Alaska News

Watch live: Officials discuss COVID-19 preparedness, Bristol Bay commercial salmon season at 5 p.m.

Dr. Alexander Eastman, senior medical officer with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will discuss an upcoming tour to assess Alaska’s preparedness for COVID-19, today, at 5:00 p.m.

Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, will discuss the Bristol Bay commercial fishing season and Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink will discuss COVID-19 cases in Alaska.

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