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Merry Carlson, Acting Director
Merry Carlson
Director

Observances & Proclamations

May 2019

  • Water Safety Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • Stroke Awareness Month
  • Nurses Week
    (May 6-12)
  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day
    (May 16)

Did you know?

Alaska’s new health care price transparency law
AS 18.23.400 went into effect January 2019, however the State of Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services will allow health care providers and facilities more time to comply with the law as regulations are still being developed. The law requires health care providers and facilities to post the prices of their most common procedures. 

Heroin and opioids in the Last Frontier 

Learn what marijuana means for Alaska and you 

 

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) 

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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.


PDFPublic Health Strategic Plan Summary
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