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Jay C. Butler, MD
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Vitamin D is important for strong bones and may contribute to overall good health. Alaskans should select foods that are high in vitamin D, such as Alaska salmon, and should talk with their health care provider about vitamin D and the risks and benefits of supplementation.

Heroin and opioids in the Last Frontier

Learn what marijuana means for Alaska and you 

It's your health - Teen Health

Autism: Learn the Signs. Act Early

Play Every Day 

Order Certificates: Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Certificates 

Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222 

Alaska's Tobacco Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) 


Get the Facts

Personal recreational marijuana use is legal in Alaska. Get the facts for your family - learn more about the health effects of marijuana and strategies to reduce the health risks associated with marijuana use.

Public Health Strategic Plan Summary

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