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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Next Hot Topics Webinar: Alaska's COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

May 6, 2021
Photograph of small airplane flying over a lake with mountains in the background.

As the country’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, many unique challenges and successes are emerging.

In the May session of Hot Topics in Practice, public health leaders from Alaska share what’s working in their state.

This one-hour webinar will consider how Alaska’s health systems are working together in creative ways to help make their state a national leader in vaccine distribution. The presenters will review their particular strategies for overcoming geographical, infrastructural, and historical challenges to get vaccines into remote locations. Yes, some vaccines have been delivered by dogsled.

Register today to learn about systems thinking for successful vaccine distribution in Alaska. For more background on this topic, watch the archived recording of the July 2020 Hot Topics in Practice session.

Alaska Tribal Perspective on COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Date: May 27, 2021, noon to 1:00 p.m. (Pacific)

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals

Presenter

Verné Boerner, President and CEO, Alaska Native Health Board

About Hot Topics in Practice

Hot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar forum to discuss issues affecting public health practice.

Up to 1 CPH recertification credit may be earned by viewing this webinar. Visit the National Board of Public Health Examiners to learn more.