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. Back to COVID19 Home Lower Yukon Subregion Anvik Grayling Holy Cross Shageluk Anvik Grayling ​ Holy Cross Shageluk Upper Kuskokwim Subregion No mandates to display at this time. Upper Tanana Subregion Dot Lake Northway Dot Lake Northway Yukon Flats Subregion Fort Yukon Fort Yukon Yukon …

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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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Cancelled Emergency Firefighter Refreshers

2020 spring RT-130 fireline safety refresher training & pack test has been canceled. This is due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health and community safety concerns, all of the pack tests and refresher trainings in 2019 have been extended to be valid for the 2020 season. ONLY PACK TEST AND REFRESHERS DONE IN 2019 CAN BE EXTENDED TO BE VALID …

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Letter to ADFG Requesting Emergency Opening

Doug Vincent-Lang Commissioner Alaska Department of Fish and Game PO Box 115526 Juneau, Alaska 99811-5526 Dear Commissioner Vincent-Lang: Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is requesting an appropriate allowance for an out-of-season hunt for villages in our region to provide food for residents who are isolated in their communities under the impacts of COVID-19. While life has not changed significantly for urban …

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Positive COVID-19 Patient at Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center

A Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) patient has tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, marking the first case for TCC. The patient was tested in Fairbanks at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center on Friday, March 20th and the positive came back today, Wednesday, March 25th. The patient is currently in quarantine at their home in Fairbanks. The Alaska …

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