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Jay C. Butler, MD
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November Observances

Did you know?

Vitamin D is important for strong bones and may contribute to overall good health. Alaskans should select foods that are high in vitamin D, such as Alaska salmon, and should talk with their health care provider about vitamin D and the risks and benefits of supplementation.

Marijuana- Get the Facts about Health & Safety 

The Well-Woman Project: Share your story
Submit your stories about the things in your life affecting your ability to be healthy and get health care to enter a monthly raffle for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate.

It's your health - Teen Health

Autism Awareness Month: Learn the Signs. Act Early

Get out and play. Every day. 

Order Certificates: Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Certificates 

Poison Control 

Tobacco Annual Report 

November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

Alaska residents with prediabetes can take advantage of a FREE 1 year subscription to TurnAround Health, an online diabetes prevention program, using PROMO Code: Alaska2015:


Get the Facts

Personal recreational marijuana use is legal in Alaska. Get the facts for your family - learn more about the health effects of marijuana and strategies to reduce the health risks associated with marijuana use.

Public Health Strategic Plan Summary

DPH Word Cloud

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