Alaska is the first state to drop vaccine eligibility requirements — meaning anyone 16 or older can get the shot.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy tested positive for the virus last month and encouraged people to get vaccinated.
"I'll be signing up for a vaccination," the governor said. "I hope as many of you as possible and for those that don't, can't or don't want to, again, I respect that, and I think we'll get enough Alaskans that want to be part of this process that we're going to put this behind us as quickly as possible."
Dunleavy said the announcement is a game changer because Alaska hopes to rebuild its economy over the summer.
Anyone who lives or works in the state can get the vaccine.