The public testing and treatment options that have become staples over the last two years are shifting to the private health care industry.
Anchorage provider already holding clinics, though it could take longer for other providers.
One shipment of Moderna vaccines has already arrived at the Juneau Public Health office, but they are waiting for Pfizer vaccines to arrive before opening appointments to Juneau’s youngest residents.
An independent panel of advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Saturday to recommend vaccinating all children in the age group with one of two separate COVID-19 vaccines.
Pandemic increased premature deaths among non-elderly adults, report says.
The agency is expected to authorize the vaccines soon.
Some passengers want the public to know that lots of people are getting infected during cruises, and they’re left in the dark about outbreaks on board.
People who catch COVID may feel as if they won’t get it again, at least not for a long time. Their immune system should be primed to fight it off in the future. Right? Well, let’s see.
The findings echo previous Alaska studies that found clear, race-based disparities affecting who gets COVID-19, who is hospitalized for it and who dies.
State health commissioner Adam Crum said the department has been working to make sure any COVID-specific tools and systems Alaskans still need are now permanent or sustainable. He said most Alaskans won’t feel a major change as a result.