The treatments were highly popular earlier in the pandemic. One by one, they got knocked out by more convenient, less expensive treatment options, and new COVID variants.
Health officials remind vulnerable Alaskans to seek COVID treatments early
Four treatment options are available now. Here’s a breakdown of who might qualify for treatment and how to get it.
Biden will make Paxlovid, a highly effective COVID drug, available to more pharmacies
The antiviral pill is available to patients older than 12 who have tested positive for COVID and are at risk for developing a severe case of the disease.
Alaska’s COVID case rate ranks among the highest in country
Places with especially high case rates include the Southeast communities of Petersburg, Wrangell and Sitka.