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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COVID-19 Pandemic: What History Tells Us

In 1918, the world was devastated by the influenza pandemic, which went on to kill about 50 million – 675,000 of those deaths in the United States. One-third of the world’s population (about half a billion people) had been infected. As we face the current COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most vital tools in our arsenal for battling a large …

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PUBLIC NOTICE (TCC PL102-477 PLAN/TANF/CCDF)

On Friday, June 26th from 10am-noon TCC will be responding to Public Comments regarding the 477 Grant Program Plan. This plan may be downloaded below. Public Comments to be made via Zoom using the meeting info below: Join Zoom MeetingPassword: 423502 Phone one-tap: US: +12532158782,,92085609504# or +13462487799,,92085609504# Meeting URL: https://tananachiefs.zoom.us/j/92085609504?pwd=dzlqZXpFUWkwSUU1UEpRMkxQakJYQT09 Join by TelephoneFor higher quality, dial a number based on …

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Tribal Mandates

The Tribal Mandates related to COVID-19 can be found below. They are sorted by Subregion. Jump to Specific Subregion Lower Yukon Upper Kuskokwim Upper Tanana Yukon Flats Yukon Koyukuk Yukon Tanana Other Tribes Return to COVID19 Home Back to Top Lower Yukon Subregion Anvik Grayling Holy Cross Shageluk Anvik Grayling ​ Holy Cross Shageluk Back to Top Upper Kuskokwim Subregion …

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Guiding Principles for Funerals in Villages

Guiding Principle To maintain our tradition of honoring, respecting and taking care of our people and our beliefs, we will practice Ch’eghwtsen’ to adapt to the challenges and ever changing world we live in, and ensure our people continue to thrive. As directed by the State of Alaska, all gatherings are restricted to no more than 10 people, even when …

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