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Alaska health care employers require vaccination


August 12, 2021

As the Delta variant spreads and as COVID-19 case counts climb throughout Alaska, more health care providers in the state are requiring that their workers get vaccinated.

Full vaccination also will be required of students living in on-campus housing at the University of Alaska Southeast and at the university campus in Anchorage.

The PeaceHealth hospital system, which operates the Ketchikan Medical Center, announced Aug. 3 that all caregivers will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting Aug. 31, unless they provide proof of a medical exemption.

"The policy will apply to all ca...

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