Xenia Jackson’s first experience with a pandemic was during the tuberculosis outbreaks of the 20th century when she worked as a village health aide. She tested positive for COVID-19 last year and is one of the first people to get vaccinated in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
Nearly 3,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Bethel on Dec. 16. It was almost three times as many doses as the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation expected.
Alaska nursing home facilities are inspected annually to make sure they are in compliance with licensing regulations.