Alaskans Age 12 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for distribution to children aged 12 to 15 and appointments are now available!
Check AnchorageCOVIDvaccine.org for appointments and for walk-in (no appointment needed) locations. Need help signing up? Call 907-646-3322. Interpreters are available.
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently approved for ages 12 and up.
A signed parental/guardian consent form is required for minors age 12 to 17 to be vaccinated. Some vaccine providers also require verbal consent by phone or the physical presence of a parent/guardian. Call 907-646-3322 to check consent requirements before your appointment. The presence of parent/guardian is always preferred.
If you have questions about COVID-19 vaccines, call the Anchorage Health Department at 907-531-5100. For additional Anchorage COVID-19 resources on testing, vaccines, and other information, visit muni.org/covid-19.
In This Issue
50 Years of ANSCA
Fifty years ago, as the Watergate scandal swirled around then-President Richard Nixon, he signed into law the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). It was the largest land claims settlement in the nation’s history and a stark departure from agreements forced on Tribes in the Lower 48.