Public health experts to provide update on COVID-19 in Alaska
House Health and Social Services Committee to hear testimony on the status of the pandemic
WHAT: The number of people with COVID-19 in Alaska has steadily increased over the past few weeks. On Wednesday, the House Health and Social Services Committee will hold a hearing to examine the status of the pandemic in our state, and to discuss the public health challenges created by the disease.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Livestream on akl.tv
PARTICIPANTS: DHSS Commissioner Adam Crum
Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer
Heidi Hedberg, Division of Public Health Director
Dr. Joe McLaughlin, State Epidemiologist
Tari O’Connor, Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Coleman Cutchins, Pharmacist/Office of Substance Abuse and Addiction Prevention
Sana Efrid, Assistant DHSS Commissioner
Stacie Kraly, Department of Law
Additional testimony expected from the health provider community
Alaska House Majority