Alaska ranks #1 in COVID vaccine administration, UAF's Healthy Living Forum, Interior COVID roundtable discussion, 400,000+ COVID deaths
ALASKA RANKS #1 IN COVID VACCINE ADMINISTRATION: As of Jan. 20, Alaska ranked #1 in COVID-19 vaccine administration (per capita) in the United States. Access the CDC’s COVID Data Tracker here.
COVID VACCINE UPDATE: Join Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink and FHP’s Chief Medical Officer for an update on COVID-19, Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7pm. This event is sponsored by UAF’s Healthy Living Forum. Learn more here.
INTERIOR COVID-19 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Click here to watch this week’s Interior Community COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion and Q & A. This week’s session, Demystifying the COVID-19 Vaccination Experience, walks viewers through the steps of the vaccine experience.
MORE THAN 400,000 COVID DEATHS: As of Jan. 20, someone dies from COVID-19 every 26 seconds, more than any other condition, including heart disease and cancer. The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed 400,000 - more than 100,000 Americans have died in the past five weeks alone.
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