Alaska Boy Scouts making PPE, protecting healthcare providers against COVID-19

Sat Apr 18 23:41:06 PDT 2020

Alaska Boy Scouts making PPE, protecting healthcare providers against COVID-19

In a final project to earn their Eagle Scout awards, Boy Scouts in Alaska are making personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers battling COVID-19.

Hospice collects drawings and letters for patients during pandemic

Hospice of Anchorage is caring for their fragile patients from a distance through phone and video calls. They needed a way to reach out to them without sending someone to a patients home. "We're coming up with ways that we we're going to be able to reach out to our patients without going into their homes," said Amy Tribbett, the nonprofit's executive director. "We've received well over 200 pictures from all throughout the state of Alaska, from Tennessee from Hawaii. So its been a true, unexpected joy."

We start off today very nice but clouds start to move in

Partly cloudy skies in Anchorage on Friday with a high of 69 degrees.

Real Estate and Technology

During the Covid-19 pandemic Real Estate sales have remained strong and that's in part due to technology that is allowing agents to keep up with social distancing.

Tech for tracking COVID-19

A look at new smartphone features that could let you know if you've come into contact with COVID-19, and an update on Alaska's process for tracing positive cases.

Forestry plane crashes, no life-threatening injuries reported

A Forestry airplane crashed outside Aniak Thursday with four people on board.

Thursday Evening Weather KTUU 5-28-20

Sun, with showers popping up in the afternoons