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Partnership between SEARHC & CBJ provides 2,100 COVID-19 vaccine doses; registration opens Mon. March 8 at noon for March 15-20 clinic

March 5, 2021 – News

UPDATE: All appointments for the March 15-20 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Centennial Hall have been booked. If you were not able to get an appointment, you can sign up for the waitlist on juneau.org/vaccine or by calling 586-6000. Individuals must be available to go to Centennial Hall anytime March 15-19 from 4 to 6 p.m. and March 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Anyone age 16 and up who lives or works in Alaska can get a vaccine.

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Juneau’s next COVID-19 vaccine clinic for eligible groups will take place March 15-20 at Centennial Hall. The 6-day clinic will distribute approximately 2,100 doses of the Pfizer vaccine thanks to a partnership with SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC).

Vaccinations are by appointment only and available March 15-19 at 3-6 p.m. and March 20 at 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Appointments can be made starting Monday, March 8, at 12 p.m. on juneau.org/vaccine. The public is encouraged to sign up online; those without internet can call 586-6000 starting March 8 at noon. A portion of the appointments have been set aside for call-ins.

“Vaccinating the community of Juneau is essential and in line with SEARHC’s mission of Alaska Native People working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities,” SEARHC Vice President Eric Gettis said.

Groups currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine at this clinic are:

  • People aged 55 years or above
  • People 16 years and above with a certain medical condition
  • People 16 years and above working as essential worker
  • People 16 years and above who live in a multigenerational household
  • People 16 years and above who assist someone aged 65 years and above to get vaccinated
  • Pre K-12 and child care education staff
  • People living or working in congregate settings

See more details and eligibility criteria on the State of Alaska Vaccine Eligibility webpage, or take this eligibility quiz. The clinic is organized by Bartlett Regional Hospital, Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, Juneau Public Health Center, SEARHC, and City and Borough of Juneau.

Important notes before making an appointment:

  • You must be available for a second dose at Centennial Hall April 5-10
  • The clinic is for Alaska residents currently living in Juneau who have physically been in the state for at least 5 days prior to March 15-20. If you have returned to the state within 5 days of the clinic dates, and therefore strict social distancing per CBJ ordinance, do not make an appointment. Strict social distancing cannot be maintained at the clinic.
  • If you signed up for the March 12-13 clinic waitlist, you are NOT automatically signed up for this March 15-20 clinic. You will need to make an appointment for the March 15-20 clinic to be guaranteed a vaccine. If you secure an appointment for the March 15-20 clinic, please email covidquestions@juneau.org to be removed from the March 12-13 waitlist.
  • If you’re making an appointment on behalf of someone who doesn’t speak English, please email covidquestions@juneau.orgor call 586-6000 ahead of their clinic appointment so translation services can be arranged.

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. Second-dose appointments will be made at the clinic. Everyone is required to wear a mask.

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