learning English.
The medical staff that practices at Providence declared Tuesday that they are in crisis and have begun rationing health care.
Carin Kircher of Valdez won $49,000 in cash while Kodiak student Ethan Benton received a $49,000 scholarship.
The state Thursday reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases, after setting a record high Wednesday.
Miguel Baez Guevara, 38, faces 17 criminal counts, prosecutors announced Wednesday in Anchorage.