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Interview with Dr. Kathleen Todd 1-13-21

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interview Dr. Kathleen Todd of Valdez Medical Clinic. Topics covered include: Vaccination in Valdez; Navigating the vaccination website; status of healthcare in Valdez; and COVID testing in Schools.

Interview with Dr. Kathleen Todd 1-6-2021

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Dr. Kathleen Todd. Topics covered include: Vaccinations in the State of Alaska and Valdez; Valdez mask ordinance extended to February 3rd; 2nd dose of vaccine for health care workers; process for […]

Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd 12-30-20

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked with Dr. Kathleen Todd M.D. regarding vaccine distribution; plans for 2nd shot; plans for the next round of vaccine distribution and who will be involved with organizing.

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  • Members of the Alaska National Guard heading to Washington to help with inauguration January 18, 2021
    Airmen and Soldiers from the Alaska National Guard prepare to depart from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, to assist with Wednesday’s inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, D.C. Approximately 80 Alaska Guardsmen volunteered and most of them will be transported by a KC-135 Stratotanker from the Alaska Air National Guard’s 168th […]
  • 400,000: The invisible deaths of covid-19 January 18, 2021
    Ann Barker Ong, who also had tested positive for the coronavirus, held her husband's hand as he died Dec. 21. (Photo for The Washington Post by Shane Bevel)In a Connecticut hospital room, a woman less than 48 hours from death posted on Facebook: “It is now just a matter of trying to keep me comfortable […]
  • What Biden can and can’t get from an evenly divided Senate January 18, 2021
    FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2020, file photo Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee hold a news conference after boycotting the vote by the Republican-led panel to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to sit on the Supreme Court at the Capitol in Washington. […]
  • Trump prepares to offer clemency to more than 100 people in final hours in office January 18, 2021
    A view of the White House, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (Evan Vucci/)WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is preparing to pardon or commute the sentences of more than 100 people in his final hours in office, decisions that are expected to be announced Monday or Tuesday, according to two people familiar […]
  • With fewer new cases and a bolstered workforce, Alaska’s COVID-19 contact tracing is finally rebounding January 18, 2021
    Jordan Loewe is a nurse at Providence Alaska Medical Center and a public health nurse for the Anchorage Health Department who conducts COVID-19 contact tracing. Photographed on January 15, 2021. (Marc Lester / ADN) (Marc Lester/)Back in November, with COVID-19 cases surging and the state’s contact tracing corps overwhelmed, officials implored people testing positive to […]

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