thread Encourages Early Childhood Educators to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

September 29, 2021

As Alaska’s early childhood education workforce, you play an essential role in protecting the health and safety of our children every day. 

Now, it’s your turn to protect yourself and your family against COVID-19 by getting vaccinated. 

Getting vaccinated is one of the easiest things you can do to stay healthy.  Vaccines work with your immune system so it will be ready to fight the virus if you are exposed.

Make an Appointment Today!

thread encourages you to make time to get vaccinated.

Vaccines are available to both Alaskan residents and visitors. People 18+ may receive either Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines. 12-17 year-olds may receive the Pfizer vaccine only.

To find an appointment/location statewide:

  • Visit the Alaska Find Your COVID-19 Appointment website.
    • Or, call the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services at 907.646.3322 to schedule a vaccine appointment.
      • Phone line operates:
        • Monday through Friday: 9 am to 6:30 pm
        • Weekend: 9 am to 4:30 pm  
      • Language interpretation services are available.

Benefits of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccinations are one of the best tools we have to fight COVID-19. 

To learn more about the benefits of getting vaccinated, talk to your doctor, or check out these resources:

Stay Healthy

In addition to getting vaccinated, you can help minimize COVID in our communities by

  • Wearing a mask indoors
  • Washing your hands regularly
  • Staying distanced when possible
  • Helping to educate your staff, co-workers, and parents to do the same