State health officials are preparing to vaccinate a new wave of children in the coming weeks. At a statewide press conference on Thursday (10-28-21) Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anne Zink, said children from ages 5 to 11 will be eligible for coronavirus vaccinations soon.
Sitka’s COVID dashboard underwent a makeover recently. Now Sitkans have less information than they used to about how the coronavirus is playing out in the community. KCAW’s Katherine Rose spoke with local and state officials to try to understand the changes, and discrepancies in the numbers.