Category: ANTHC

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The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) Board of Directors named Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson as President, removing interim from the title, effective Monday, June 14. Davidson has been serving as Interim President since mid-March. With this change, Davidson is stepping down from her role as President of Alaska Pacific University (APU), from which she has been on a leave of absence. “Working with the ANTHC team over the last few months has reinforced my belief that people can do the ...

After being closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ANMC Patient Housing Café reopened on June 1 for guests staying in Patient Housing and off-campus hotel accommodations. Café hours are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. seven days a week, with designated meal service times for breakfast (7-10 a.m.), lunch (11 a.m.-3 p.m.) and dinner (4-7 p.m.).  For each meal, Patient Housing guests will have two hot entrée options to choose from. Menus are posted daily in the ...

Increasing access to care for our people remains a top priority for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC). Behavioral health services can be difficult to access throughout Alaska and ANTHC’s new clinic aims to make it easy to connect to compassionate care. In late July, ANTHC will be opening the Behavioral Health Wellness Clinic (BHWC). The BHWC will serve Alaska Native and Native American individuals and families living in Alaska. All services will be provided exclusively through telehealth, so ...

The Spring 2021 Mukluk Telegraph newspaper is now online!Featuring these stories: ANMC staff celebrates our nurses!ANMC Surgical System technologyMental Health Awareness Month activities Also, check out these health tips: ATV SafetyBoating Safety Or this recipe for bok choy with moose stir-fry and a special recap of the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation’s Raven’s Resilience Celebration. The Mukluk Telegraph is the official newspaper of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. We are continuously working to protect and care for our community throughout Alaska while we address the COVID-19 pandemic and ...

This year’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is on April 24. In line with this national event, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s Substance Misuse Prevention Program is committed to assisting rural Alaskan communities to develop local solutions to address and prevent the misuse of unused or expired medication.  FREE safe medication disposal bags and buckets are available for immediate shipment at iknowmine.org/shop. Safe medication disposal products are a great solution to safely dispose of old, expired, or unused medicines and ...