Tina DeLapp is a retired nurse who also ran the school of nursing at UAA for a number of years. Earlier this year, Tina started volunteering to help administer the Covid-19 vaccine.
Youth health reporter Jania Tumey spoke with her about the emotional responses of people receiving the vaccine, having conversations with friends and family who might be hesitant, and her early days in the medical field.
They spoke on May 11th, 2021.
Hosted by Daisy Carter.
Music by Devin Shreckengost.
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RESOURCES FOR YOUTH DURING QUARANTINE
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: cdc.gov/coronavirus
carelinealaska.com: Alaska Suicide Prevention and someone to talk to line: 1-877-266-4357
National Domestic Violence Hotline www.thehotline.org: 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224 or text LOVEIS to 22522
alaska211.org or Help Me Grow Alaska 1-833-464-2527 for help connecting to resources and services or for help knowing where to start.
These resources provided in collaboration with the State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Behavioral Health.