Fred Meyer announces it is working with the state on vaccine distribution

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Published: Dec. 14, 2020 at 3:00 PM AKST|Updated: Dec. 14, 2020 at 3:06 PM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Fred Meyer has announced it is working with the state to help roll out the first phase of the COVID-19 vaccines in Alaska.

The first doses of the vaccines arrived in Alaska on Sunday, according to the Department of Health and Social Services.

The vaccine will initially have limited distribution, according to the state. It will first be available to:

  • Hospital-based frontline health care workers
  • Long-term care facility residents and staff
  • Emergency medical services/fire personnel providing emergency medical services
  • Community Health Aide/Practitioners
  • Individuals who give the vaccinations

Fred Meyer did not say when they would have the vaccine available for the general public.

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