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Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce - Alaska's AHEC

State of Alaska COVID-19 Response Center

If you test positive, call us at (907) 531-3329
10am-6pm, 7 days a week 

The Alaska Division of Public Health and University of Alaska, Anchorage have trained Contact Tracers to assist you. If you have been informed you tested positive for COVID-19, call our number to be connected with our Team who can help you safely start your isolation, connect you with resources available in the State, and answer any questions that you may have. 

If you have general questions regarding COVID-19, feel free to call us to speak with a Contact Tracer who can provide you with the most current CDC guidelines and information available, including an option to receive information through email. Note that we cannot provide specific medical information for you; contact your primary care provider for assistance with medical questions. 

Contact Tracers are also reaching out directly to those who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been identified as a close contact to someone who has COVID-19. If you receive a call from any of these numbers 907-318-9787, 907-318-9788, 907-318-9790, 907-308-7576, or 907-318-9791, it will be one of our Contact Tracers hoping to speak with you.

We are here for you. 
Call us at (907) 531-3329

 The Alaska Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program began at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) in 2005. AHECs are academic and community-based partnerships engaged in primary care workforce engagement, training and recruiting, and retaining activities to improve the distribution, diversity, supply and quality of health care personnel. The Alaska AHEC program office (at UAA) contracts with six regional Centers to implement educational activities involving health professions and to expose students to primary care delivery in rural and/or underserved settings. In addition, AHECs work closely with state and local workforce investment boards to identify and address health care needs and shortages. 

The Alaska AHEC addresses its mission by working in the following areas:

  • Engaging Alaskans into health careers to evolve the future health workforce
  • Training health professions students in rural communities or with underserved populations via the AHEC Scholars Program
  • Retaining Alaska‚Äôs health workforce by increasing access to and providing CE/CME opportunities statewide

The AHEC program is made possible through support provided by the University of Alaska Anchorage / Alaska Center for Rural Health-Alaska's AHEC, and HRSA # U77HP23073.