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Health and Social Services

Frontier Region

Elizabeth Burton
Regional Nurse Manager
elizabeth.burton@alaska.gov

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Location
125 Main Street
PO Box 1489
Dillingham AK, 99576

Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Call for an appointment
Tel 907-842-5981
Fax 907-842-4396

Dillingham Public Health Center

Dillingham Public Health Center  

About Us

The Dillingham Public Health Center is staffed by two Public Health Nurses (PHN III and PHN I/II/III) and an Office Assistant (OA II). We provide services to Dillingham and the Bristol Bay communities listed below:

  • Aleknagik
  • Clarks Point
  • Ekwok
  • Koliganek
  • Manokotak
  • New Stuyahok
  • Portage Creek
  • Togiak
  • Twin Hills

Dillingham Public Health Nursing is involved with multiple community partners to support health of the Bristol Bay region. Public Health Nurses work with civic and tribal leaders to evaluate infrastructure for activity and safety such as implementing Safe Routes to Schools, planning for bike paths, improving access to services that are readily available in larger areas. Our nurses provide health education both in schools and at community events that support healthy lifestyles and positive choices, emergency preparedness, domestic violence awareness, immunizations and disease prevention among others.

Public health nurses also provide confidential screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and birth control. Dillingham Public Health center staff work to support individual as well as community and population health to identify needs and to seek solutions with our community partners.

Scheduling and Fees

Please call 907-842-5981 to schedule an appointment. Fees are assessed for all public health nursing services. We have a sliding scale based on family size and income; no one is turned away for inability to pay. Registration forms are available to fill out ahead of your appointment.

Services Available

The Dillingham Public Health Center has the following services readily available; others may be available upon request:

Page updated March 7, 2018