Refine Search


...Before returned to the state position, he was senior director of the Division of Community Health Services at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage.Sherwood is a 25-year veteran of the state health department.

...individuals who could benefit from it, regardless of ability to pay.The cost of Truvada varies widely; a New York State Health Department fact sheet gives a range of $8,000 to $14,000 per year. The manufacturer, California-based Gilead Sciences...
Parnell reiterates call for action on pension issue

...R-Big Lake, falls in the latter category. Neuman, who chairs a House Finance subcommittee overseeing the state health department budget, knows future budget cuts won't get any easier. But he said he hasn't seen anything yet to convince...
Senate finance considers sealing certain criminal records

...between "innocent" and "not guilty." The bill would allow access to a limited group of individuals, including state health department employees responsible for the safety or placement of children or persons with disabilities or mental illness.
Southeast Alaska bat tests positive for rabies

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - State officials have confirmed rabies in a bat in southeast Alaska. The state health department said biologists on Prince of Wales Island last Sunday trapped several Keen's myotis bats, one of which was...
Alaska adopts new rules for abortion payments

...constitutes a "medically necessary" abortion for purposes of receiving Medicaid funding.Notice was sent to the state health department Tuesday that the regulations had been filed by Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell last week. The new rules, blasted by...
State wants to study recess, physical ed policies

...JUNEAU - Aiming to reduce childhood obesity, the state health department plans to study the policies of Alaska schools...adequate levels, said Karol Fink, manager of the state health department's Obesity Prevention and Control Program.She...
Parnell asks for $24.5 million supplemental budget

...indigent burials and $3.4 million for disaster funding.Ron Kreher, director of public assistance for the state health department, said the state will pay for the burial of many individuals who receive adult public assistance, including the...
Health department identifies Peninsula Dairy source of outbreak

The state health department has traced the source of the campylobacter outbreak that has infected now more than 21 people back to Peninsula Dairy, a dairy...
After outbreak, dairy owner plans to continue production

Although the state health department has tied more than 30 cases of an infection to a Kasilof-based...bacteria, according to the health department. After the state health department linked the outbreak to Byers' farm, it collected fecal...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback