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February 8, 2019:
Commissioner assumes management of Alaska Psychiatric Institute; changes will improve patient and staff safety

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum has invoked his authority under state law to immediately assume management of Alaska Psychiatric Institute (API). Questions and comments regarding these changes may be emailed to

Southcentral Alaska Earthquakes

Please visit the DHSS earthquake page for information to assist Alaskans as recovery efforts continue from the magnitude 7.0 earthquake reported between Palmer and Anchorage at 8:29 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, and the thousands of aftershocks.

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