Providence Alaska Medical Center moved its visitation policy to its strictest level last week.
Tyler Henderson is listed in critical condition at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski has issued a $230 million wish list of dozens of Alaska projects she’s hoping Congress will pass with the next batch of appropriations bills.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises people with allergies to get the vaccine. It says that if you have an allergy to one ingredient in one vaccine, another vaccine should be safe.
Under the order, businesses must deny entry to people who aren’t wearing masks and must ensure that employees have access to masks.
Alaska pediatricians say they expect to manage any surge in respiratory viruses that could hit this winter, but the COVID-19 pandemic is adding a measure of uncertainty because of its potential to sicken more kids and to divert scarce staff.
The team, which includes doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and logistics experts, heard they were being deployed to Alaska just two days earlier.
The Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage said Friday it has begun operating under crisis standards of care.
Once the healthcare workers arrive in Alaska, they take care of paperwork and are matched to hospitals that need their skill set.
Hospital representatives say there’s no evidence to support the mayor’s contention.