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5 Things Alaska: Overdose surge, Convening panel, Federal health policy agenda

| May 27, 2021 | Alaska

This fall on September 14, we plan to host a hybrid event for our 2021 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference. It'll be in-person at the Dena'Ina Convention Center, as well as virtually at our digital conference platform. So, if you register, you can choose either to be in-person or...[ Read More ]

DHSS website experiencing cyberattack; some services disrupted as investigation is conducted

| May 19, 2021 | Alaska

The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has identified the dhss.alaska.gov website as the target of a malware attack. The department is investigating the incident in cooperation with the appropriate authorities and is taking immediate actions to prevent further disruption and harm to its servers, systems and databases.  ...[ Read More ]

Governor Calls Special Session to Protect Alaska Permanent Fund

| May 14, 2021 | Alaska

With less than one week remaining in the 121-day regular session, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy issued a proclamation calling the Alaska Legislature into special session beginning May 20th to complete work on the FY22 budget and to act on his constitutional amendment protecting the Permanent Fund, Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD), and...[ Read More ]

DHSS releases the 2020 Scorecard: Key Issues Impacting Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries

| May 12, 2021 | Alaska

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), in partnership with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust), announced the release of the 2020 Scorecard: Key Issues Impacting Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries.     This years scorecard has been revised to align with new indicators and new narratives...[ Read More ]

Governor Dunleavy Ends Alaska COVID-19 Emergency Declaration and signs HB 76

Sydney Kurle | Apr 30, 2021 | Alaska

Following the signing of House Bill 76, legislation that ensures the continuation of COVID-19 federal relief to impacted Alaskans and liability protections for Alaska businesses, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy signed a proclamation Friday ending the state's COVID-19 disaster declaration.     Dunleavy said: “Today I took immediate action to end...[ Read More ]

Dunleavy Issues Administrative Order Precluding Alaska Vaccine Passports

| Apr 27, 2021 | Alaska

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy issued Administrative Order No. 321 Monday stating that the State of Alaska will not require vaccine passports in order to travel to, or around, Alaska.     Dunleavy said: “Alaska has led the nation with our COVID-19 response and vaccination rates, effectively protecting our most vulnerable...[ Read More ]

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