All Alaska Airmen must submit to an experimental COVID shot by Dec. 2 or face military discipline and separation. Those seeking a narrow medical or religious exemption have until Oct. 12 to make their requests known. This information was shared in two
Gov. Mike Dunleavy joined the growing chorus, both in Alaska and across the nation, of political leaders who oppose President Joe Biden’s recently revealed plan to mandate COVID shots for tens of millions of Americans – both in the public and private
An email sent May 14 to all staff of the Norton Sound Health Corporation puts its 700 employees on notice that they are now required to submit to a COVID shot as a condition of employment. Issued by CEO Angie Gorn, the email states that the new policy applies
Introduced on April 14, House Bill 175 recognizes COVID-19 immunization rights for Alaskans who decline to get the experimental COVID shots. Sponsored by Representatives Ben Carpenter (R-Nikiski), Sarah Vance (R-Homer) and Christopher Kurka (R-Wasilla), the
Norwegian Cruise Line, which offers seven-day trips from Seattle to Southeast Alaska, has asked the CDC to approve its cruising season beginning July 4 so long as all crew and passengers have proof of a COVID shot. An April 5 letter from Norwegian Cruise Line
The Kenai Borough Assembly passed an amended resolution affirming that it supports residents receiving COVID-19 vaccinations on a “prioritized and optional basis,” while noting that forcing citizens to take a vaccine against their wishes “is likely to
While there have been calls in some states for a mandatory COVID vaccine if one is developed, Alaska will not be one of them. “There will be no mandatory vaccination from the state side,” said Adam Crum, Alaska’s commissioner of health. “It’s going
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