Seasonal Depression: More Than Winter Blues

SEASONAL DEPRESSION As the temperature drops and the days get shorter, many people change their wardrobes and routines. But for people with seasonal affective disorder, the change of season is associated with a significant change in mood. This mood change can be overwhelming—causing them to experience a deep depression and a loss of interest in everyday activities. WHAT ARE THE …

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Advocacy/Legislative Update 11.13.20

Biden Transition Team Includes Chickasaw Tribal member With the transfer of power taking place in our nation’s capital, the President-elect has charged a team with making recommendations for key positions within the soon to be President’s cabinet.   Kevin Washburn, who served as the assistant secretary for Indian Affairs for the Obama/Biden administration, has been tapped to assist in leading a …

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TCC Moves to Limited Services

As COVID-19 cases increase throughout the state, TCC is taking the next step in preventative action. Starting on Monday, November 16th, TCC will begin a work-from-home order for all non-essential services. Most appointments at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center will be moved to either telephone or video conference appointments. The work-from-home order will remain in effect until further notice.

CHA Spotlight – Herbie Demit

Sometimes you go looking for a job, and sometimes the job finds you.  Herbert “Herbie” Demit never had any intention of becoming a health aide.  He’d been a carpenter, a trucker, a heavy equipment operator, and a village public safety officer, but learning precise details about the body and then applying that knowledge to diagnose and treat humans had never …

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Hughes Concludes Tank Farm Construction

Construction has just wrapped up on a brand new 80,000-gallon bulk Tank Farm in the community of Hughes, AK competed by the City of Hughes in partnership with the TCC Energy Program. The city of Hughes received an $817k Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) award from the state of Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs passed through from the …

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TCC Offices Closed Nov 9th Due to Bad Weather

Due to inclement weather and hazardous road conditions, TCC’s offices will be CLOSED Monday, November 9th. This is to ensure the safety of both our staff and those we serve. Services at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center will be limited. If you have an appointment scheduled – you may be contacted to reschedule or to change to a telehealth …

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Leadership passes to PJ SIMON

On October 13th, the Tanana Chiefs Conference Full Board of Directors elected a new Chief/Chairman to lead the organization – PJ Simon of Allakaket/Galena. Five candidates ran to lead the organization after former Chief/Chairman Victor Joseph who had completed his two consecutive terms. “I will work as hard as I can every single day to bring you the best service. …

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Youth Wellness Warriors

Here’s a great opportunity for youth in your community! SPF-PFS Prevention Through Wellness has teamed up with:Challenge Life“Preparing for the Future” TCC & Challenge Life will present both live streaming and videos to help each participant build a strong life foundation for their future through weekly fitness activities and much more! If you participate in each week’s activity you will …

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Request for Proposals For Snow Removal Phase 2

Phase II of snow removal services are currently requested for five (5) parking lots in and around the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center (CAIHC) area (Phase II). Additional TCC parking lots may be added to this contract by Amendment PROPOSAL DUE DATE: November 13, 2020 @ 2:00 PM The RFP packet may be downloaded below.

Open Comment period for the Regional Transportation Strategy

It is time to do annual updates for the Regional Transportation Strategy.The Regional Transportation Strategy was a directive from the Executive Board for the TCC Region. It was completed and adopted by the Executive Board in 2019. As a living document, changes are made when necessary. There is an open comment period for updates through November 13, 2020 by 5:00pm. …

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