Arctic Care 2021

The United States Department of Defense Arctic Care Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Program in partnership, with the Kodiak Area Native Association, will present “Arctic Care 2021”, a no-cost medical, dental, optometry and veterinary services program to the communities on Kodiak Island from May 5-13, 2021.  Arctic Care provides training opportunities to military units while providing incidental benefit to communities via no-cost healthcare.  The healthcare services will be tailored to the individual needs of each rural community.

The following no-cost services will be provided:

  • Medical: Wellness exams, physicals/sports physicals and patient education. Kodiak ONLY - Specialty services available upon Arctic Care Provider referral. Services include podiatry, physical therapy, cardiology and behavioral health screening.
  • Dental: Exams, extractions, fillings and cleanings.
  • Optometry: Exams, prescriptions and glasses.
  • Veterinary (Available at Village Communities ONLY): Vaccinations, spay/neuters, and exams and routine care.

Arctic Care 2021 Schedule of Services:

Kodiak Community Arctic Care Health Services

Medical/Dental/Optometry Services Available 9:00am - 6:00pm (unless noted otherwise)

Kodiak              May 5         - Medical/Dental ONLY  - Services available from 1:00pm-6:00pm 
Kodiak              May 6-8    - Medical/Dental ONLY
Kodiak              May 9-13 - Medical/Dental/Optometry

Kodiak Health Services locations:
Medical, Optometry and Dental Exams - National Guard Armory - 125 Powell Avenue
Dental Procedures - KANA Main - 3449 Rezanof Drive East
How to schedule an appointment for services in Kodiak:

To make an appointment for Arctic Care health services in Kodiak, please go to the following link to schedule yourself an appointment:

  • Go to:
  • Select the service (Medical/Dental/Optometry)
  • Select the Day and Time you want to schedule your appointment
  • Complete the Registration Form

For additional information, please call KANA at 907-486-9870.

Village Communities Arctic Care Health Services

Medical/Dental/Optometry/Veterinary Services Available 9:00am-6:00pm (unless otherwise noted)
Optometry Services Available at Each Village ONLY on the Dates Specified Below.

Old Harbor        May 5             - Medical and Optometry ONLY  - Services available from 1:00pm-6:00pm 
Old Harbor        May 6             - Medical/Dental/Optometry/Veterinary Services
Old Harbor        May 7-10     - Medical/Dental/Veterinary Services

Ouzinkie              May 5            - Medical and Optometry ONLY  - Services available from 1:00pm-6:00pm
Ouzinkie              May 6            - Medical/Dental/Optometry/Veterinary Services
Ouzinkie              May 7-10    - Medical/Dental/Veterinary Services

Port Lions          May 5             - Medical and Optometry ONLYServices available from 1:00pm-6:00pm 
Port Lions          May 6             - Medical/Dental/Optometry/Veterinary Services
Port Lions          May 7-10     - Medical/Dental/Veterinary Services

Akhiok                 May 7-8         - Optometry ONLY
Akhiok                 May 11          - Medical ONLYServices available from 1:00pm-6:00pm 
Akhiok                 May 12-13  - Medical/Dental/Veterinary Services

Larsen Bay        May 7-8        - Optometry ONLY
Larsen Bay        May 11          - Medical ONLYServices available from 1:00pm-6:00pm 
Larsen Bay        May 12-13  - Medical/Dental/Veterinary Services

Karluk                 May 7-8        - Optometry ONLY
Karluk                 May 11          - Medical ONLYServices available from 1:00pm-6:00pm 
Karluk                 May 12-13  - Medical/Dental/Veterinary Services

To schedule an appointment in your Village community, please call your local clinic:

Ouzinkie            Call - 907-680-2265
Port Lions         Call - 907-454-2275
Old Harbor      Call - 907-286-2205
Larsen Bay       Call - 907-847-2208
Akhiok                Call - 907-836-2230
Karluk                 Call - 907-241-2212

For questions, please email us at