More vaccine headed Alaska's way

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The State of Alaska reports that it will receive 52,900 COVID-19 doses in January.

    Vaccine continues to be distributed across the state through a phased allocation plan.

    The state will receive 27,300 doses of the Pfizer vaccine which includes 7,800 allocated to the Indian Health Service.  It will also receive 25,600 doses of Moderna vaccine which includes 8,400 doses allocated to IHS.

    Governor Mike Dunleavy says the state will continue to accelerate and offer the vaccine to  senior citizens and elders who have experienced the greatest illness and death from COVID-19,”

    In addition to senior citizens, those working in public safety and education, as well as other front-line workers will also be included in this current phase.


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