LISTEN: What do Alaskans need to know about COVID-19 vaccination?

University of Portland nursing student Abby Roth volunteers at a vaccination Jan. 06, 2021 at the Anchorage School District Education Center. (Robert DeBerry/Anchorage School District)

The FDA recently approved two vaccines for emergency use in the United States. They’re already being distributed in Alaska, but how can people who want the shots get them once they’re available? Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink will discuss the different vaccines and the state’s plan for vaccination.

HOST: Dr. Justin Clark

Guest: Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer for the State of Alaska

LINKS:

Here’s the appointment link Dr. Zink shared during the show
• The State of Alaska’s COVID-19 dashboard
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 resources
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration statement authorizing monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19

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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT

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