All Alaskans Age 16 and Older Are Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination
Alaska is the first state to allow all of those living and working in Alaska age 16 and older to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Alaska has the highest rate of COVID-19 vaccination—16%—in the nation. Some parts of the state have 90% vaccination rates for those age 65 and older. Alaskans age 18 and older may receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccination, while those age 16 and older can get the Pfizer immunization. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 61 million Americans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to read more.