The Department of Health and Social Services website is currently unavailable. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

  • Critical COVID-19 information – including vaccine appointment scheduling and the data dashboards – can still be accessed.
  • The COVID-19 vaccine helpline is available at 907-646-3322 from 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on weekdays, and 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on weekends.
  • The COVID-19 hotline at the public health laboratories is available at 907-334-2101 (Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) to request results and obtain general testing information.
  • For all other services telephone assistance is available during regular business hours (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) at 907-269-7800. Specific service and office contact numbers are attached.

Need help with COVID-19 questions or requests?

Alaska Careline

If you are feeling hopeless or having thoughts of self-harm or suicide, reach out for help right away. Call the Alaska Careline at 877-266-4357 or text 4help to 839863. Or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

Vaccine Data

Beginning Monday, June 7, 2021, DHSS will be updating most data on the Alaska COVID-19 Information Hub three times weekly (Monday, Wednesday and Friday excluding holidays) instead of five times weekly (Monday through Friday excluding holidays). The two exceptions will be the hospital data and vaccine monitoring dashboards, which will continue to update data Monday through Friday excluding holidays. The daily summary email and social media posts will move to the three times weekly schedule.

Contact information for select DHSS programs and services

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