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

March 25, 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.

All Alaskans 16 and older are now eligible to receive a vaccine.  If you have not received your vaccine yet, there are appointments available across Alaska.   

To find an appointment/location:

  • Visit the Alaska COVID-19 Appointments website.
  • 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, check out these resources:

Or talk with your doctor for specific questions.

Municipality of Anchorage Update

“Vaccine Week”
Sleeves up, Anchorage! May 1-9 is Vaccine Week!
Free, accessible vaccine sites are located all across the city. When you get a COVID-19 vaccine during Vaccine Week, you’ll be entered to win one of many prizes, including: $500 cash, a weekend stay at the Hotel Captain Cook, an Apple Watch, or roundtrip tickets on Alaska Airlines.

Anyone 16 and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are free and only take about 15 minutes.

Click here to find a location near you.