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How Mekoryuk Reached 97% Of Eligible Population Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Mar 17, 2021

The percentage of the eligible population of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in each Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta community varies widely. The community with the highest percentage of people vaccinated is Mekoryuk on Nunivak Island, at 97% of the eligible population vaccinated. KYUK's Anna Rose MacArthur talks with Mona David, Mekoryuk COVID-19 Tribal Coordinator and tribal judge, about how the community has achieved almost total vaccination against the virus.