State medical officer says COVID 'not done with us'
December 23, 2021
Greater access to COVID-19 home testing kits, changes to the state statistics dashboard, and the arrival of the Omicron variant in Alaska were among the topics covered by Dr. Anne Zink in a report to the Sitka Assembly on Dec. 14.
“I know the last thing we want is COVID,” said Zink, the state’s chief medical officer. “Man, we are all done with it. Unfortunately, it’s just not done with us.”
She said the state’s role is “to provide tools for Alaskans to keep themselves, their families and their communities healthy.”
Zink attended the meeting by Zoom. Before she spoke, a num...