Alaska's unique geography and isolation have helped at least 10 villages record zero cases of COVID-19. The list of communities stretches from Southeast Alaska to the Aleutian Islands to deep in the Interior, and some of them have vaccinated nearly all of their adults.
The federal government's monthly shipment of COVID-19 vaccine to Alaska will nearly double in March, rising to 103,000 first doses from the 61,000 allocated to the state in February.
Alaska lost 27,000 jobs in 2020. And, while the whole state suffered, regions that depend on tourism were hit especially hard.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy is quarantining at his home in Wasilla after one of his close contacts tested positive for COVID-19, the governor's office said in a prepared statement Monday.
The doses were in shipments headed for 21 different providers, and some are having to postpone clinics until the vaccine can arrive next week.
Vaccines and safety measures hang in the balance as Alaska lawmakers allow COVID-19 response power to expire
Lawmakers are allowing Alaska's emergency authority to respond to COVID-19 to expire. But the pandemic isn't over — so what's the plan now?
Alaska has opened COVID-19 vaccines to a big, new group. Here’s who’s eligible and how to find a shot.
Here’s what we know about who can get a shot now, and where to sign up.
Initially, teachers were separated into different eligibility tiers, but the state changed course, opening vaccines to educators of all ages.