In this file photo Bartlett Regional Hospital pharmacist Chris Sperry holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 15, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)

In this file photo Bartlett Regional Hospital pharmacist Chris Sperry holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 15, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)

City announces student clinics, shares where to get 3rd shot

Clinics and more.

Juneau Public Health Center will offer COVID-19 clinics this week and next for students 12 and older, the city announced in a news release.

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be available at both clinics, according to City and Borough of Juneau. The first clinic is scheduled for 3-6 p.m. this Thursday at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School. The second clinic is scheduled for 3-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2. at Floyd Dryden Middle School. People can register for the first clinic online at https://myhealth.alaska.gov/appointment/en/reg/6075129556; and the second clinic online at https://myhealth.alaska.gov/appointment/en/reg/2012756569.

Any Juneau student older than 12 can be vaccinated at either school. Children 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If a parent or guardian is unavailable, a permission form can be filled out. Forms are available at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x25WWEBOyoLJiXhUTtK4-p339wmtRjXtOZUV22HrmLo/edit.

CBJ also shared a list of locations at which people with compromised immune systems can receive a third dose of Pfizer of Moderna vaccine, as recommended by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The advice applies to moderate-to-severe immunocompromised people, which includes people who have been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood, received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system, received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system, moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome), advanced or untreated HIV infection and active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress the immune response

Locations where people can receive a third vaccine dose identified by the city include:

— Capstone Clinic at Juneau International Airport offers Pfizer and Moderna (walk-in or by appointment at alaska.covidsecureapp.com)

— Costco Pharmacy offers Moderna (walk-in or by appointment)​

— Fred Meyer Pharmacy offers Moderna (walk-in or by appointment)

— Genoa Healthcare offers Pfizer (by appointment)

— Juneau Public Health Center offers Pfizer (walk-in on Thursdays or by appointment)​

— Juneau Urgent & Family Care offers Pfizer and Moderna (walk-in or by appointment​)

— Safeway Pharmacy offers Moderna (walk-in only)

— SEARHC Ethel Lund Medical Center offers Pfizer and Moderna (by appointment)

Contact the Juneau Empire newsroom at (907)308-4895.

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