Updates on the COVID-19 Vaccine

At this time TCC has a very limited quantity of COVID-19 vaccines and will be prioritizing vaccinating individuals in accordance with federal guidelines. The Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center is not booking appointments for individuals requesting the vaccine. We will continue to keep our patients and tribes updated as information changes daily.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update – KRFF 89.1

Chief/Chairman PJ Simon, Executive Director of Health Services Jacoline Bergstrom, and Employee Health Medical Supervisor Dr. Leif Thompson will be live on KRFF 89.1 this morning, December 15th at 11:00am to provide updates on the COVID-19 vaccine. You can tune in at https://www.krff891.com/ Jacoline BergstromExecutive Director of Health Services PJ SimonChief/Chairman Dr. Leif ThompsonEmployee Health Medical Supervisor

The COVID-19 Vaccine is Coming

TCC is anticipating the arrival of our COVID-19 vaccine sometime this week. We have an extremely limited quantity that has been allocated to us. We will be prioritizing vaccinating individuals in accordance with federal guidelines. At this time, our clinic is unable to book appointments for individuals requesting the vaccine. We will keep our patients and tribes updated as the …

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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.

TCC COVID-19 Testing Site is Moving

The Tanana Chiefs Conference COVID-19 testing site will be changing locations starting Tuesday, October 20th! The site will be moved from the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center to the Bertha Moses Patient Hostel located at 1321 17th Ave in Fairbanks. This is to ensure the health and safety of both our employees and patients who are being tested. Patients will …

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FY20 COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan RFP

Tanana Chiefs Conference is seeking proposals to develop a TCC Economic Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Plan focused on pandemic recovery and resiliency, consistent with the approved TCC CED. Proposal Due Date: November 6, 2020 at 4:00 pm Please review the attached RFP for further details:

State of Alaska vs Food Security in Rural Alaska

Food security for the Interior villages has been unstable given both the COVID-19 pandemic and the record low salmon runs which has limited the ability for tribal members to store enough food for the winter. Several tribes requested assistance from the State and Federal managers to provide emergency hunts. The State of Alaska denied the requests. The Federal Subsistence Board …

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Advocacy/Legislative Update 9.18.20

Murkowski writes NCAI a letter…tells them to shape up As you guys know there is a battle being waged over who gets COVID money that was set aside for “tribal governments”.  Needless to say, lower 48 Tribes (and NCAI) were upset with Alaska Native Corporations tried to get in on the money.  So upset that they took them to court.  …

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COVID-19 Alaska State Mandates

Return to the Main Covid19 Page The State of Alaska has released Official Health Mandates regarding COVID-19. TCC is tracking these and their effects to our tribes and communities. Active (3-23-20) Health Mandate 010: International and Interstate Travel – Order for Self-Quarantine (4-13-20) Health Mandate 014: Non-Congregate Shelter Order (4-15-20) Health Mandate 015: Services by Health Care Providers (4-23-20) Health …

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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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