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Health and Social Services

Southeast Region

Tim Struna
Acting Regional Nurse Manager
Timothy.Struna@alaska.gov

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Location
1001 Meals Ave
PO Box 950
Valdez AK, 99686

Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00 am-4:30 pm
Closed 12:00 -1:00 pm

Tel 907-835-4612 Fax 907-835-2419

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Valdez Public Health Center

 

About Us

The Valdez Public Health Center (located in the Mary Kevin Gilson Medical Center) provides services to Valdez, Cordova and Tatitlek. It is staffed by a Public Health Nurse (PHN III) and an Office Assistant (OA II)

Public Health Center staff collaborate with local organizations and coalitions, such as the Valdez Local Emergency Preparedness Committee (LEPC), Sound Wellness Alliance Network (SWAN), Advocates for Victims of Violence (AVV), and local schools in order to promote health and well-being among indivduals and communities.

Public health nursing plays a major role in infectious disease surveillance and investigation. We partner with State of Alaska Epidemiology through local public health nursing case investigations of tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), foodborne illnesses and other reportable diseases such as giardiasis.

Each clinic visit, we also offer individual screenings and referrals for domestic/interpersonal violence, healthy lifestyle, and alcohol use risk.

Scheduling and Fees

Please call 907-835-4612 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

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

* Pregnancy testing and contraception is provided at this health center; other reproductive health services may be available via referral. Please call 907-835-4612.

Page updated December 28, 2018