COVID Brief - June 17, 2021: Masks now optional in City buildings, KPEDD puts the peninsula to work

Jun 17, 2021

Credit KPEDD

This week, Jenny Carroll, Information Officer for the City of Homer, has the details on vaccinations administered every Thursday in June from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Boat House Pavilion on the Homer Spit, and on a new mask-optional policy in City buildings.


Public Health Nurse Mary Darbonne 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. 

And, Tim Dillon, Executive Director of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Economic Development District talks about KPEDD's employment listings/training/scholarship website, kenaipeninsulaworkforce.org
 

If you are coming in to the COVID Clinic at 4201 Bartlett Street for a COVID-19 test, if you have any questions about free, walk-in vaccines or if you just want to talk to SPH's 24-hour COVID Nurse, call (907) 235-0235. 

Learn more about COVID-19 tests and vaccines on the SPH website.
You can find COVID-related to information and links to AKDHSS data  on the City of Homer's COVID-19 page.

 Ulmer's and Safeway pharmacies, SVT Health and Wellness and Kachemak Medical Group are all administering COVID-19 vaccines.