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DHSS Offers Free Vaccines During Immunization Awareness Month

Free Vaccines in August

The state is offering the chance for students to get caught up on their vaccines before the school year starts.

Rise in Native Accidental Chemical Deaths Discovered, Health Officials Worried

Nikki Carvajal

The Alaska Native Health Tribal Consortium has released statistics on Native
injury-related hospitalizations and deaths, and some of the numbers have officials
worried.

Free At-Home Kit Offers Alaskans Easy STD Testing

Free At-Home Kit Offers Alaskans Easy STD Testing

Fighting back against the rise of sexually transmitted diseases in Alaska, one organization is using unconventional methods to get people's attention -- and there's one group in particular it's targeting.

Alaskans Asked to Get Tested for STDs as Infections Increase

Alaskans Asked to Get Tested for STDs as Infections Increase

Alaskans are more at risk of getting sexually transmitted diseases and the numbers keep going up. State health officials say the rising rates are behind a push to get more people tested and treated right away.

Alaska Hospitals May Be Fined By Medicare for Patient Care

Alaska Hospitals May Be Fined By Medicare for Patient Care

Four Alaska hospitals could face fines from the federal government over their quality of care.

Statewide Program Set to Make Vaccines Affordable, Accessible

Statewide Program Set to Make Vaccines Affordable, Accessible

Gov. Sean Parnell signed a bill Wednesday that supporters say will give every Alaskan better access to vaccines and ultimately save lives.

ASD and DHHS: Free Vaccine Clinic for Teens and Pre-Teens

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Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Human and Health Services is teaming up with the Anchorage School District to provide ASD students free vaccines as the school year comes to a close.

Alaskan Enrollment Falls Short of ACA Roll Out Goal

HHS Site

HHS.Gov

Despite a surge in the number of Alaskans signing up for insurance on the Healthcare Marketplace before the deadline, the final total falls short of the government's goal for the first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.

American Ebola patients being brought to US

From Samaritan's Purse/From SIM

American Ebola patients being brought to US

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