The transmission rate of Covid-19 on the southern Kenai Peninsula is at an all-time high. If you are sick, please get tested and call your healthcare provider. Treatment is available! Do not delay!  To help prevent the spread to others, PLEASE wear cloth face coverings or procedure masks, get vaccinated if you can, stay away from others when sick, and get tested if you have been exposed or have symptoms.

7-day case counts on Southern Kenai Peninsula

Anchor Point5311 22
Fritz Creek11     
Other South 122 12

Data from Alaska Department of Health and Social Services: Table 2b Geographic Distribution of Cases by Report Date. Except for weekends and holidays, data is typically updated by noon.

Covid-19 Vaccines

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Booster Authorized Please talk to your healthcare provider about whether getting a Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 booster shot is appropriate for you. Learn more at Who can get a Covid-19 vaccine booster? Anyone who is at least six months after their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine series, and falls into one of these categories:

  • people 65 years and older;
  • residents aged 18 years and older in long-term care settings;
  • people aged 50 to 64 with certain underlying medical conditions ;
  • people 18 to 49 who are at high risk for severe COVID-19 due to certain underlying medical conditions may receive it based on their individual benefits and risks; and
  • people aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive it, based on their individual benefits and risks. This includes first responders (healthcare workers, firefighters, police, congregate care staff); education staff (teachers, support staff, daycare workers); workers in food and agriculture, manufacturing, corrections, U.S. Postal Service, public transit and grocery store workers.

Where can I get my vaccine booster?

  • Attend the mass Pfizer booster vaccination event on Friday, October 15 at Homer High School. 
  • Make Appointment Here
    NOTE – If you received your second dose on or before April 17, you qualify.
  • Set an appointment with your primary care provider.
  • At the SPH Test and Vaccine site (see below).

Pfizer booster doses are only recommended for certain individuals who have received two doses of Pfizer vaccine. Those who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines are not authorized for booster at this time.

COVID Clinic at 4201 Bartlett Street

Pfizer vaccines – available 7 days a week.

Moderna & Janssen vaccines – available only on Tuesdays and Fridays

Walk-ins welcome from 9am-5pm daily, or click below to make an appointment

Third dose for immunocompromised individuals can be done by provider referral (sent a day in advance of your vaccine visit) or by completing the attestation of conditions.

  Moderna & Janssen     Pfizer  

Vaccines are now offered during your appointments at Homer Medical Center and the SPH Family Care Clinic. Inquire at time of your appointment. Click here for a complete list of vaccine providers on the southern kenai peninsula. Pfizer vaccine is now authorized for individuals 12 years of age and older. Moderna and Janssen vaccines are authorized only for individuals 18 years of age and older. Learn more about vaccine safety in minors in letter to parents from Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska

Who is eligible? Anyone 12 and older.

Vaccine Information: Information about COVID-19 vaccines:

  • mRNA vaccines
  • Pfizer-BioNTech–authorized under FDA Emergency Use Authorization for individuals 12 – 15 years of age;
  • COMIRNATY (Pfizer-Biontech) – Fully approved by FDA for 16 years of age and older
  • Moderna – authorized under FDA Emergency Use Authorization for 18 years and up
  • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) – authorized under FDA Emergency Use Authorization for 18 years and up.