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The 2018 ANTHC Annual Meeting has been rescheduled following the earthquake in Southcentral Alaska and the unexpected closure of the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center. The meeting has been set for Tuesday, Dec. 11 at JL Towers (3800 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 205, Anchorage, AK 99503) For more information, call (907) 729-1915.


Recent earthquake activity in Anchorage had ANMC and Anchorage residents thinking about earthquake safety. This article was pulled from the Mukluk Telegraph archives.   When it opened on November 29, 1953, the Anchorage Medical Center of the Alaska Native Service was the largest civilian building in Alaska. The hospital experienced a great deal of change in its first 11 years in downtown Anchorage, but few things altered the facility more dramatically than the 9.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Alaska on Good ...


We hope everyone is safe after the 7.0 earthquake in Anchorage. The Alaska Native Medical Center Emergency Department is the only clinic open on campus so please report there if you need emergency care. Please be safe on the roads and check in on loved ones and Elders to make sure they are safe. We will provide updates when services are available again.   12/3/18 update: All clinics located in the Healthy Communities Building (Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, HIV/Early ...


All campus buildings are safe to reenter and staff will be able to report as usual on Monday morning. Facilities Maintenance is still working on repairing minor non-structural damage. Reminder, If you have any damaged ANTHC property or equipment in your area after the earthquake, please ptocife your supervisor with a description of the damaged ANTHC equipment and property (this includes things like monitors, telephones, file cabinets and printers) so an accurate cost estimate of the damage can be put ...


Due to earthquake-related repairs at the Dena’ina Center venue, we have canceled the ANTHC Annual Meeting. We apologize for the short notice. We will send out notice once we have rescheduled our annual meeting.


Download Safe Sleep tips graphic from above by clicking here. In 2018, nearly 1,600 babies were born at ANMC. The safety and health of every baby delivered at our hospital is important and we want to provide families who choose to deliver at ANMC with the best resources to ensure the well-being of their child. Thanks to the many individuals who either made one-time donations or have donated every pay period through payroll deduction, our Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation (HANF) ...


Each year, the March of Dimes Alaska Chapter honors Alaska’s exemplary registered nurses whose leadership and contributions make a significant impact in their community and in the profession of nursing by giving Nurse of the Year Awards. Sixteen caregivers were honored for their extraordinary level of patient care, compassion, integrity, professionalism and leadership in the nursing profession at the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards. Approximately 300 guests attended the dinner Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Hilton Anchorage. ...


A team from ANTHC Tribal Utility Support recently traveled to Gulkana to fix several problems with the water treatment system that threatened the community’s ability to provide clean water. Excess sediment around the well pump was reducing the flow of river water to the water treatment plant and clogging up system equipment. In addition, an improperly installed heat tape was allowing ice to build up around the pipe that carries the water from the river to the plant. Both conditions ...


The Harvard Honoring Nations awarded the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s three health aide training programs, collaboratively known as the Tribal Community Health Provider Programs, with its High Honors award during a special presentation at the 75th annual National Congress of American Indians conference in Denver, Colorado. According to The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, Honoring Nations “identifies, celebrates and shares excellence in American Indian tribal governance. At the heart of Honoring Nations are the principles that tribes ...


Quitting smoking isn’t easy, and takes time and planning. The Great American Smokeout is a great day to take that first step towards a tobacco-free lifestyle! The ANTHC Tobacco Prevention Program has resources to help you plan a quit attempt or support you through those first days towards your tobacco-free life. The ANTHC Tobacco Prevention Program will host a table on the Great American Smokeout, Thursday, Nov. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Healthy Communities Building lobby, ...

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