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Download PDF of graphic above by clicking here. The winter months in Alaska come with more hours of darkness and cold, and harsh weather conditions that can be tough on your home. It can be challenging to stay warm and protected from the elements. ANTHC’s Rural Energy Initiative program has several tips that can help you not only keep warm as winter approaches, but save money by reducing the use of energy.   Weatherize your doors and windows One of ...


For our patients living outside of the Anchorage Service Unit, ANTHC will offer a Walk-in Clinic for non-emergent health care services for our people while visiting Anchorage. The clinic will open January 22, 2018. ANMC’s Walk-in Clinic is for patients of all ages who have an illness or injury that needs immediate care but are not experiencing a medical emergency. Here are some reasons to visit the Walk-in Clinic at ANMC: Medication refills, vaccinations, fever and dehydration, school and Dept. ...


Do you manage projects in your organization, but are not a project manager? The ANTHC Alaska Native EpiCenter is hosting a two-day workshop aimed at introducing project management concepts and providing attendees with techniques to effectively manage and participate in small projects. The workshop will be held in Anchorage on Feb. 6-7, 2018. Participants will learn to apply basics of project management to their work and create action plans for on-the-job application. The workshop is sponsored by the Alaska Native ...


In Golovin, a community of 156 people on Alaska’s west coast about 70 miles east of Nome, 98 percent of the homes are now on the community’s piped water and sewer system. For many of the homes, this is first-time water service. ANTHC worked with the community for many years prior to construction to coordinate the funding and design of the project, and local construction crews recently completed a five-year, life-changing water and sewer project. The project included a new ...


Flu season is well upon us in Alaska and it’s time to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. All across Alaska, flu vaccines are available from your local health care provider. It is important for everybody to get vaccinated for the flu to protect ourselves, as well as our family, co-workers and community. In addition, ...


The Garden of Roses-Camp for Girls offers a healing space through traditional values for Alaska Native girls ages 8 to 17 who are survivors of sexual abuse. Over three days in July, camp attendees participated in healing circles and connected with their Alaska Native culture through safe, positive activities. The Garden of Roses-Camp for Girls is sponsored by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative. Roxanne Frank, Prevention Manager at Tanana Chiefs Conference, said that connecting through ...


Alaska Native leaders, Tribal partners and community members from across the state joined ANTHC’s Board of Directors and executive staff for the Consortium’s Annual Meeting on Monday at the Dena’ina Civic Center in Anchorage. The Annual Meeting is an exciting event that allows us to discuss our accomplishments and challenges in the last year, while also getting a chance to connect and communicate face to face with our people. ANTHC was formed in 1997, when Tribal health leaders across the ...


Tribal self-governance has been decades in the making, but it reached an important milestone in the fall of 1997. Congressional passage of Public Law 105-83 recognized the work of Tribal health organizations across Alaska to collaborate on statewide Tribal health services under the newly created Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. This innovative idea would set Alaska Native people on the path to becoming the healthiest people in the world. The first ANTHC Board of Directors met in December 1997 and ...


In January, the St. Michael community water and sewer system froze. With 10 miles of frozen aboveground pipes, it was obvious that recovering and repairing the water and sewer system would be difficult. Local operators, supported by ANTHC’s Alaska Rural Utility Collaborative (ARUC), started thawing water and sewer mains immediately in January. Unfortunately, thawing the entire 10 miles of water and sewer lines would not be possible until early summer. With assistance from ANTHC, the community is beginning the work ...


Join the ANTHC Board of Directors, Consortium leaders and program directors at the ANTHC Annual Meeting on Monday, Nov. 27 at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage. The ANTHC Annual Meeting is an opportunity for our people and our Tribal partners to learn about our work and share feedback with ANTHC leadership. The meeting will include an overview of ANTHC accomplishments from fiscal year 2017 and a celebration of the Consortium’s work as we embark on our 20th year of Tribal ...

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