Tag: Rural Health Focus
Should you go to an OB-GYN or a certified nurse midwife? A discussion about the role of midwifery in maternity care.
Many women prefer non-physician care during their pregnancy. Is non-physician care appropriate for all pregnant women? What is the role of the Certified Nurse Midwife?
The annual five year Arctic Research plan is inviting public comment before the plan is written. Here’s what you need to know.
Which federal agencies decide what it will include and how can you weigh in to help shape the focus of the science?
One of the cases was in the community of Teller, population 237. Health authorities say they will offer additional testing for residents there.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved an ordinance Tuesday night that reaffirms its support for Americans’ right to bear arms.
They say it's important to consider the risks of keeping children out of school; schools can and should reopen where it's safe to do so.
The data will provide a baseline for ensuing years once the cruise industry starts back up.
A recent report showed some of the highest ever recorded levels of PSP toxins in butter clams taken from the Alaska Peninsula community of King Cove in June
At issue in the vote was a $500 fine for people caught without masks.
Another gray whale found dead in Cook Inlet, scientists still aren’t sure what’s causing the die-off
A gray whale stranded in Twentymile River near Girdwood over Memorial Day weekend was reported dead in Cook Inlet earlier this month. The young male whale was first spotted by boaters a mile upstream from the Seward Highway bridge on May 25.
Float Shuttle is buying nine of the Dash-8 planes and two of the federal operating certificates that Ravn's airlines, Corvus and PenAir, once used to fly passengers from Anchorage to the Aleutian Islands, the Kenai Peninsula and an array of other rural Alaska destinations.
Nobody was hurt or injured, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
It’s the third such extension granted by DNR in the past three months. The department cited the coronavirus pandemic’s dire impacts as the reason to give companies more time to pay.
A nurse consultant with the Division of Public Health says that testers will often leave their posts if there are no out-of-state flights scheduled to arrive.
It's the first time since the 90s that Nome hasn't seen a cruise ship over the summer.
After the short-selling firm J Capital Research released a report suggesting the Donlin Gold mine was too expensive to build, NovaGold's stock price dropped, but since then its prices have rebounded.
The state also reduced the number of inpatient beds available, which it says more accurately represents the number of inpatient beds that can be used for COVID-19 patients.
The community has reported just two resident cases but council members expressed concern about limited healthcare capacity in the town of about 4,000.
Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said that Alaskans can slow the spread of COVID-19 by minimizing contact with micro-droplets from others in the air.
A pyrotechnician said that there was a malfunction during the finale, which “for reasons unknown” launched more quickly than planned.
The SBA has released the names of Alaska companies that scored the largest share of Alaska's $1.2 billion in PPP funds.