MyHealth: Your Portal to Wellness

MyHealth: Your Portal to Wellness

What is MyHealth? MyHealth is a secure health management tool that allows you to access your medical information and contact your primary or specialty clinic providers online or by mobile device.Resources available on MyHealth Access to MyHealth includes: Medication list Test results All labs released immediately All radiology and pathology…

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Safely Disposing Drugs

Safely Disposing Drugs

Free Deterra® Deactivation Pouches Now Available The Deterra® Drug Deactivation System is a new technology that allows patients to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription painkillers at home.  The deactivation system works simply by dropping medication in a Deterra pouch which contains a carbon that bonds to pharmaceutical compounds.…

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Recap: RUBA Elected Officials Training

Recap: RUBA Elected Officials Training

On March 12–16, 2018, KANA and the Rural Utility Business Advisor (RUBA) program sponsored an Elected Officials Training for Kodiak area city and tribal officials and staff. Twelve participants from four island communities learned about local, state, and federal governments, including roles and responsibilities, meetings, ordinances and resolutions, policies and procedures,…

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Environmental Development with the Villages

Environmental Development with the Villages

KANA Receives EPA Funding to Develop Village Environmental Programs In 1992, Congress passed the Indian Environmental General Assistance Program Act. This act authorized the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide General Assistance Program (GAP) financial and technical assistance to tribal governments to assist in developing environmental programs, particularly addressing hazardous…

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New Behavioral Health Director

New Behavioral Health Director

Jessica Kell hired as Behavioral Health Director Jessica Kell joined KANA this winter as our new Behavioral Health Director. Jessica is a chemical dependency and mental health counselor with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Trinity International University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the States of Alaska,…

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ANTHC Opens Walk-In Clinic at ANMC

ANTHC Opens Walk-In Clinic at ANMC

In January, ANTHC opened a new specialty clinic—the Walk-In Clinic at ANMC—to provide non-emergent health care services for out-of-town patients while visiting Anchorage. This clinic is for patients of all ages who have an illness or injury and need immediate care, but are not experiencing a medical emergency. Some reasons…

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Know Your Heart

Know Your Heart

Regular exercise is the best thing you can do to keep a healthy heart. Exercise can be anything that makes you move your body and burn calories. To improve overall cardiovascular health, the American Heart Associationsuggests at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per week…

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