For the safety and wellbeing of all patients, visitors and staff, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is restricting visitors. Please understand that visitation policies are subject to change. For the most current visitation policy updates click here or call the FHP Information Line at 907-458-5066.
FHP COVID-19 Updates
COVID-19 testing sites, TVC Pfizer vaccine clinics, JP Jones pop up vaccine clinic, Ester pop up vaccine clinic, host a pop up clinic, vaccine questions
COVID-19 TESTING SITES: There have been a number of changes to COVID testing site locations in Fairbanks. See the attached for the most current information.
TVC PFIZER VACCINE CLINICS: TVC Pediatrics is holding several upcoming COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Clinics. This free clinic is for all individuals 12 years and older. This is a great opportunity to get vaccinated in a fun, supportive environment with service dogs, summer fun and ice cream. The next clinic is Saturday, May 22, 9am-3pm at Tanana…
COVID Surge, visitation at FMH, alarming rates in Fairbanks, unvaccinated travel, COVID Roundtable discussion
COVID SURGE: FHP and the community are in the midst of a dangerous COVID surge. The number of COVID positive inpatients at FMH yesterday was higher than we have seen throughout the entire pandemic. These patients are younger (we have patients in their 20’s) much sicker and taking longer, sometimes 2-3 weeks in the hospital, to recover. This is worrisome for several reasons:
- The sicker the patients are, the greater the risk that they may not recover.
- A two-three week stay for patients…
Yesterday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a joint statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more here.
The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
Yesterday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a joint statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine.
To date, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been administered in the United States. Of those, there have been six reported cases of a rare type of blood clot, called a cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) occurring 6-13 days after…
Interior Alaska COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion and Q&A, vaccine locations, Alaska among top 2 vaccinated states, Alaskans conquering COVID together
Interior Alaska COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion and Q&A: This week, learn more about the numbers that tell the COVID story. Find out why these numbers matter and what they tell us. Join the medical experts to learn more and to have your COVID questions answered. Click here to register or click here to access recordings of all past sessions.
Vaccine Locations: There are several places in Fairbanks that offer the COVID-19 vaccine. Go to COVIDvax.Alaska.gov regularly to check appointment…
New Appointments for Community Mass Vaccination Clinic, Interior Alaska COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion and Q&A, Talk to a Doc, Volunteers Needed, Alaska among top vaccinated states. highest number of recent cases per capita
New Appointments for Community Mass Vaccination Clinic: A new Community Mass Vaccination Clinic has been scheduled for March 24 at the Carlson Center. Appointments for this clinic should be available on the COVIDvax.Alaska.gov website by noon, today, Thursday, March 18. You can make an appointment online at COVIDvax.Alaska.gov or call 907-646-3322. (Remember, Chrome, Firefox and Safari are the recommended browsers for the state’s site.)
Interior Alaska COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion and Q&A:…
Roundtable discussion, volunteers needed.
Interior Alaska COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion and Q&A TONIGHT: This evening’s COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion is a great opportunity to get all of your COVID vaccine questions answered by a team of medical experts. Click here to register.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: There are several Community Vaccine Clinics scheduled at the Carlson Center in the coming months. Clinical and non-clinical volunteers are needed. Go to FairbanksACC.org to learn more or to register for a shift.
The information provided…
Vaccine appointments to be added, vaccine locations
VACCINE APPOINTMENTS TO BE ADDED: Another Fairbanks community vaccine clinic has been scheduled for March 17 - this means more appointment availability for Interior residents, aged 16 and older, to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments for this clinic should be available on the COVIDvax.Alaska.gov website at approximately noon today, March 11. Clinics are held at the Carlson Center, appointments are required. To make an appointment visit COVIDvax.Alaska.gov or call 907-646-3322.
Vaccine eligibility for all Alaskans 16+, new vaccine appointments, best browsers for state site, vaccinespotter.org
VACCINE ELGIBILITY FOR ALL ALASKANS 16+: All Alaskans, aged 16 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. To make an appointment visit COVIDvax.Alaska.gov or call 907-646-3322. The Alaska DHSS website includes links for all locations in the state that offer the vaccine. However, because not all locations use the same appointment software, there are different ways to search for available appointments, it’s important to explore the different options: Option A and Option B.
Quick information on how vaccines work and the types of vaccines.
Find this and other vaccine information documents here.
Cancer Care physicians town hall series, vaccine appointments in Fairbanks, Interior Alaska COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion and Q&A March 2, employee vaccine clinic, Alaska #1 in vaccine administration, COVID deaths
CANCER CARE PHYSICIANS COVID TOWN HALL SERIES: Drs. Jaqueline and Andrew Cox are hosting a series of virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls. View past videos and see information for upcoming events here. For more information email TownHall@FairbanksCancerCare.com
VACCINE APPOINTMENTS IN FAIRBANKS: Click here to see if you’re eligible and visit COVIDvax.Alaska.gov (Chrome, Firefox and Safari are the recommended browsers) or call 907-646-3322 to schedule an appointment.
Interior Alaska COVID-19…