SITKA – In the spirit of patient safety and complete transparency, the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) would like to inform the community that a non-Alaskan resident who recently traveled to Central America recently visited SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (MEH) experiencing symptoms associated with the Zika virus. The patient was diagnosed as having the virus, was treated and has since left Sitka.

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SITKA – Recently, SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) welcomed sixteen Alaska Native/American Indian high school students to learn about health careers. The students participated in the 2016 Ethel Lund Village Health Occupations Program (VHOP) that took place from April 18 – 21 in Sitka.

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JUNEAU –At approximately 3:30 pm on Thursday, April 21, 2016, a man entered the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium’s (SEARHC) Juneau Behavioral Health Clinic in a noticeably agitated state demanding to see his provider. Upon hearing his provider was seeing another patient, he became increasingly upset and subsequently spent several minutes yelling profanities. Read more