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K-Beach residents elect to start flooding task force forum, facilitated by Randy Daly, interested residents were asked to petition Alaska Commissioner for the Department of Health and Social Services William Streur requesting the official formation of a task force dedicated to solving the area's...
State offers free vaccines to Alaskans

...sliding scale based on ability to pay. No one will be turned away if they can't pay.Linda Worman with the Department of Health and Social Services says appointments can be scheduled through local state public health centers.
Spokesman: 5 immigrant children sent to Alaska

JUNEAU (AP) - A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says five unaccompanied immigrant children have been sent to Alaska.Kenneth Wolfe said the children were sent...
States told to find way to clear Medicaid backlog

...of 1.9 million people who enrolled. The state Department of Health Care Services reported that the backlog has been...Norman Williams, a spokesman for the California Department of Health Care Services, said the volume of applications...
Surgery Center of Kenai seeks transfer agreement with CPH

...outpatient facility with a 23-hour maximum patient stay, Gear said. In July 2013, Gear received notice form the Department of Health and Social Services that it would not need a certificate of need because its project cost was below the $1.45...
Rich Lowry: Obama's border crisis

...that a Bush-era law forces the Border Patrol to hand over child migrants from countries other than Mexico to the Department of Health and Human Services to be placed with a suitable relative. The administration is rightly calling for that law to...
Rich Lowry: Obama's 'man-caused' disaster

...devastating critique of the request by the Center for Immigration Studies notes that about half of the money goes to the Department of Health and Human Services "for acquisition, construction, improvement, repair, operation, and maintenance of real...
Kenai looks to align e-cigarettes with smoking regulations

...e-cigarettes in the U.S. have doubled since 2011 to $1.7 billion in 2013, according to a report from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services."Although youth smoking rates have decreased, e-cigarette use has risen nationwide and...
Inletkeeper to test Cook Inlet water for Fukushima radiation

...consume, according to a joint Friday media release issued by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Health and Social Services. Samples were collected from the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea over to Southeast Alaska...
Child migrants driven to US by violence, poverty

...Defense Department to temporarily house some of them.Detained youngsters are transferred within 72 hours to the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement to be housed in shelters until they can be reunited with parents...


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