COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for 65+ and Health Care Workers Tuesday, Feb. 9, State clarifies definition of Health Care Worker' expanding eligibility, Interior Alaska COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion and Q&A
COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for 65+ and Health Care Workers Tuesday, Feb. 9: As of this morning, Sat. Feb, 6, there were almost 500 appointments still available for the Community Vaccine Clinic at the Carlson Center on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Click here to make an appointment. Attached is a great resource outlining information about the community vaccine clinics and how to make an appointment.
State Clarifies Definition of ‘Health Care Worker’ Expanding Eligibility: The attached Provider Update includes a clarification from the State of Alaska Division of Health and Social Services regarding the definition of ‘health care worker’ as it relates to vaccine eligibility. This clarification includes individuals who provide care and support of an elderly person as well as teachers and other school staff who may be providing health care activities for students. Read the attached for more information. There are many people who may be eligible for the vaccine due to the care they provide but may not recognize themselves as a health care worker. Please read the Provider Update and share the information with others.
Interior Alaska COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion and Q&A: Tuesday’s COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion centers on ‘long COVID’ and features special guest, Jocasta Olp, PHarmD, MBA. Learn more here.The information provided in COVID Bites is intended to provide a brief overview of relevant COVID-19 content. There is a tremendous amount of COVID information (and misinformation) on the internet. Content is being added several times a week so check back regularly! For the most accurate and current information always use trusted and verified resources like www.CDC.gov and www.COVID-19.Alaska.gov.