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COVID Update: Alaska marks a 13% fall in COVID situations more than the last week

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As the quantity of vaccinated persons rises, COVID-19 conditions minimize. That was the main information that Data Officer for the City of Homer, Jenny Carroll delivered to Homer City Council Monday night. 


 Homer’s Unified Command Team introduced their COVID-19 Report to Homer Town Council at their frequent meeting Monday night time. Jenny Carroll, from the Town of Homer explained to the council thataccording to Alaska Department of Wellness and Social Providers data, 54% of Alaskans, 12 a long time and more mature have received at the very least their to start with vaccination dose and 48% have been thoroughly vaccinated.

 The Kenai Peninsula Borough is displaying a 41% vaccination fee. 

 Nationally, COVID cases are down just one 3rd about the last 7 days.

  In Alaska, a overall of 226 scenarios were being described past week. That’s a 13% minimize from the prior 7 days. On the Southern Kenai Peninsula, present information present 4 COVID instances reported above the past two months.

South Peninsula Clinic hospitalized two clients with COVID in the very last two weeks but none are at this time hospitalized. They have a person staff out at present for quarantine just after exposure.

 The state’s alert degree is Very low – shade code: Yellow,  at 3.47 conditions for every 100,000 in Alaska.Details for the Kenai Peninsula Borough is displaying a few situations for every 100,000 as of Monday.

 Carrol advised the council that since June 9th, the hospital has administered approximately 158 vaccines.The upcoming pop up vaccine clinic on the Spit is set for Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Boathouse Pavilion. They are however featuring $40 in Homer Bucks and a weekly drawing for reward certificates from neighborhood firms to everyone who vaccinates.

 South Peninsula Clinic administers vaccine seven times a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the COVID Take a look at and Vaccine Clinic at 4201 Bartlett Street.

 Pfizer and Jansen vaccines are out there each day of the 7 days.  Moderna is only offered on Mondays but that is about to alter. Commencing on  Friday, June 18th, Moderna will only be supplied on Fridays. 

  Learn far more about COVID-19 exams and vaccines on the SPH site and the Town of Homer’s website.Ulmer’s and Safeway pharmacies, SVT Health and fitness and Wellness and Kachemak Clinical Team are also administering COVID-19 vaccines.

  If you are coming into the COVID Treatment Middle on Bartlett Avenue for a COVID-19 test, if you have any questions about free, walk-in vaccines or if you just want to communicate to SPH’s 24-hour COVID Nurse, get in touch with (907) 235-0235.                                                                                       

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