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COVID-19 ECHOs

  • Alaska's COVID-19 ECHO informational sessions
    Keep informed about COVID-19 in Alaska with DHSS, the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development (DEED) and Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) through the UAA Center for Human Development. These videoconferences create virtual learning communities by connecting Alaska’s COVID-19 experts with specific audiences on specific topics.

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Virtual Town Hall Meetings

  • September 22, 2020 Town Hall Meeting
    DHSS Commissioner Adam Crum, Major General Torrence Saxe, and Acting Attorney General Ed Sniffen for a virtual town hall meeting on the status of Alaska's health mandates, emergency declaration, and powers that a local government can take during a crisis.
  • September 15, 2020 Town Hall Meeting
    Governor Mike Dunleavy, Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Joe McLaughlin, and Director Patsy Wescott, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development host an online town hall meeting to answer questions on the State of Alaska’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • September 10, 2020 Town Hall Meeting
    Governor Dunleavy, Alaska public health officials, and members of his cabinet answer questions about the data, science, or detailed medical information related to COVID-19 in Alaska. Panel featured DHSS Commissioner Adam Crum, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink, and Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Joe McLaughlin.
  • June 18, 2020 Town Hall Meeting
    Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer and Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai hosted a virtual town hall on how the Division of Elections has keeping the fall Primary and General Elections a safe experience during the COVID-19 outbreak in Alaska.
  • June 4, 2020 Town Hall Meeting
    Adam Crum, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services; Corri Feige, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources; and Doug Vincent-Lang, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game answer questions on camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities in Alaska while following social distancing and other COVID-19 guidelines.
  • May 28, 2020 Town Hall Meeting
    Commissioner Adam Crum, Dr. Anne Zink, and medical and public health experts answer your medical, science, and data questions related to COVID-19
  • May 26, 2020 Town Hall Meeting
    Commissioner Adam Crum, Dr. Anne Zink, join medical and public health experts to answer your medical, science, and data questions related to COVID-19
  • May 21, 2020 Town Hall Meeting
    Governor Mike Dunleavy, Commissioner Adam Crum, and Dr. Anne Zink answer questions from Alaskans

Press Briefings

Updates from Governor Mike Dunleavy and Alaska's public health officials on the COVID-19 outbreak in Alaska and the Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan:

Presentations

Legislative Briefings

Reports