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There were a total of 112 COVID-related hospitalizations in Alaska as of Friday
The Supreme Court OK’d the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for facilities that receive federal Medicaid and Medicare funding
COVID vaccines still aren’t approved for children 4 years old and younger.
The policy mirrors new CDC guidance on the issue
The new guidance comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
As of Monday, there were 85 COVID-related hospitalizations in Alaska
The resident who tested positive Friday is the first resident to test positive since the pandemic began.
As of Friday, CPH had 12 COVID-positive staff members and 22 people at home quarantining.
COVID cases increased 145% from this week to last week, according to state data.
The money was made available under a grant program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alaska reported an estimated rolling average of 583.3 cases per 100,000 people daily over the past seven days.
There was a 145% increase in COVID cases from the week of Dec. 22 to the week of Dec. 29.
More than 2,800 cases reported over last five days
The state announced nearly 1,000 new cases reported in Alaska from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28
Six cases of the omicron variant have been detected in Alaska.
The program to test travelers will stop at Alaska airports at the end of January.
Alaska will no longer offer testing at airports in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau beginning Feb. 1.
Vaccines, new strains, protests and hospital overflows marked 2021’s volatile year
Dramatic changes are seen in the number of students who have returned in person.
Alaska’s temporary health care workers head home after COVID surge