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 By Brian Varela    News    April 8, 2021 

Last large vaccine clinic happening Friday

At the April 2 COVID-19 community update, Petersburg Medical Center Director of Nursing Jennifer Bryner said following the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinic in the Parks and Recreation community...

 By Brian Varela    News    April 8, 2021 

COVID-19 weekly update:

Local COVID-19 travel mandate still in place April 2 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance on Friday that recommends Americans who are fully vaccinated can travel freely... Full story


To the Editor

Vaccinations save lives To the Editor: Here is some important information that I have read about the vaccines that protect you against Covid-19: If you get Covid-19, it could infect your whole body and you could be sick for more than a week. This... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    April 1, 2021

Next vaccine clinic set

Petersburg Medical Center will be having its next COVID-19 vaccination clinic on April 9 at the Parks and Recreation Center's community gym. PMC Director of Nursing Jennifer Bryner said at the...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 25, 2021

Small, large vaccine clinics planned for April

Petersburg Medical Center will be holding a combination of small and large COVID-19 vaccination clinics in April as the community reaches a full vaccinated population of 33.9 percent, or 1,085 people,...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

COVID-19 case count down to 10

Petersburg's COVID-19 case count remained at 10 on Wednesday, as no new cases of the virus were reported and no infected residents were released from isolation, according to a joint press release for...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines reach over 1,000 residents this month

Approximately 250 residents were vaccinated at Petersburg Medical Center's COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday, which was the hospital's second vaccination clinic this month, according to PMC Phil...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 11, 2021

PMC anticipates 1,000 to be vaccinated

About 400 residents received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Petersburg Medical Center's vaccine clinic on March 5, and 1,000 residents are expected to be fully vaccinated in the next...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 11, 2021

Local COVID-19 cases falls to 16

Sixteen infected residents were released from isolation on Wednesday, while just one new active case has been added to Petersburg's active COVID-19 case count, according to a joint press release from...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 11, 2021

User fees reset at P&R

The Borough Assembly approved an ordinance in its third reading on Monday that reinstates user fees at the Parks and Recreation Center and makes changes to the fee structure. Ordinance #2021-03...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 11, 2021

PHS to test athletes for COVID-19 weekly

Petersburg High School will test students involved in interscholastic, in-person sports that involve competition and travel on a weekly basis as the Petersburg School District looks for ways to get st...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 4, 2021

Vaccine clinics moving forward as planned

Despite the ongoing outbreak, PMC is still scheduled to hold their next two COVID-19 vaccine distribution clinics. The first will be held on March 5 and residents who received their first dose of the...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 4, 2021

Active COVID-19 cases count at 67

Petersburg's active COVID-19 case count reached a new high of 67 cases on Wednesday, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center. Two cases were...

 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Petersburg at red status for COVID-19

Seven more residents tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing Petersburg's total active case count to 36, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg...

 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

PMC expects several vaccination clinics in March

The Petersburg Medical Center has the potential to vaccinate residents who want but have not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 12, but recipients will have to commit to...

 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Airport testing extended to June 30

Greeting, screening and testing services at James A. Johnson Airport will remain in place until June 30 for intrastate, interstate and international visitors under two health mandates passed by the...

 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Active cases reach 52 Thursday afternoon

The total active COVID-19 case count for Petersburg has reached 52 as of Thursday afternoon, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center. Six new... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

Petersburg expects over 80 port calls this summer

The Canadian government issued an order on Feb. 4 to prohibit cruise ships in all Canadian waters until Feb. 28, 2022, but Dave Berg, cofounder of Viking Travel, said the restriction would only...

 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

Few local health mandates stay intact

Alaska's disaster declaration, which was used to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, expired on Sunday after the state legislature and Gov. Mike Dunleavy failed to extend the declaration. Petersburg's...

 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

Over 1/3 of local population has received at least one vaccine dose

Petersburg Medical Center administered a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 11 to residents who received their first dose on Jan. 14, said PMC Director of Nursing Jennifer Bryner at the...


To the Editor

He was my hero To the Editor: I was saddened to hear about the passing of Jonas Hollingstad and wanted to tell his family that he was the most important person in my life. In 1945 when I was seven years old I fell off the float in Scow Bay. Could...


Lawmakers don't extend disaster order, ask Dunleavy for help

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) _ Alaska lawmakers, facing a looming deadline and disorganization in the House, have asked Gov. Mike Dunleavy to issue a new disaster declaration to aid the state's response to...


Active cases reach 26 in Petersburg

Petersburg COVID-19 case count has risen by six cases since Monday evening for a total of 26 active cases, according to the Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Dashboard. Twenty-four of the active... Full story


Editorial: A milestone

Today (Feb. 11) will be a significant day for hundreds of Petersburg residents who head to the community gym for the second dose of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine. Yet others received their first dose of...

 By Brian Varela    News    February 11, 2021

EOC apologizes for use of CodeRED system

Petersburg Incident Commander Karl Hagerman apologized at the COVID-19 community update on Friday for the borough's use of the CodeRED system on Jan. 29 that encouraged residents to put their names...


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