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Jay C. Butler, MD
Chief Medical Officer
and Director

Did you know?

Vitamin D is important for strong bones and may contribute to overall good health. Learn more! 

Heroin and opioids in the Last Frontier 

Learn what marijuana means for Alaska and you 

It's your health - Teen Health

Autism: Learn the Signs. Act Early 

Play Every Day 

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

Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222 

Alaska's Tobacco Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) 

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​​Announcements

Health Analytics and Vital Records is experiencing significant delays in certificate processing. Please allow a minimum of 6-8 weeks for processing all certificates except in-person counter orders. Currently, the best method for ensuring timely receipt of your expedited certificate request is by using Vitalchek.com​.

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 PDF

DPH Strategic Plan Word Cloud


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