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Conversations to Conquer COVID

Conversations to Conquer COVID

By Conquer COVID Coalition
This podcast is produced by the Conquer COVID Coalition - a nonprofit organization whose members include healthcare organizations, Native corporations, Alaskan businesses and other nonprofits. The Coalition’s goal is to maintain a healthy economy while educating Alaskans about COVID mitigation tactics, including testing and vaccination. The goal of the podcast is to continue conversations that will help us Conquer COVID.
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Episode 8: Staying Healthy with Dr. Anne Zink

Conversations to Conquer COVID

Episode 9: Conversation with Lina Mariscal
Hola a todos, queremos darle la bienvenida a nuestra invitada de hoy Lina Mariscal. Lina es la dueña de una pequeña empresa, también es cofundadora del periódico bilingüe Sol de Medianoche aquí en Alaska. Lina es parte de la junta directiva de Enlaces, una organización sin fines de lucro formada para empoderar, educar e involucrar a la comunidad latina de Alaska. Lina Mariscal joins us as our guest. She is a small business owner, co-founder of Sol de Medianoche which is Alaska’s bilingual newspaper. She also serves on the board for Enlaces, a nonprofit formed to empower, educate, and engage Alaska’s Latino community.
June 03, 2022
Episode 8: Staying Healthy with Dr. Anne Zink
As COVID cases decrease staying healthy is important to keeping our economy moving forward. In this episode, Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer, talks about the second booster, who should get one and why using tools to stay safe is still important. Conversations to Stay Healthy is hosted by Ingrid Klinkhart.
April 22, 2022
Episode 7: Slow the Spread with Alaska COVID ENX
Anonymous notification alerts for COVID-19 are available in Alaska. iPhone and Android users can activate the exposure notification feature called Alaska COVID ENX. Kenrick Mock who is a a professor of Computer Science and dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Alaska Anchorage,  talks about how Alaska COVID ENX is helping to slow the spread of COVID-19.
February 14, 2022
Episode 6: Protecting Your Family During the Omicron Surge
The state has reported record-breaking daily COVID-19 case counts as the omicron variant continues to spread in Alaska. Dr. Matthew Serna, an Anchorage pediatrician, talks about how to protect your family from COVID-19. Dr. Serna also notes that in addition to COVID-19 mitigation, to remember well-child care and standard vaccines including flu and other illnesses.
January 20, 2022
Episode 5: Conversation with Dr. Anne Zink
A growing list of countries around the world are reporting cases of the Omicron variant. In this episode, Dr. Anne Zink who is Alaska's Chief Medical Officer, talks about how Alaskans can protect themselves. 
December 07, 2021
Episode 4: Part 2, Misinformation and the COVID-19 Pandemic
In Part 1, Dr. Drew Cameron, an Assistant Professor of health policy at the Yale School of Public Health, defined misinformation and talked about the impact on public health during the COVID-19 Pandemic. In Part 2, he discusses what people can do when they encounter misinformation and how quiet courage can be a catalyst for change. 
November 20, 2021
Episode 3: Part 1, Misinformation and the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this episode, we explore how the dissemination of public health information has evolved during the pandemic. Dr. Drew Cameron, an Assistant Professor of health policy at the Yale School of Public Health, talks about the role of misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
November 20, 2021
Episode 2: Economic Challenges and Recovery
The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted thousands of jobs in Alaska. Bill Popp who is President and CEO of the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, talks about the challenges and opportunities ahead.
October 27, 2021
Episode 1: Interview with Congressman Don Young
Congressman Don Young was hospitalized after testing positive for COVID in 2020. In this episode, he tells us why vaccines are so important to getting past the pandemic. 
October 13, 2021