While the state of Alaska hasn’t weighed in yet on what an extended delay or potential loss of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine would do to its plans, some providers say it isn’t much of a burden.
Last year, the city spent a lot of money during the pandemic that the Assembly hadn’t originally budgeted for — that’s everything from city busses running for free to standing up an emergency operations center.
Juneau’s April allocation for vaccines will be 3,440 doses, which city leaders will divvy up between the hospital, local pharmacies and city-run vaccine clinics
The hospital’s Board of Directors chose current Chief Nursing Officer Rose Lawhorne to lead.
Infection Preventionist Charlee Gribbon says inspectors found that the hospital has good policies but wasn’t always following them.
Nine total staff and lawmakers have tested positive so far this year.
Whistleblowers leaked documents to them showing that Department of Labor commissioner Tamika Ledbetter blocked about $450,000 in fines that her agency’s inspectors wanted to levy against Copper River Seafoods.
During the lawsuit — Dunleavy’s administration argued that Landfield isn’t a journalist. At least, not a traditional one. And ultimately that argument didn’t go anywhere. But the question has lingered. This isn’t a profession like law — you don’t get licensed to practice journalism.
Singers park around the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Juneau every Sunday for a remote choir.
City Emergency Manager Robert Barr said that eligibility is much broader than it has been at previous vaccine clinics.