Podcasts

Know Your Zone Info with Emergency Director Aaron Baczuk

KVAK’s Laurie talked to the City of Valdez Emergency Manager Director Aaron Baczuk about why it is important to “Know Your Zone” when it comes to earthquakes and tsunami’s.

Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd 10-13-21

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Dr. Kathy Todd about COVID. Topics covered include: status of healthcare in Valdez and State of Alaska; testing; vaccines; status of COVID in schools, close

Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd 10-6-21

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked with Dr. Kathleen Todd of Valdez Medical Clinic about COVID. The topics covered include: status of Valdez hospital; hospitals statewide; testing; vaccines; and what

Recording of City Council Special Meeting 9-28-21

Recording of City Council’s Special Meeting 9-28-21. Discussion Item: Process and Considerations for COVID-19 Disaster Declaration and Mask Mandate

Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd about COVID Testing

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Dr. Kathy Todd regarding COVID testing in Valdez. Topics covered include: Availability of testing in Valdez; different types of testing; time to conduct tests;

Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd – Valdez Healthcare & COVID

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Dr. Kathleen Todd regarding the status of healthcare in the Valdez community during the recent surge in COVID cases. Topics covered include: ability to treat

Suicide – Stigma and Stereotypes

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked with GMS School Counselor Kyra Meyer about the stigma and stereotypes surrounding Suicide. Meyer shares tips for talking with those asking for help and provides

Suicide Prevention Month Podcast – What Happens at the Counseling Center?

KVAK’s Heidi Franke spoke to Behavioral Clinician Elina Mapfumo from the Providence Valdez Counseling Center.  If a person is thinking about suicide, what happens if they decide to seek

Suicide – Robe Lake Story & How to Ask for Help

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked with GMS Counselor Kyra Meyers about suicide. September is suicide prevention month and Meyer shares a story to illustrate what it is like for a person struggling

Suicide Prevention Month Podcast – Grief

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked with Matt Wadsworth, Director of the Providence Valdez Counseling Center about Suicide Prevention Month and Grief. This is Part Two of a four part series.