Arctic Care 2024


Bringing No-Cost Healthcare to the Koniag Region May 2024

The United States Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Program, in partnership with KANA, will be hosting Arctic Care from May 9 to May 21 in the City of Kodiak and surrounding villages. Community members can schedule appointments for the City of Kodiak through the online portal linked below.

Appointments for all villages will be through the local clinics.

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  • Exams
  • Extractions 
  • Adult and Children’s Cleanings
  • Wellness Exams
  • Physicals and Sports Physicals 
  • Patient Education  
  • Exams 
  • Fabrication of Glasses
  • Spay and Neuter
  • Exams 
  • Routine Care


We appreciate your inquiry. While we update the appointment language, please select an exam slot and specify in the notes that you also require a spay. The spay/neuter procedures will be scheduled during the examination by the military veterinary team.

The options “vet” and “vet 1” indicate the schedules for two different veterinarians available during the Arctic Care event. You may choose either option based on your preference or availability.

Yes, if the service you are seeking is fully booked, please email to get put on the waitlist.

Surgeries and other procedures will be performed under injectable anesthesia.

The military will not be able to write health certificates without an Alaska veterinary license. None of the veterinarians hold a license in Alaska.

  • City of Kodiak: May 9-21
  • Akhiok: May 13-16
  • Karluk: May 13-16
  • Larsen Bay: Mary 14-17
  • Old Harbor: May 11-16
  • Ouzinkie: May 12-17
  • Port Lions: May 11-16 

Service delivery dates may be subject to change due to weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.