Tag: medical

Law & Order: March 7-13

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department March 7 through March 13, 2022. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Law & Order: Jan. 17-23

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department Jan. 17-23, 2021. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Letter supports hospitals serving vulnerable populations

Three hundred and two members of the U.W. House of Representatives, including Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, are urging congressional leaders to delay cuts to the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital program.

1 dead, 2 rescued in PWS plane crash

Rescuers from the Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans responded to a downed aircraft with three people on board in Prince William Sound in the area of Cascade Bay, 20 miles southwest of Valdez today, Tuesday, May 21.

CCMC expands services for patients

The Cordova Community Medical Center has added five new services for patients amidst struggling financial times and added challenges with operating in a rural...

Walker: Medicaid benefits Alaska in many ways

This month marks the third anniversary since I took executive action to expand Medicaid in Alaska. It opened the door to health care for...

No more ‘gag orders’ allowed on drug prices

Legislation signed into law in Juneau on Sept. 4 eliminates use of a “gag order” that kept pharmacists from telling customers they can save...

Costs of medical services must now be posted

Senate Bill 105, signed into law on Aug. 6 by Gov. Bill Walker, includes a requirement that all providers and facilities post the cost...

Feds okay King Cove road through wildlife refuge

After over three decades of lobbying for a land based medical evacuation route between King Cove and the all weather airport at Cold Bay,...

New surgical technology program at UAA helps meet industry need

When Jerica Masangcay was a young girl, she would watch as caregivers took care of her grandmother, who suffered from pressure ulcers caused by...
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