Category: Healthy People and Prevention

At the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, we not only provide health care at the Alaska Native Medical Center, we also promote health and wellness initiatives that help keep you out of the hospital to begin with. As we prepare for another winter, we want to make sure all people are prepared with information and simple actions to protect our communities, our families and yourself from respiratory illnesses, such as flu, COVID-19, RSV and common colds, as well as winter ...

Congratulations to ANMC DAISY Award winner, Paula K. Ayojiak, RN in Inpatient Pediatrics. DAISY Awards are considered from nominations received directly from patients and Ayojiak was nominated by her pediatric patient for the excellent care she provides. This past quarter, Ayojiak received three nominations. In an effort to further recognize our nurses for their outstanding work, ANMC partners with the DAISY Award, an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every ...

ANMC Purchased Referred Care (PRC) offers limited benefits to eligible Alaska Native and American Indian beneficiaries to help with emergency medical care while traveling outside of Alaska. Patients who meet ANMC’s eligibility criteria and residency requirements qualify. To meet residency requirements, the individual must not have been absent from Alaska for more than 180 days; and intend to live in Alaska indefinitely. Individuals who move back to Alaska must live in Alaska for at least 180 days, with the intent ...

Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community. September is National Recovery Month. Observing Recovery Month helps to increase awareness and understanding of substance use disorders, increase knowledge of recovery resources and provide support by sharing personal stories of addiction and recovery. This year’s theme for National Recovery Month is Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community. Substance use treatment and mental health services can support those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to ...

During the summer of 2021, the residential area of Stebbins, in northwest Alaska, saw homes throughout the community installed with 10 Mini Portable Alternative Sanitation Systems (PASS).  Watch the following video about the installation of this important new system and the significance of clean water in rural Alaska. You can also view photos and read additional information on the MINI PASS system and its set up here:  https://anthc.org/mukluk-telegraph-summer-2021/#Mini-PASS

The ANTHC Behavioral Health Wellness Clinic (BHWC) is now open! The BHWC is here to meet your everyday behavioral health needs and our goal is to promote Alaska Native and American Indian wellness through compassionate and easy-to-connect to behavioral health services. All services are provided via telehealth online. The BHWC serves Alaska Native and American Indian individuals and families throughout the state of Alaska. Clients will be able to begin care quickly and with minimal paperwork. All services will be provided ...