COVID-19 Vaccine INFORMATION

he Ketchikan EOC has partnered with Ketchikan Public Health and local health care providers to share information on the availability of the vaccine in Ketchikan.  The EOC recommends all citizens research the vaccine and determine if the vaccine is right for you.  Before scheduling your appointment, please review the following sources:

  1.      Contact your healthcare providers to discuss the vaccine and available options.
  2.      Types of vaccine (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson): ):  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/different-vaccines.html
  3.      Vaccine safety and efficacy: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Epi/id/Pages/COVID-19/VaccineInfo.aspx
  4.      How to report a reaction following a vaccination: https://vaers.hhs.gov/ 
COVID VACCINE AVAILABILITY

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for anyone living or working in Alaska who is age 12 or older.  Vaccine managed by  the Alaska Tribal Health System, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Defense may have different eligibility criteria.  See www.covidvax.alaska.gov for additional information.  There are several opportunities for Ketchikan residents to get the COVID-19 Vaccine!  

Ketchikan Public Health Center (605 Gateway Court) has vaccine appointments available at http://hss.state.ak.us/appts.htm

  • Moderna Mondays - Moderna clinics on Mondays from 11:30am-12:20pm. (18 and older)
  • Pfizer Fridays – Pfizer clinics on Fridays from 11:30am-12:20pm.  (12 and older)

 

Free Pfizer Vaccine Clinics for anyone ages 12 and older, sponsored by Ketchikan Chamber and First City Rotary:

  • June 11, 3-6pm at the Plaza
  • June 12, 11am to 2pm at Landing Sunny Point Conference Center
  • Those ages 12-17 must have a parent or guardian present at the appointment.

Free Moderna Vaccine Clinic for those 18 and older, sponsored by Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL):
  • June 14, 10am to 12:30pm at the Plaza, Suite 222
  • Call 204-0918 to confirm; at least 10 registrations are needed to hold the clinic


If you are a Ketchikan business or organization interested in holding a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for your employees, customers or others in the community, contact Carlene Dixon, EOC Liaison Officer, to learn more: 907-204-0918.

See the list of local clinics below for contact information to schedule a vaccine appointment. 
Local ProvidersContact Information
Island PharmacySchedule online at:
www.islandpharmacyak.com
Safeway PharmacySchedule online at:
https://mhealthcheckin.com/covidvaccine?clientId=1600116282890&region=Alaska&urlId=%2Fvcl%2F1600116282890

Walmart PharmacySchedule online at:
https://www.walmart.com/cp/1228302
Enter Ketchikan, Alaska or Ketchikan, AK (not zip code)
*See video below for instructions on how to schedule an appointment through www.walmart.com
Ketchikan Public Health CenterSchedule online at:
https://myhealth.alaska.gov/
Power of Wellness ClinicSchedule by phone:
907-220-4447
Legacy Health ClinicSchedule by phone:
907-225-6355
Northway  ClinicSchedule by phone:
907-225-4325
Creekside ClinicSchedule by phone:
907-220-9982
Serenity Health ClinicSchedule by phone:
907-247-9355
PeaceHealth Medical CenterSchedule by phone:
907-228-8140


HOW DO I GET A VACCINE?
  1. Make an appointment directly with a local Ketchikan provider. See the table above for direct appointment instructions.
  2. Members of the Ketchikan Indian Community or Saxman tribal citizens may call the Ketchikan Indian Community Clinic at 907.228.9200.
  3. Call one of the following local agencies for information about how to schedule an appointment:
    • Ketchikan Public Library @ 907-225-3331
    • Rendezvous Senior Services is available to assist its clientele @ 907-247-1961
  4. Appointments can be scheduled online at http://covidvax.alaska.gov 
  5. Call 907-646-3322 for assistance with scheduling an appointment. The call line is now staffed Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on weekends. 

Please note that the current vaccine quantity and available appointment times are limited.  If an appointment is not available, please check back in a day or two.

Information on the COVID-19 vaccine is available at http://covidvax.alaska.gov

Instructional Videos For Signing Up For Vaccination Appointments Through The State of Alaska and Wal Mart: