Kathy Callahan, retired director of Physician Services, stepped in as CEO for the next six weeks until the board selects an interim leader.
Once the healthcare workers arrive in Alaska, they take care of paperwork and are matched to hospitals that need their skill set.
An Anchorage-based economist says the Juneau numbers are an indicator of how things could be going a little bit better everywhere else in the state.
All beds at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital — except some in the mental health department — were full on Friday.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy made two big announcements this week about how the state is managing COVID-19. One is a signed contract to bring hundreds of health care workers to the state and the other is moving hospitals to crisis standards of care.
The city’s high youth vaccine rate and mask mandates have helped kids stay in the classroom and keep youth cases of the delta variant low, officials say.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy painted a stark picture of the state’s COVID-19 woes as a surge in cases of the Delta variant put hospitals in crisis mode.
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.