City Manager Rorie Watt apologized for the frustration people had trying to get an appointment. City staff hope to schedule more mass vaccination events.
“We do want to make sure we’re trying to get it into the right hands … quickly, but not so quickly that we rush ourselves into additional mistakes,” Assembly member Michelle Hale said.
Research shows that it wasn’t mainly beginning or intermediate backcountry users who triggered avalanches during the pandemic.
It’s one more strategy local policymakers are considering toward a perennial goal to make housing more affordable in the Capital City.
Overall cases of COVID-19 have dropped in Juneau, but there is still community spread occurring, which means that the source of some people’s infections is unknown.
A lot of potential COVID-19 vaccinators aren’t ready to do it, are opting not to, or don’t have vaccines yet.
People 65 and older and healthcare workers who haven’t already been vaccinated can sign up for an appointment Jan. 15-17.
“The bottom line is, is that we had a limited amount of appointments, and a lot of people wanting to make an appointment,” said the head of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination task force.
Even though they spent an extra month in the hospital, Madelynn’s dad is still glad his daughter was born in 2021.
Officials are waiting to see if there’s a bump in case counts from holiday gatherings, travelers returning to Juneau and from the city’s latest free, asymptomatic testing event.