Sitka Unified Command Encourages Sitkans to Vaccinate

When you are fully vaccinated (two weeks after your final shot):
▪️It is very unlikely that you will suffer severe illness, hospitalization, or death from the virus.
▪️You can gather indoors with others who have been fully vaccinated without wearing a mask.
▪️You can safely visit restaurants, theaters and the gym.
▪️You can safely travel outside Alaska for vacation and business.
▪️You no longer need to quarantine if exposed to COVID-19.
▪️You are more likely to be protected against currently circulating variants of the virus.

The more Alaskans are vaccinated, the fewer Alaskans will contract COVID-19, and the sooner businesses can ease restrictions. Vaccination is the fastest way to reopen Alaska’s economy and communities.

Unified Command recommends you research the COVID-19 vaccine to determine if it is right for you. Before scheduling your appointment, contact your healthcare provider to discuss the vaccine and available options.

Review the following resources for more information:
▪️Types of vaccine (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson):

▪️Vaccine safety and efficacy:

▪️How to report a reaction following a vaccination:

✅To schedule a vaccine appointment visit: or

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