Grief Support Group – August 2022

Behavioral Health Services (BHS) will be offering a Grief Support Group over the phone starting in August. If anyone is interested and not currently in services, reach out via phone to 907-442-7640 or complete the Request for Services Form and email it to BHS@maniilaq.org. Please contact BHS with any questions.

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines Available Now for 5-11 year olds

FAQ for Parents On November 2nd, the two-dose pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was recommended for children age 5-11 by the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and that recommendation was also endorsed by the CDC. This follows the FDA’s emergency use authorization of the pediatric vaccine. Maniilaq Health Center will begin offering the two-dose pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages …

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Available

Maniilaq Health Center will begin offering Pfizer booster vaccines at MHC, Public Health Nursing, and in vaccine clinics in Maniilaq service area villages. Eligible residents who have been vaccinated before March 31st can visit the Main Entrance to Hospital on Monday, September 27th through Friday, October 1st between 9am-6pm or PHN Monday, September 27th through Friday, October 1st from 8am-5pm, …

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Family Safety Net Survey

Maniilaq and University of Michigan are developing a program called Family Safety Net. We need your help to make sure the program is done right and fits the needs of Northwest Alaska. If you complete the confidential survey below you will receive a $25 Amazon gift card for your time (~20 minutes) and be entered into a drawing to win an additional $100 Amazon gift …

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine authorized and recommended for use in children ages 12-15.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reviewed the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and has endorsed the use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15. The CDC approval follows Monday’s emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and marks the final step in approving the Pfizer vaccine’s use for adolescents 12 …

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 …