LISTEN: Ahead of distribution, what should Alaskans know about Covid vaccines?

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A healthcare worker administering the 2020 flu vaccine to a patient. (Lauren Bishop/CDC)

Thousands of Alaskans will soon receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The virus has upended our lives, and vaccines are the first step toward returning to normal. But there are plenty of challenges ahead, and that includes convincing Alaskans to get vaccinated.

We speak with medical experts about what Alaskans should know about COVID-19 vaccines.

HOST: Annie Feidt


  • Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer for the State of Alaska
  • Dr. Robert Onders, Medical Director of Community and Health Systems Improvement, ANTHC
  • Tessa Walker Linderman, Nurse Consultant with Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services


Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

Send an email to (comments may be read on air).

Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

Annie Feidt is the broadcast managing editor at Alaska Public Media. Reach her at Read more about Annie here

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