COVID Brief: Thurs, March 11, 2021: Case rates rise, vaccinations available for anyone over 16

Mar 11, 2021

Anyone 16 years old and older, living or working in Alaska, is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Credit CDC

This morning on The COVID-19 Brief, Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital, Jenny Carroll - Information Officer for the City of Homer and Nurse Lorne Carroll from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services answer questions from the listeners about vaccine availability, about the Pfizer vaccine for teenagers and about the safety of the vaccine for pregnant women and people who are trying to become pregnant.

  Vaccine appointments for the clinic on Friday, March 19 will be available beginning this Monday, March 15 at noon on South Peninsula Hospital's website.