City of Homer

CDC

On this Thursday's COVID Brief, Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital,  Nurse Lorne Carroll from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services,  and Jenny Carroll from the City of Homer, take questions from the listeners and talk about case counts and vaccines on the Peninsula.


This is Jenny Carroll's final COVID Brief, concurrent with the expiration of the City's emergency declaration. KBBI will stay in touch with Jenny for updates as needed. 
 

CDC

Nurse Lorne Carroll from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, and Jenny Carroll from the City of Homer take questions from the listeners and talk about free vaccines on the Spit and positivity rates on the peninsula.

AKDHSS

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is at the bottom of the rankings for COVID vaccinations in the state.

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

As the number of vaccinated people rises, COVID-19 cases decrease. That was the core message that Information Officer for the City of Homer, Jenny Carroll delivered to Homer City Council Monday night. 

City of Homer

The City of Homer this week is kicking off a study that has two goals; one, helping visitors to Homer find their way around with confidence, and two, making Pioneer Ave. a more welcoming destination.
    The city has hired Corvus Design of Anchorage to facilitate the discussion and gather public input. Peter Briggs is a company landscape architect and planner.

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.

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.

CDC

Homer"s Unified Command highlighted The State of Alaska's Sleeves Up program in their report to Homer City Council on Monday night.

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.
 

SPH

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy signed a proclamation ending the State's Emergency Declaration last week and Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum signed a Public Health Order, directing DHSS to continue taking all necessary actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic including leading Alaska’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

CDC

This morning on The COVID-19 Brief, Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital has the local information on Pfizer vaccine 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, vaccination rates and what possible reactions you might experience after your vaccination.

And, Jenny Carroll from the City of Homer talks about expanded access to Homer City Hall and the Homer Public Library.
 

CDC

The Center for Disease Control has removed the Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccine from its list of available vaccines due to six adverse reactions in the United States, one of which resulted in death.

Homer’s COVID Unified Command made their regular report to Homer City Council Monday night.  Mary Darbonne, Public Health Nurse at the Homer Public Health Center and Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, cited current, State figures on number of vaccines distributed from Ninilchik South and across the bay.


Nurse Darbonne says the total vaccinations, administered so far is, 9,381, and the total number of people fully vaccinated is 4,442. That's 30% of the total population of the Southern Peninsula vaccinated, so far.

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