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Bethel school-based health center proposed

...testing, information on birth control and testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.Katy Krings, a public health nurse, said such services for students would be done on a confidential basis."So they can receive the services, their...
Vaccination fees waived in August

...Native or any child under the age of 3 - will receive those vaccines free of charge in the month of August," said Public Health nurse April Rezendes. "All other services are on their usual sliding fee scale."For those who may have a hard time...
Alaskans taking risks with sex

...became reportable in 1996), the rates have just started to climb and have done so ever since," she added.Juneau Public Health Nurse Lindy Ferguson said chlamydia is common in Juneau."People have it and don't know it," she said. "It's...
Juneau Community Foundation grant supports JUMPP program

...Families & Children. The core working group includes three pediatricians, a nurse practitioner, a psychologist, a public health nurse, non-profit and state-agency social workers, medical office staff, and non-profit administrators.Over...
Photo: Immunization week

Christy Aguilar holds her 11-month-old daughter, Angel, as Public Health Nurse Lindy Ferguson gives Angel a flu shot at the Juneau Public Health Center on Tuesday. National Infant Immunization Week runs through...
New resources offered for new parents

...Glacier Pediatrics, Rainforest Pediatric Care and the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium providers. Contact public health nurse Masayo Nishiyama in the Juneau Public Health Center at 465-3353 for more information.
Growing a healthy community the making are being realized, starting with building raised garden beds at local childcare centers. Local Public Health Nurse Lindy Ferguson, with AEYC-SEA's Joy Lyon and Nikki Love, as well as Lyon's and Love's husbands, helped...
Photo: Driving away flu

Wendy Walters, left, a public health nurse in Anchorage, administers a flu shot to Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Karleen Jackson on Monday...
Neighbors / Briefly

...proof that they've started a series of two newly required vaccinations hepatitis A and hepatitis B, according to public health nurse Colleen McNulty of the Juneau Public Health Center. The requirement affects all children, including those in day...
Carpenter, McVay to wed 11 a.m. The ceremony and reception will be at the Juneau Yacht Club. Carpenter works for the state as a public health nurse aide. McVay is a micro computer network specialist for the Alaska Legislature. Friends and family are invited...


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