The rooms are furnished with beds, a lamp, and shelves. The kitchen is stocked with the essentials like bags of flour, sugar, coffee, and tea.
The municipal health department worked with the Anchorage School District to host dozens of free public immunization clinics at schools throughout the city.
If all goes well, organizers hope to open the North Pole Vet Village within the next five years.
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About nine percent of Alaska children are currently uninsured — nearly twice the national average.
Sea otters are rapidly recolonizing Southeast Alaska, breeding challenges for commercial fishermen in the region.