Alaska COVID-19 Vaccine Update – March 3, 2021

 COVID Vaccine Alaska Vaccine Update
March 3, 2021


More people are now eligible to be vaccinatedAs of today, March 3, more people now meet criteria to be vaccinated. Vaccine supply remains limited, meaning we are not able to vaccinate everyone at this time. More appointments will be added as they are available, with many being added on Thursday.

Some requirements apply. Take a brief eligibility quiz to see if you meet current eligibility criteria. It takes an average of 3 minutes to complete. Click here to begin. Those eligible to get vaccinated in Alaska now include people who are: Age 55 or above Essential workers Considered “high risk” or “might be high risk” for severe COVID-19 illness by the CDC or their provider Living in multigenerational housing Living or working in congregate settings Assisting someone who is 65 years or above to a vaccine appointment Living in communities with limited plumbing You may also review criteria in full at http://covidvax.alaska.gov or call 1-907-646-3322 to learn more and find a vaccine provider or appointment near you.

Note: Moderna’s vaccine and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine are authorized for ages 18 and up, and Pfizer’s vaccine is authorized for people ages 16 and up. Criteria apply to vaccine managed by the State of Alaska. Vaccine managed by the Alaska Tribal Health System, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Defense may have different eligibility criteria. 

Resources to review and share Materials to support community partners with outreach:How to make your COVID-19 vaccine appointment (PDF)Breakroom Flyer Eligibility/Appointments (PDF)General Flyer Availability/Appointments (PDF) Community partners are also encouraged to find newly posted materials they may use on our Resources page, including many newly translated materials posted on the Communication and Education Toolkit section. Covidvax.alaska.gov 

State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health
Desiree Chambers, Liaison Team 907-428-7030 Mariah Seater, Liaison Team

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