The COVID-19 Brief -Thursday, May 20, 2021: Vaccines, ventilation and the spread of COVID

May 20, 2021

Credit CDC

  This morning on The COVID-19 Brief, Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital has the local information on vaccines and COVID tests available at the COVID Care Clinic at 4201 Bartlett Street.

 Nurse Lorne Carroll from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services gives an overview of State and local positivity rates for COVID and answers questions from the listeners about the importance of proper ventilation for indoor spaces.

And, Jenny Carrol from the City of Homer talks about the broadband relief program.
You can find more information on the City of Homer's website.


Learn more about COVID-19 tests and vaccines on the SPH website.

Safeway Pharmacy also has vaccine appointments available on their website. 

If you are coming in to the COVID Care Center for a COVID-19 test,  if you have any questions about free, walk-in vaccines, or, you just want to talk to SPH's 24-hour COVID Nurse, call (907) 235-0235.