Join Our Pocket Pal Adventures

I’m Pocket Pal! Thanks for allowing me to tag along with you as a part of my holiday adventure! I miss being able to visit and I’ve been running out of things to do here, so please include me in your day to day activities. Let’s have some holiday fun if you have time. Take me with you on your adventures and be sure to document our time together. It would be awesome if you’d take pictures of me so I can look back on all the fun I’ve had while I was visiting. Use the ideas on the right, or plan other exciting explorations for us! Because I get around a lot and I’m liable to pop up anywhere. Because I plan to post the photos of our adventures on Social media I ask that you help me not violate anyone’s personal privacy by snapping a pic of me alone and describing the activity I’m doing.

I can only visit through the holidays so please submit all photos and or documentation of our adventures any time between now and Monday January 4th, 2021. If you don’t have a way to take and submit photos feel free to just email all about what we did. Please let me know if you don’t want me to tell people about our adventures and I’ll keep them to myself, otherwise you can find me posting the photos and talking all about it on the TCC FACEBOOK PAGE!

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TCC Now Has Limited Access to Rapid COVID-19 Testing

Due to a shortage and delayed shipment to Alaska, Tanana Chiefs Conference will have limited access to Rapid COVID-19 Tests starting Monday November 23, 2020. Please expect your COVID-19 test to take approximately 3-5 days to result. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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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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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PJ Simon – Chief/Chairman

Previous Next Bio PJ Simon lives in Fairbanks, Alaska and is a tribal member from Allakaket and Galena. He is a Class A assistant hunting guide, and is currently working towards his registered big game guide license as well as a plumber apprentice, and is working towards his journeyman plumbing license. He currently serves on the EXCEL Alaska board and …

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CAIHC Uses Family History to Prevent Cancer

The Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center (CAIHC) is using family history to assist patients in reducing their chances of developing colon cancer. CAIHC is identifying relatives of those who have had a history of precancerous colon polyps. This will assist providers in identifying patients who should be screen every 5 years and who may need to begin screening before the …

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Agnes Silas – CHA Spotlight

Agnes Silas, Minto CHA Some people spend a lifetime trying to find their passion, what they want to contribute to the world.  Others, like Agnes Silas, one of three Minto health aides, knew from her earliest years what she wanted to be when she grew up.  “Even when I was little, I was interested in the medical field, in helping …

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Energy Assistance Public Comment

Tanana Chiefs Conference plans to provide services under the Low Income Home Energy AssistanceProgram (LIHEAP) for FY2021, which is available for review online at the following link. Persons wishing to comment on the proposed plan can comment by public hearing, which will take place via Zoom Video Conference:Thursday, August 27, 20202:00pm – 4:00pm Be a part of the process and …

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Robert Keeling – CHA Spotlight

During his 27 years as a paramedic/fireman in his home state of Colorado, Dale Keeling thought he knew a lot about providing care to the ill and injured. Then he fell in love with an Alaska girl, followed her back to her hometown of Manley, and learned about the health aide career. “Her dad was a health aide in Manley …

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Volunteers Protecting Our Healthcare Workers

Once the threat of COVID-19 reached the United States, a nationwide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shortage begin. In an effort to ensure that providers at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center were able to safely treat patients, TCC began producing PPE – particularly face masks – in house. The effort was mainly comprised of TCC employees whose regular work had …

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