by Katie Pesznecker | Apr 17, 2023 | COVID-19, Magazine, Professional Services
The Alaska Work Matters Task Force reviewed and analyzed existing policies, practices, procedures, barriers, and workforce utilization data regarding the employment of people with disabilities in Alaska, producing a report that includes sweeping recommendations for legislation and for executive branch departments, agencies, and commissions.
by alaskabusiness | Aug 4, 2021 | COVID-19, Finance, Real Estate
While the federal eviction moratorium expired on Saturday, July 31, 2021 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation has contacted all 30,000 applicants in Alaska Housing Rent Relief, reviewed all requests for past-due rent and paid $85.2 million.
by alaskabusiness | Jul 6, 2021 | COVID-19, Featured, Finance, News
“The $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund provided desperately needed relief to more than 100,000 restaurants and other food and beverage businesses across the nation with significant funding going to our hardest-hit, underserved businesses,” says SBA Administrator Isabel Guzman.
by Tasha Anderson | Jul 6, 2021 | COVID-19, Featured, Healthcare, News
“We are pleased to be playing a role in getting more Alaskans vaccinated and certainly agree that this is a major function in bouncing back from the pandemic,” says President and CEO Bruce Bustamante.
by alaskabusiness | May 21, 2021 | COVID-19, Featured, Government, News
“Due to the efforts of Alaskans protecting our most vulnerable, the early and rapid vaccination of our high risk population, and the widespread availability of vaccines and therapeutics, Alaska has seen a significant decline in COVID cases,” says Governor Mike Dunleavy.
by alaskabusiness | May 19, 2021 | COVID-19, News, Small Business
A familiar story emerges from the data: COVID-19 has negatively impacted the hiring market and tourism-based businesses.
by alaskabusiness | May 14, 2021 | COVID-19, Government, News
This change comes as a result of updated guidance from the CDC advising that fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear masks in most public settings, increased vaccination rates, and decreasing case counts in Anchorage.
by alaskabusiness | May 13, 2021 | COVID-19, Healthcare, News
A signed parental/guardian consent form is required for youth age 12 to 17 to be vaccinated, and the presence of a parent/guardian is preferred.
by alaskabusiness | May 3, 2021 | COVID-19, Healthcare, News
Vaccine Week will bring free, accessible vaccine clinics, prizes, and celebratory events to Anchorage during the first week of May. We’re going to #DoItForSummer.
by alaskabusiness | Apr 26, 2021 | COVID-19, Featured, Finance, News, Small Business
Supplemental Targeted Advances will provide $5 billion in additional assistance to 1 million small businesses and nonprofit organizations that have been most severely affected by the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.