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Sitka Farmers Markets kick off July 4

SITKA - In a celebration of independence from store-bought and factory-processed food, the Sitka Local Foods Network is inviting the public to enjoy this year's eighth annual Sitka Farmers Market.
DOT's 'Reflectosaurus' goes to safety school

...hosted Moulton and the Reflectosaurus at a school safety meeting on Feb. 20.The reflectors came from the Alaska Division of Public Health's Bike-n-Walk Safely Reflector program.Truitt said she learned about the Safe Routes to School program...
Free flu shots offered at Public Health

Fight the flu before it hits. Influenza vaccines are available free at statewide Public Health clinics for eligible individuals.
New chief medical examiner named

...Alaska medical examiner has been named the state's chief medical examiner.Gary Zientek has worked for the Alaska Division of Public Health since 2009. Gov. Sean Parnell approved his promotion earlier this year.Zientek's medical license was...
Fresh start for Front Street Clinic

"I went from sleeping on sidewalks to not smoking, not drinking, not using," said Front Street Clinic patient Hazel LeCount. "I'm a person of standing in the community because of Janna and Mary and what they've done for me.
Bartlett Board full again

...Hospital board members are only allowed to server three terms.Johnson joins the board after working for the Alaska Division of Public Health for more than 25 years from 1979 to 2004. His two longest-standing supervisions were the statewide EMS...
Anchorage schools try out healthy meals on kids

...percent of ASD students grades K-12 were considered overweight or obese, according to a report from the Alaska Division of Public Health.About a third of children and teens nationwide are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease...
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State Briefs a possible SARS case, was released Monday, according to Kerre Fisher, the information officer of the Alaska Division of Public Health. "To the best of my knowledge, she flew home," Fisher said. The woman was isolated at Bartlett for...
Cruise lines urged to fight viruses by cleaning more

...sickened hundreds of cruise passengers this summer, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, the Alaska Division of Public Health and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued new guidelines. The voluntary measures...
Business Digest

...program. For more information, contact Evelyn Williams from SEARHC at 364-4454, or Carol White of the Alaska Division of Public Health at 465-8670. The event is free and will be in Room 108 of the building, at 410 Willoughby Street in Juneau...


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