FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 15, 2022
Contact: Alexis Erikson, Public Relations Specialist
Phone: (907) 443-8918
4 COVID-19 Cases Identified on Sunday
Nome, Alaska –Norton Sound Health Corporation identified four COVID-19 cases in Nome on Sunday, August 14.
There are currently 15 active cases in the region: eight in Nome, two in Elim, two in Gambell, and one in each Golovin, Teller, and Unalakleet.
Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations are available for children ages 6 months to 5 years old. To get your child vaccinated in Nome, please call Primary Care at (907) 443-3333 and request to schedule a “nurse-only” pediatric COVID-19 vaccination appointment. In regional villages, please contact your local clinic to schedule an appointment or be added to the waitlist.
In Nome, there has been an update to the location of COVID-19 vaccinations. If you would like a COVID-19 vaccine, please schedule an appointment at the NSHC Primary Care. In the village, please contact your clinic.