Former Super Bowl champ comes to Alaska for vaccination drive


August 26, 2021

ANCHORAGE (AP) - Three-time Super Bowl champion Mark Schlereth returned home to Alaska last week to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Service High School alumnus made a halftime appearance last Friday night during his alma mater’s game at West High School.

“I just want to encourage everybody to do your part, to talk to your doctor and if it’s the right decision for you, please get vaccinated, please take care of one another,” Schlereth said Aug. 20.

He has been advocating on social media for COVID-19 vaccines, and he said the NFL Players Association reached out to hi...

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