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COVID-19 THREE-DOSE VACCINE SERIES FOR IMMUNOCOMPROMISED INDIVIDUALS RECOMMENDED AVAILABLE NOW

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is encouraging all Alaskans who are immunocompromised to follow a national recommendation to get a three-dose vaccine series now and is also closely following news about a federal plan to offer booster doses starting in late September to all Americans who are already fully vaccinated with an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna).