COVID-19 Brief

Thursday Mornings 10am

The COVID-19 Brief is a weekly live, call-in show with in with the Homer Unified Command-The City of Homer, South Peninsula Hospital, AK Dept of Public Health and Kenai Peninsula Borough School District- to update the community on the local Covid-19 situation.

Covid Brief -- Sept. 23, 2021: The Surge Continues

Sep 23, 2021
KBBI

This week our panel of Alaska Public Health Nurse Lorne Carroll, school district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff, and South Peninsula Hospital spokesperson Derotha Ferraro address the continuing surge of coronavirus.

COVID-19 Brief: September 9, 2021

Sep 9, 2021
KBBI AM 890

This morning on The COVID-19 Brief, Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital and Pegge Erkeneff from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District answer questions from the listeners. Hosted by Josh Krohn.

KBBI

This week on the Covid Brief, we hear from the district's Pegge Erkeneff about some schools deciding on universal masking while students are indoors. We also get reports from South Peninsula Hospital's Derotha Ferraro and the Division of Public Health Nursing's Lorne Carroll.

Covid Brief: August 12, 2021

Aug 12, 2021
CDC

The Covid Brief with Derotha Ferraro of South Peninsula Hospital, Nurse Lorne Carroll of the Homer Public Health Center, and Dr. Christy Tuomi, the infecftion prevention lead at SPH.

KBBI

This week on the Covid Brief with Jay Barrett, guests Derotha Ferraro, spokesperson for South Peninsula Hospital, and Lorne Carroll, Public Health Nurse III with the Alaska Division of Public Health, discuss the surge in the Delta Variant, and tackle questions from listeners.

Pat Race/AK DHSS

 

   Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Public Health Nurse Lorne Carroll and Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital join KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson to answer questions from the listeners and give an update on COVID positivity rates, vaccination rates and mitigation against the Delta variant.

AK DHSS says to expect and prepare for rapidly increasing incidence of COVID-19 in the community.
 

AK DHSS

This week on the COVID Brief, Nurse Lorne Carroll for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Derotha Ferraro, spokesperson for South Peninsulia Hospital take questions from the listeners about current case rates and vaccination rates, and about  preparing for the upcoming school year.
 

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.

CDC

This morning on The COVID-19 Brief:
Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital 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.

Ferraro and Nurse Lorne Carroll from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services give an overview of State and local positivity rates for COVID and answer questions from the listeners. 
 

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

CDC

This morning on the regular Thursday COVID Brief, Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer for the State of Alaska joins the panel to answer listener questions. 
You'll also hear from Derotha Ferraro, spokesperson for South Peninsula Hospital and Jenny Carroll, Information Officer for the City of Homer.

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.

AK DHSS

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.

City of Homer

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 and debunks misinformation about masks and their effectiveness.
And, Jenny Carroll from the City of Homer talks about travel guidelines for travelers to and from Alaska.
 

CDC

This morning on the regular, Thursday Covid Brief, Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital talks about an upcoming vaccine clinic at Homer Harbor and how to get a free COVID-19 vaccine 7 days a week at the COVID Care Center at 4201 Bartlett Street in Homer.

Nurse Lorne Carroll from the Homer Public Health Center answers questions from the listeners about contract tracing, and vaccine effectiveness for pregnant women.
 

And, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff talks about a new group of cases in the schools. 

Pages