By Monday, 293,739 people — about 48% of Alaskans eligible for a shot — had received at least their first dose.
Nearly half of the cases reported Wednesday were in the Anchorage area.
Thousands of appointments remain open in the Anchorage area over the next several days.
The most eager individuals have already received their shots, Alaska health officials say, so the challenge now is how to reach a busier and sometimes more...
Health officials are encouraging Alaskans to cancel appointments in advance if they can’t make it so that as little vaccine as possible is wasted.
By Wednesday, 201,687 people — about 28% of Alaska’s population — had received at least their first vaccine shot.
By Monday, about 26% of Alaska’s total population had received at least their first vaccine shot.
“This is a very large and broad group, and I’ve been saying that if you think that you might qualify, you probably do,” said Tessa Walker...
The 852-mile race, which began Sunday at Deshka Landing, is the shortest in Iditarod history.
Still, the borough’s lack of restrictions has drawn two state athletic events from Anchorage, where sports fall under stricter protocols.