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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.
My Turn: Vaccinate: Don't put children at risk

...slightly to 39th. Despite this slow but steady trend in the right direction, a recent study performed by the Alaska Division of Public Health indicated that more Alaska mothers have been choosing to delay or decline vaccines for their children. This...
How federal budget cuts could affect Alaska

ANCHORAGE - The White House on Sunday released lists for each state of potential effects of automatic spending cuts set for Friday. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office.
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

Employee wellness advocates to meet, New travel and salon shop opens downtown & Juneau chamber plans annual dinner


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