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Graduation ceremonies will cap the end of a school year that saw tensions rise between the district and parents.
Fire Chief Tony Prior asked to participate in Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s “Sleeves Up for Summer” COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
Positive COVID-19 cases statewide dropped about 31% in the last week, according to data from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. From April… Continue reading
The study analyzed the subset group of those surveyed who were not planning to get vaccinated, but who were open to learning more about the shots
Alaska State Chief Medical Officer Anne Zink said she has been seeing more cases among younger demographics.
The new case count includes six on the Kenai Peninsula.
In the Kenai Peninsula Borough, 42.7% of people 16 and up had received at least their first shot.
Moving away from mass vaccination campaigns and reaching the people who haven’t made the time to get their shots yet is the goal in the coming months.
Close to one in two eligible Alaska residents — 43.8% — were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Friday.
Yhe increase is likely due to the fact that many youth are ineligible for the COVID-19 vaccines.
Dunleavy urges Alaskans to get vaccinated in promotional video.
Dunleavy visited the three Southeast Alaska communities in one day last week.
The council first voted to restrict in-person meetings during October of last year.
Even if bill advances, governor might not sign it.
The number of fully vaccinated Kenai Peninsula Borough residents 16 and older has increased by 10.4% since April 5.
Nearly 40% of Alaskans across all ages — 38.3% — had received at least one vaccine dose as of Tuesday.
The deaths were recorded after death certificate reviews.
Dunleavy said he invited the state’s chief medical officer “on the spur of the moment” to accompany him.
Reinbold said she had a “new appreciation” for the state ferry system.