Second COVID-19 Case in Maniilaq Service Area

May 22, 2020 – A resident of a Northwest Arctic Borough village has tested positive for COVID-19 in Anchorage. The individual was not in the village at the time of the test and has not returned since testing positive.  Maniilaq is in contact with the State of Alaska Section of Epidemiology to ensure precautions are taken to protect anyone who may …

First COVID-19 Case in Maniilaq Service Area

May 19, 2020 – An individual has tested positive for COVID-19 in Kotzebue. The individual was tested on May 19thupon arrival into Kotzebue and immediately self-isolated.  Maniilaq is in contact with the State of Alaska Section of Epidemiology to ensure precautions are taken to protect anyone who may have been in close contact with the individual.  Anyone contacted should self-isolate …

Cultural Connections Activity: Elder Storytelling via VHF Radio in Your Community

Maniilaq Wellness is sponsoring a Cultural Connections Activity: Cultural Elder Storytelling via VHF Radio in your Community. We will begin with Ambler and go through the villages alphabetically.     The purpose is to pass on important knowledge for the Youth and Community. Also, we would like photos, videos or recordings of the Elder(s) while they are storytelling. There will be a stipend …

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2019 Maniilaq Community Meetings

Join us in your community this spring to learn more about Maniilaq Association. We will be presenting on company activities, answering your questions and giving out door prizes. Have questions or would like to learn more? Email us at media@maniilaq.org.

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Public Health Exercise – April 12, 2019

Across Alaska, communities will participate in a mass exercise to practice and prepare dispensing medicine in the event of a real emergency from April 10-13, 2019. Maniilaq Health Center, Public Health Nursing (PHN) and Noorvik Clinic are participating in this exercise called Alaska Shield/ Ragin’ Contagion. The scenario will be a bio-terrorism event of an infectious disease spreading throughout Alaska …

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

 We All Can Play a Part in Supporting Strong and Thriving Families  April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month  Kotzebue, Alaska – [March 29, 2019]  April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize that we each can play an important role in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities. This month and …

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Eben Hopson Inupiat Day

Maniilaq Association recognizes November 7th as Eben Hopson Inupiat Day. In 1956, Eben was elected to the Alaska Territorial Legislature and when Alaska became a state, he was elected to the first State Senate. He served in the Senate until 1965 as Chairman of the Labor and Management Committee. In 1965, Eben helped organize Alaska’s first regional land claims organization …