State will provide airport vaccination shots to help attract tourists

Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be made available at four airports in the state starting June 1, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said April 16 as he unveiled plans aimed at bolstering the state’s pandemic-battered tourist industry.

Dunleavy also outlined plans for a national marketing campaign aimed at luring tourists using federal aid money and said the airport vaccination offering is “probably another good reason to come to the state of Alaska in the summer.”

The state plans to offer vaccines at airports in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Ketchikan, the main arrival airports for travelers flying into Al...

 

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