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Child care crisis discussion gains focus

...There have been a lot of articles but we need more dialogue and frequent conversations," said Masayo Nishiyama, a nurse manager with the state's Department of Health and Social Services.Since the early 2000s, the number of available child care...
Growing a healthy community

...a long process of organizing, assessing issues and identifying goals, then developing a plan, said organizer and Nurse Manager at JPHC Masayo Nishiyama. "We're just starting the more detailed plan and implementing programs," she said...
Kenai health center on alert for measles

...area.With a high number of measles outbreaks in the Lower 48 from Jan. 1 to June 6, Kenai Public Health Center Nurse Manager Charlie Barrows said Alaskans should be aware of the virus, especially during the summer travel season."We don't...
Hospital to resume 24-hour sexual assault exams

...more trauma for victims, who may be told not to shower, change clothes or eat or drink.Jennifer Meyer, clinical nurse manager for Forensic Nursing Services of Providence, said the forensic nursing program used to operate with 16 nurses but...
Providence cuts nighttime sexual assault exams

...Specialized nurses are being recruited, with two new hires starting next month, according to Jennifer Meyer, clinical nurse manager for Forensic Nursing Services of Providence. Providence hopes the problem will be resolved by Feb. 1, if not sooner...
Shift to Bartlett benefits recovery hospital

...Organizations last year, Sundby said. One vital change was an increase in staff to what Bartlett Behavioral Health Nurse Manager Jola Funderburk calls "a safe level." JRH uses a medical model of care, treating people who need help dealing with...
Juneau gets sneak preview of flu season

...000 doses of vaccine and hopes to schedule clinics for high-risk people by mid-October, said Kathy Miller, nurse manager. "We haven't heard anything about this being a particularly difficult flu year," Miller said. She noted that...
Flu vaccine supplies close to running out in Juneau

...a severe flu season. "There really are some things you can do to lower your risk for flu," said Kate Slotnick, nurse manager at the Juneau Public Health Center. "Eating well, getting lots of rest, staying away from sick people - and washing...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...symptoms such as nausea and stomach pain. But it's just the usual for this time of year, said Kathy Miller, acting nurse manager for Juneau's Public Health Center. "Influenza activity is real low for Southeast Alaska," Miller said today...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...control nurse for employees at Bartlett Regional Hospital. The same is true at the Juneau Public Health Center, said Nurse Manager Kathy Miller. "Flu-wise, it has been a mild season, although people have had their share of viral illnesses...


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