In Bristol Bay, America’s largest salmon fishery, preparations begin for coronavirus prevention ahead of the season
Thousands of fishermen, processors, and cannery workers will travel to Bristol Bay in the coming months to participate in the commercial fishery. As of Thursday afternoon, no one in the region had been tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus
One subset of Alaskans is particularly at risk from the coronavirus: the elderly. Alaska facilities that serve senior citizens likely have tough choices ahead.
Has your child had their first vision screening check? Pediatric blindness is particularly common in Alaska- one cause was discovered two decades ago and the other was just reported this month.
Finding out your child needs surgery can cause stress and anxiety. What if your child is born with an abnormality that requires surgery? What happens when a child gets cancer? How do you know what can be treated in Alaska and what needs to go out-of-state?
2020 is the year of the eye. The eyes are not just a window to your soul, they are a window to your health. Abnormalities spotted in the eye are often the first signs of disease elsewhere in the body. Do you have questions about glaucoma? Cataracts? What about PRK or Lasik?
The tribe said it decided to withdraw, in part, due to issues with patient care and the health corporation's insufficient response to their concerns. The earliest effective date for the withdrawal is May 2020.