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Next COVID-19 vaccine clinic for seniors & healthcare workers is Feb. 11-12; signup opens Mon. Feb. 1 at noon

January 27, 2021 – News

Seniors (age 65 and up) and healthcare workers have the opportunity to get a COVID-19 vaccine during a clinic February 11 and 12 at Centennial Hall. Vaccinations are by appointment only. Appointments can be made starting Monday, February 1, at 12 p.m. on juneau.org/vaccine. The public is encouraged to sign up online if possible; those who are unable to sign up online can call 586-6000 to make an appointment starting February 1 at 12 p.m.

The clinic will distribute about 1,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine over the two days. In order to make an appointment, you must be available for a second dose at Centennial Hall March 4-5. The clinic is organized by Juneau Public Health Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital, Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, and City and Borough of Juneau.

To sign up for an appointment, you must either be a senior (age 65 and up) or a healthcare worker. This is based on the State of Alaska’s criteria for vaccine eligibility. Clinic staff will contact individuals under age 65 who’ve made an appointment to verify health care worker status.

The clinic is for Alaska residents who are currently living in Juneau and have physically been in Juneau for at least five days prior to the clinic dates, February 11 and 12. If you will be returning to Juneau within five days of the clinic dates, and therefore strict social distancing per State of Alaska Health Orders 6 or 8​, do not make an appointment. Strict social distancing cannot be maintained at the clinic.

People with appointments should bring a photo ID to the clinic. After checking in and getting the vaccine, you’ll be monitored for 15 minutes for any adverse reactions. Appointments for the second dose will be made at the clinic. Everyone at the clinic is required to wear a mask. There is no cost for the vaccine or the administration of the vaccine.

Making an appointment by telephone

Eligible individuals who do not have access to or use the internet can call 586-6000 to make an appointment starting February 1 at 12 p.m. About a hundred appointments have been set aside for call-ins.

Homebound seniors

A portion of Juneau’s monthly vaccine allocation from the state is being reserved for homebound seniors. Individuals in this population do not need to make an appointment. Public Health is coordinating with agencies that serve this population to set up vaccine appointments.

Rest of Juneau’s vaccine allocation

For February, the community of Juneau will be getting around 1,100 Pfizer doses and 500 Moderna doses from the State of Alaska. This is where they’re going:

  • 1,100 Pfizer doses for the February 11-12 clinic and homebound seniors
  • 300 Moderna doses to Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)
  • 100 Moderna doses to state-enrolled provider Ron’s Apothecary Shoppe
  • 100 Moderna doses to state-enrolled provider Safeway Pharmacy

At this time, CBJ does not know when Ron’s Apothecary or Safeway will release appointment dates, but will let the public know as soon as the information is available. Learn about the state-enrolled vaccine providers in Juneau and how to make appointments here.

As more information becomes available on future allocations, the Juneau COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force will be in contact with other state-enrolled providers to facilitate more vaccine opportunities.

For more information, email covidquestions@juneau.org or call the City Manager’s Office at 586-5240.