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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.
 

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COVID-19 vaccine is available now at several locations on the Southern Kenai Peninsula for people who qualify. Anyone over the age of 55 can get the vaccine along with essential workers of any age, people who live in multigenerational households and people who work in congregate settings.


New Tiers of Eligibility for Coronavirus Vaccines

Mar 6, 2021
KBBI

The State of Alaska this week expanded the groups of people eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine. South Peninsula Hospital’s Derotha Ferraro detailed them on Thursday’s Covid Brief with Kathleen Gustafson.

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This morning on the regular, Thursday Covid Brief, Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital lists the upcoming vaccine clinics and locations.

City of Homer spokesperson Jenny Carroll talks about CARES Act fisheries and renter's aid. 

Nurse Lorne Carroll from the Homer Public Health Center answers questions from the listeners about vaccine reactions and effectiveness.
 

CDC

Over 100 people made appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, for next week's vaccination clinics at Homer High School and at South Peninsula Hospital's Test and Vaccine Site at 4120 Bartlett Street. SPH Spokesperson, Derotha Ferraro says 120 people signed up in the first two hours on Monday but there are still over 300 appointments available for eligible people and the hospital website scheduling portal is active 24 hours a day. 

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Registration begins today, Monday, March 1 at noon for the next COVID-19 vaccination clinic organized by Homer Incident Command.


There are over 500 appointments available for a clinic on Friday, March 12 at Homer High School, and 200 appointments available at South Peninsula Hospital's COVID Vaccine and Test Center on March 9, 10, 11, 16 and 17.
 

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On this morning's COVID-19 Brief, panelists:

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Alaskans on the Southern Kenai Peninsula who are newly eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine are waiting for healthcare providers to receive their allotment of doses for the month of March.

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The State of Alaska has expanded vaccine eligibility as of today, February 11. To find out if you're eligible and to learn about vaccine availability in your area, go to the State's COVID Vaccine Status page. 
 

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Registration begins today, Tuesday February 2, for the Homer Incident Command Team's COVID-19 vaccination clinics. The clinics are scheduled for this Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6 at the Christian Community Church on Bartlett Street in Homer.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has done more than just take the lives of nearly a half-a-million Americans, it’s also put pressures on other aspects of healthcare and recovery.
    The topic came up during a recent Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting after a quarterly report by South Peninsula Hospital’s Ryan Smith. Fritz Creek Assemblyman Willy Dunne, who is involved with the Southern Peninsula Opioid Task Force, asked about the lack of proper detox facilities, which are vital to recovery.

KBBI

On this mornings Brief, Pegge Erkeneff, representing Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, talks about new scheduling protocols for schools, and reviews numbers for enrollment, attendance and the District's food program.

Pat Race

The State of Alaska website currently shows no COVID-19 vaccine available in Homer, but SVT Health and Wellness Clinic is not listed on the State vaccine website. 
 

After last weekend’s successful Covid 19 vaccine event in Homer where over 700 people were seen, demand for the inoculation remains high.
    And while there was a waiting list last week, that was a one-time thing.
    South Peninsula Hospital’s Derotha Ferraro explained in response to a caller’s question on Thursday’s Covid Brief with Kathleen Gustafson.

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This morning on The COVID-19 Brief, Derotha Ferraro from South Peninsula Hospital, Jenny Carroll - Information Officer for the City of Homer and Pegge Erkeneff from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District answer questions from the listeners and KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson talks about the Borough's new call center to assist seniors who want to register for a vaccine.
In Homer, the number to call is (907) 235-4636.

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