Chief Behavioral Health Officer Bradley Grigg stepped down on Friday; neither the city or the hospital board acknowledged publicly that he’d left until Monday.
About a third of Bartlett Regional Hospital’s beds are occupied by patients with illnesses related to COVID infections. Six of its seven beds in its COVID wing were full on Friday morning.
A new scientific report puts about half of the structures downtown at moderate to severe risk of landslide or avalanche.
It’s a method used to reduce symptoms in patients with early-stage COVID infections. The idea is that antibodies support the immune system as it defends against the virus.
Hospitalizations have roughly doubled since state hospital officials sounded the alarm about a month ago.
Alaskans must wait longer to find out how much permanent fund dividends will be — and when they’ll get them, Juneau’s school districts have strategies to keep students and staff healthy, and Ryan Anderson is the new commissioner of the Department of Transportation.
Some Alaska Native Corporations got large CARES Act payouts while Juneau-based Sealaska, the regional corporation with the most shareholders, got relatively little, Alaska Department of Fish and Game released hundreds of fish into a Nikiski lake for the first time, and the state’s health department urges seniors to beware of scam calls posing as Medicaid…
It’s been three months since a cyberattack crippled the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services’ online systems. And for Alaskans who need vital records — things like birth, death and marriage certificates — that has put things on hold.
Blood Bank of Alaska said the blood shortage in the state was “critical” this month. Since then, donations have been coming in, but the group says it’s still low on the life-saving fluid.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has warned against it. And Juneau pediatricians say they won’t do it.