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State covid numbers coming down, but Sitka is ticking up

State health officials reported ten new coronavirus infections among residents in Sitka on Wednesday (10-20-21), pushing the community’s total number of cases to 23 over the last seven days. Statewide, infection numbers dropped 10-percent from last week.

Sitka health providers report steady rollout of COVID boosters, third doses

Health providers report around 1,200 third dose and booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered in Sitka.. Sitka Fire Chief Craig Warren told the Sitka Unified Command last week (10-14-21), that the third dose is causing some confusion over vaccination rates because the state’s COVID-19 information system was designed to track two doses, not three or more. 

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KCAW Coronavirus Information Hub

KCAW is tracking the latest information regarding vaccination and testing, as well as Alaska's travel mandates. You can also find links to other resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A spooky kid’s classic, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ opens this weekend at Sitka Fine Arts Camp

Young Performers Theater presents the stage adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel, A Wrinkle in Time (7 p.m. Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30; 2 p.m. Sunday, October 31 at the Odess Theater). The show tells a trans-galactic adventure story as a 14-year old girl searches for her father with the help of a trio of magical witches. Director Zeke Blackwell joins us to share more details about this spooky, sci-fi classic.

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