The Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation providing health and social services for the Alaska Natives and our communities throughout the Koniag region. We have been providing resources for improved health and wellbeing for generations since 1966, including Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, and Community Service Programs to serve the communities of the City of Kodiak, Akhiok, Karluk, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, Port Lions, and Larsen Bay.  We believe that healthy individuals live in healthy communities, and have prioritized offering resources accordingly to elevate the quality of life of those we serve.

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  • Great American Smokeout: A Quit Story by Jason Opheim

    When I was growing up in the mid 80’s, most everyone was smoking. You could smoke in the hospital, on airplanes and smoking in cars and homes was standard. My friends and I tried smoking different plants to see if…

  • Your Voice Matters: How Patient Feedback Improves Care

    KANA continually strives to provide high quality, accessible care for all of our patients and families. Patient feedback in the form of comments, concerns, complaints and compliments help us to be better informed on where we can make improvements to…

  • American Diabetes Month 2016: This is Diabetes.

    This November, we’re joining the American Diabetes Association to showcase real-life stories of friends, families and neighbors managing the day-to-day triumphs and challenges of diabetes. Join us as we salute the 29 million Americans with diabetes — as well as…

  • Flu Season is Here, it’s Time to Get Vaccinated

    Days are growing shorter and a chill is in the air, sure signs that flu season is upon us. The flu is a contagious respiratory disease that infects the nose, throat, and lungs, especially in winter months. People often confuse the…

  • The Great American Smokeout | Story Contest

    Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. The annual event encourages tobacco users to use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan…

Community Events
Thu 15

Quit Tobacco Support Group

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 16

Infant Learning Program (ILP) Toddler Play Group

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Health Services
Tue 13

PORT LIONS–Sam Chelmo, Medical Provider

December 13 @ 11:00 pm - December 15 @ 11:30 pm
Tue 13

OLD HARBOR – Stephanie Jenkins, WIC

December 13 @ 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm