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AAP Asian American Pacific Islander
A/PIA Aleutian/Pribilof Islands Association
AAMC Association of American Medical Colleges
AANHS Alaska Area Native Health Service
AAP American Academy of Pediatrics
AAPCC American Association of Poison Control Centers
AAPP All Alaska Pediatric Partnership
AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ABADA Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
ABDR Alaska Birth Defects Registry
ABLES Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance
ABVS Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
ACAT Alaska Community Action on Toxics
ACEMS Alaska Council on Emergency Medical Services
ACF Administration on Children and Families
ACIP Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
ACoA Alaska Commission on Aging
ACR Alaska Cancer Registry
ACRH Alaska Center for Rural Health
ACS American Cancer Society
*ACT *Alaska Children's Trust
ADA Alaska Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - moved to Division of Behavioral Health
ADA (2) American Dietetic Association
ADA (3) Americans with Disability Act
ADA (4) American Dental Association
ADA (5) American Diabetes Association
ADES Alaska Division of Emergency Services
ADF&G Alaska Department of Fish & Game
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADLs Activities of Daily Living
ADR Adverse Drug Reaction
ADVTP Alaska Domestic Violence Training Project
AEC Agency Emergency Coordinator
AECC Aeromedical Evacuation Control Center
AELT Aeromedical Evacuation Liaison Team
AERT Alaska Emergency Response Team
AFA Annual Funding Agreement
AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children (see ATAP)
AFHCAN Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network
AFHCP Alaska Federal Health Care Partnership
AFN Alaska Federation of Natives
AFVPP Alaska Family Violence Prevention Project
AHA American Hospital Association
AHA (2) American Heart Association
AHCA American Health Care Association
AHELP Alaska Health Education Library Project
AHP Adolescent Health Program
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AHS American Housing Survey
AI/AN American Indian/Alaska Native
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIPC Alaska Injury Prevention Center
AITC Alaska Inter-Tribal Council
AJJAC Alaska Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee
AKAHPERD Alaska Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
AKLA Alaska Library Association
AKPCA Alaska Primary Care Association
ALA American Lung Association
ALBHH Alaska Longevity Bonus Hold Harmless
ALC Agency Logistics Center
ALPHA Alaska Public Health Association
AMA American Medical Association
AMAP Arctic Monitoring & Assessment Program
AMC Air Mobility Command
AMHB Alaska Mental Health Board
AMHTA Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority
AMIMR Alaska Maternal Infant Mortality Review
AN/AI Alaska Native and American Indians
ANCR Alaska Native Cancer Registry
ANEC Alaska Native Epidemiology Center
ANHB Alaska Native Health Board
ANMC Alaska Native Medical Center
ANTHC Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
AoA Administration on Aging
AODM Adult-Onset Diabetes Mellitus
APA Adult Public Assistance
APEX/PH Assessment Protocol for Excellence in Public Health
APHIP Alaska Public Health Improvement Process
APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
API Alaska Psychiatric Institute
ARAC Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability
ARANDAP Association of Rural Alaskan Drug and Alcohol Programs
ARBD Alcohol Related Birth Defects
ARC American Red Cross
ARCS Alaska Rural Communication System
ARND Alcohol and Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder
ARO Anchorage Regional Office
*ARORA *Alaska Recipient Outcome Research Application
ARS Agricultural Research Service
ASAP Alcohol Safety Action Program
ASCMHA Alaska Community Mental Health Services Association
ASH Assistant Secretary for Health
ASHNHA Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association
ASHP American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists
ASMA Alaska State Medical Association
ASNA Arctic Slope Native Association
ASOII Annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
ASPE Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
ASPH Association of Schools of Public Health
ASPHL Alaska State Public Health Laboratories
ASRC Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
ASSE American Society of Safety Engineers
ASSIST American Stop Smoking Intervention Study
AST Alaska State Troopers
ASTDD Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors
ASTDHPPHE Association of State and Territorial Directors of Health Promotion and Public Health Education
ASTHO Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
ASUTHC Anchorage Service Unit Tribal Health Council
ATA Assistive Technologies of Alaska
ATAC Alaska Telehealth Advisory Commission
ATAP Alaska Temporary Assistance Program
ATCA Alaska Tobacco Control Alliance
ATHC Alaska Tribal Health Compact
ATHD Association of Tribal Health Directors
ATR Alaska Trauma Registry
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
ATTI Alaska Transition Training Initiative
AVCP Association of Village Council Presidents
AWPH Association for Worksite Health Promotion
AYI Alaska Youth Initiative - discontinued
BAC Blood Alcohol Concentration
BBNA Bristol Bay Native Association
BEST Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends
BHPr Bureau of Health Professions
BJS Bureau of Justice Statistics
BLL Blood Lead Level
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics
BMI Body Mass Index
BPHC Bureau of Primary Health Care
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
BRU Budget Request Unit
BVS Bureau of Vital Statistics


C/B Chemical/Biological
CAASA Community Action Against Substance Abuse
CAH Critical Access Hospital
CAHPS Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey
CAMA Chronic and Acute Medical Assistance
CAP Civil Air Patrol
CCDF Child Care Development Fund
CCP Casualty Collection Point
CCTHTAI Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Tribes of Alaska, Inc.
CCTHIT Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes
CD Conduct Disorder
CD (2) Computer Disk
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDNP Chronic Disease Nutrition Program
CDRG Catastrophic Disaster Response Group
CDVSA Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
CEPPO Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
CFDA Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance
CFOI Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CFSAN Center For Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
CHA/P Community Health Aide/Practitioner
CHAP Community Health Aide Program
CHD Coronary Heart Disease
CHEMS Community Health and Emergency Medical Services
CHP Community Health Profile
CHU Children's Health Unit
CIMHP Comprehensive Integrated Mental Health Plan
CIPR Cultural & Intellectual Property Rights
CISM Critical Incident Stress Management
CITC Cook Inlet Tribal Council
CMC Children's Medical Care (Juvenile Justice)
CMC (2) Crisis Management Center
CMHC Community Mental Health Center
CMI Chronical Mental Illness
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (USDHHS)
CNS Central Nervous System
COMPASS Community Partnership for Access Solutions and Success
CONUS Continental United States
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPHP Center for Public Health Practice
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
CPS Current Population Survey
CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission
CRC Colorectal Cancer
CREES Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
CRNA Copper River Native Association
CSAT Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
CSED Child Support Enforcement Division
CSFII Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals
CSHCN Children with Special Health Care Needs
CSN Children with Special Needs
CSTE Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
CVD Cardiovascular Disease
CY Calendar Year
DALO Disaster Area Liaison Officer
DALYs Disability-Adjusted life years
DAS Division of Administrative Services
DASH Division of Adolescent and School Health
DASHO Designated Agency Safety and Health Official
DAWN Drug Abuse Warning Network
DBH Division of Behavioral Health
DCE Defense Coordinating Element
DCED (Alaska) Department of Community and Economic Development
DCO Defense Coordinating Officer
DEC (Alaska) Department of Environmental Conservation
DEED (Alaska) Department of Education and Early Development
DECS Designated Evaluation and Crisis Stabilization

Domestic Emergency Support Team

DET Designated Evaluation & Treatment
DEU Data & Evaluation Unit - products moved to Resources & Planning Materials
DFO Disaster Field Office
DFC Disaster Field Command
DFYS (Alaska) Division of Family and Youth Services - moved to Office of Children's Services
DHSS (Alaska) Department of Health and Social Services
DHHS (US) Department of Health and Human Services
DISC Disaster Information Systems Clearinghouse
DIS Division of Information Services
DJJ (Alaska) Division of Juvenile Justice
DKC Denali Kid Care (SCHIP, Federal Title XXI)
DLA Defense Logistics Agency
DM Diabetes Mellitus
DMA Division of Medical Assistance
DMAT Disaster Medical Assistance Team
DMHDD (Alaska) Division of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities - moved to the Division of Behavioral Health
DMORT Disaster Mortuary Team
DMVA Department of Military and Veteran's Affairs
DMVA/DES Department of Military and Veterans Affairs/Division of Emergency Services
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DNA (2) Data Not Analyzed
DOC (Alaska) Department of Corrections
DOD Department of Defense
DOE (U.S.) Department of Education
DOJ Department of Justice
DOL (Alaska) Department of Labor
DOMS Department of Military Support
DOT Directly Observed Therapy
DOT&PF (Alaska) Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
DPA (Alaska) Division of Public Assistance
DPH (Alaska) Division of Public Health
DQIP Diabetes Quality Improvement Project
DRM Disaster Recovery Manager
DRSF Disaster Response Support Facilities
DSH Disproportionate Share Hospital
DSO Disaster Safety Officer
DSS Decision Support System
DSU Data Statistically Unreliable
DTaP Diptheria-Tetanus-Pertussis
DTBE Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
DUI Driving "Under the Influence"
DUR Drug Utilization Review
DVD Digital Video Disk
DWI Driving While Intoxicated
DX Diagnosis
EAP Energy Assistance Program
EAP (2) Employee Assistance Plan
EAT Eastern Aleutian Tribes
EBT Electronic Benefit Transfer
EC Emergency Coordinator
ECG Electrocardiogram
EH Environmental Health
EHDI (State-based) Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program Network
EI Early Intervention
*EI/LP *Early Intervention Services/Infant Learning Program - relocated to Office of Children's Services (ILP)
EIA Energy Information Administration
EICC Emergency Information and Coordination Center
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
EIS (2) Eligibility Information System
EM Emergency Management
EMRT Emergency Medical Response Team
EMS Emergency Medical Services
EMSC Emergency Medical Services for Children
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
EMT (2) Emergency Management Team
EMTALA Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
ENT Ear, Nose & Throat
EOC Emergency Operations Center
EPCRA Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPI Epidemiology
EPO Epidemiology Program Office
EPSDT Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
ER Emergency Room
ERL Environmental Research Laboratory
ERT Emergency Response Team
ERT (2) Environmental Response Team
ERT-A Emergency Response Team - Advance Element
ERT-N National Emergency Response Team
ESF Emergency Support Function
ESFLG Emergency Support Function Leaders Group
ESL English as a Second Language
EST Emergency Support Team
ETT Emergency Trauma Technician
FAE Fetal Alcohol Effects
FANR Food Assistance and Nutrition Research
FARS Fatality Analysis Reporting System
FARS Fatal Accident Reporting System
FAS Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
FASD Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FCC Federal Communications Commission
FCC (2) Federal Coordinating Center
FCO Federal Coordinating Officer
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FESC Federal Emergency Support Coordinator
FFP Federal Financial Participation
FMAP Federal Medical Assistance Percentage
FORSCOM Forces Command
FPA Family Participation Amount
FPL Federal Poverty Level
FQHC Federally Qualified Health Center
FR Federal Register
FREP Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan
FRMAC Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center
FRP Federal Response Plan
FS Food Stamps
FSIS Food Safety and Inspection Service
FSS Food Safety Survey
FTE Full Time Equivalent
FY Fiscal Year
FYI For Your Information
GAO General Accounting Office
GCDSE Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education
GED General Educational Development
GIS Geographical Information System
GPMRC Global Patient Movement Requirements Center
GPRA Government Performance and Results Act
GPS Global Positioning System
GRA General Relief Assistance
GRM General Relief Medical
HAART Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
HAIL Healthy Alaskans Information Line
HALYs Health-Adjusted Life Years
HAN Health Area Network
HAP Heating Assistance Program
HAP(2) Healthy Alaskans Program
HAV Hepatitis A Virus
HBV Hepatitis B Virus
HCBS Home and Community-Based Service
*HCFA *Health Care Financing Administration (discontinued)
HCP Health Care Provider
HCP/CSN Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs
HCPP Health Care Prepayment Plan
HCUP Healthcare Cost Utilization Project
HCV Hepatitis C Virus
HDDS Hospital Discharge Data Set
HDL High Density Lipoprotein
HEDIS Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set
HEI Healthy Eating Index
HHA Home Health Agency
HHS Health and Human Services (U.S.)
HIFA Health Insurance Financing Administration
HIO Health Insurance Organization
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act
HIPP Health Improvement Planning Project
HIPP (2) Health Insurance Premium Payment (Medicaid)
HIS Hospital Information Systems
HISS Health Information and Systems Support
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
HPSA Health Professional Shortage Area
HQ Headquarters
HQAMC Headquarters Air Mobility Command
HRQOL Health-Related Quality of Life
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
HSIS Health Sciences Information Services (Alaska)
HSS Health and Social Services (Alaska)
I&R Information and Referral Line
IHS Indian Health Service
IA Inter-Agency
IAQ Indoor Air Quality
ICA International Communication Association
ICARIS Injury Control and Risk Survey
ICC Interagency Coordinating Council
ICD International Classification of Diseases
ICF Intermediate Care Facility
ICF/MR Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded
ICHC Institutional Community Health Care (Corrections)
ICIDH-2 International Classifications of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps
ICPD International Conference on Population and Development
ICS Incident Command System
ICS (2) Internal Communications System
ICU Intensive Care Unit
IFSP Individual Family Service Plan
ILP Infant Learning Program
IPV Intimate Partner Violence
IRB Institutional Review Board
IRIS Integrated Risk Information System
IRMO Information Resources Management Office
IRR Initial Response Resources
IRT Initial Response Team
ISDEA Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act
ISER Institute for Social and Economic Research (University of Alaska)
IST Incident Support Team
IST-A Incident Support Team - Advance Element
IT Information Technology
IUD Intrauterine Device
J-4/JCS Medical Readiness Division, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
JAMA Journal of the American Medical Association
JCAHO Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
JIC Joint Information Center
JJDP Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention
JOC Joint Operations Center
JPMT Joint Patient Movement Team
JPO Juvenile Probation Officer
JRMPO Joint Regional Medical Planning Office
JTF Joint Task Force
JTPA Job Training Partnership Act
KANA Kodiac Area Native Association
KICTCH Ketchikan Indian Community Tribal Health Clinic
LBW Low Birth Weight
LDL Low Density Lipoproteing
LEP Limited English Proficiency
LFA Lead Federal Agency
LI Low Income
LIHEAP Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
LIMS Logistics Information Management System
LPH Local Public Health
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
LTC Long Term Care
MA Mission Assignment
MAC Mission Assignment Controller
MAPP Mobilizing for Action through Planning & Partnership - a web based tool
MASF Mobile Aeromedical Staging Facility
MCAC Medicaid Care Advisory Committee
MCC Movement Coordination Center
MCFH *Maternal Child & Family Health
MCH *Maternal and Child Health
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level
MCO Managed Care Organization
MDS Minimum Data Set
MEPS Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
MERRT Medical Emergency Radiological Response Team
MERS Mobile Emergency Response Support
MHC Mental Health Center
MHC (2) Migrant Health Center
*MHDD *Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities - now Division of Behavioral Health
MHSIP Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program
MHTA Mental Health Trust Authority
MHTAAR Mental Health Trust Authority Authorized Receipts
MIMR Maternal & Infant Mortality Review Program
MIS Management Information System
MMIS Medicaid Management Information System
MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
MOA Municipality of Anchorage
MOA (2) Memorandum of Agreement
MOC Mobile Emergency Response Support (MERS) Operations Center
MOE Maintenance of Effort
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MSCA Military Support to Civilian Authority
MSIS Medicaid Statistical Information System
MSTC Mount Sanford Tribal Consortium
*MSU *Medicaid Services Unit (no longer exists)
MUA Medically Underserved Area
MUC Medically Underserved Community
MYC McLaughlin Youth Center
NA Not Applicable
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NACCHO National Association of City and County Health Officials
NAEPP National Asthma Education and Prevention Program
NAHASDA Native American Housing and Self Determination Act
NAICS North American Industrial Classification System
NALBOH National Association of Local Boards of Health
NAMI-AK National Alliance for the Mentally Il - Alaska
NBDPN National Birth Defects Prevention Network
NBS Newborn Screening
NCANDS National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System
NCAST Nursing Child Assessment Satellite Training
NCC National Coordinating Council
NCCDPHP National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
NCD National Coverage Determination
NCEH National Center for Environmental Health
NCEP National Cholesterol Education Program
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics
NCHSTP National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention
NCI National Cancer Institute
NCID National Center for Infectious Diseases
NCIPC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
NCP National Contingency Plan
NDMS National Disaster Medical System
NEC Not Elsewhere Classified
NECC National Emergency Coordination Center
NF Nursing Facility
NGA Notification of Grant Award
NGB National Guard Bureau
NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NHDS National Hospital Discharge Survey
NHIC National Health Information Center
NHIS National Health Interview Survey
NHSDA National Health Survey on Drug Abuse
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (U.S.)
NICC National Interagency Coordination Center
NICHSR National Center for Health Services Research
NIHL Noise Induced Hearing Loss
NIMH National Institute of Mental Health
NIOSH National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
NIP National Immunization Program
NLN National League for Nursing
NOEL No Observable Effect Level
NP Nurse Practitioner
NPHPSP National Public Health Performance Standards Program
NPS National Park Service
NPS (2) National Pharmaceutical Stockpile
NRC National Response Center
NRC (2) Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NRO Northern Regional Office
NRT National Response Team
NRT (2) Nicotine Replacement Therapy
NS/EP National Security/Emergency Preparedness
NSAIDs Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
NSB North Slope Borough
NSC National Security Council
NSF National Strike Force
NSF (2) Non-Sufficient Funds
NSFG National Survey of Family Growth
NTD Neural Tube Defect
NTEC National Tribal Environmental Council
NTIA National Telecommunications and Information Administration
NVSS National Vital Statistics System
OBRA'89 Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1989
OC Operations Center
OCHAMPUS Office of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
OCS Office of Children's Services
OEP Office of Emergency Preparedness
OHSU Oregon Health Sciences University
OIG Office of the Inspector General
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OPHL Oregon Public Health Laboratory
OPHS Office of Public Health and Science (U.S.)
OPV Oral Polio Vaccine
OSC On-Scene Commander
OSC (2) On-Scene Coordinator
OSC (3) Operations Support Center
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy (U.S.)
OT Occupational Therapist
OTC Over the Counter
PA Physician's Assistant
PASARR Pre-admission Screening & Annual Resident Review
PASO Public Affairs Service Officer
PASS Parents Achieving Self-Sufficiency
PC Personal Computer
PCC Poison Control Center
PCCM Primary Care Case Management
Prenatal Care II Program (discontinued)
PCN Position Control Number
PD Presidential Declaration
PDD Presidential Decision Directive
PedNSS Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System
PHF Public Health Foundation
PHI Protected Health Information
PHN Public Health Nurse (Nursing)
PHP Prepaid Health Plan
PHS Public Health Service
PIC Private Industry Council
PIHCP Pacific Island Health Care Project
PKU Phenylketonuria
PNSS Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System
POA Point of Arrival
POC Point of Contact
PoC Provider of Choice
POD Point of Departure
POD (2) Point of Distribution
POP Persistent Organic Pollutants
POS Point Of Service
PPC Prevention Policy Committee
PPE Personal Protective Equipment
PPO Preferred Provider Organization
PPS Prospective Payment System
PRA Patient Reporting Activity
PRAMS Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System
PRO Peer Review Organization
PRWORA Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act
PSAP Public Safety Answering Point (for 911 calls)
PT Physical Therapist
PTE Projected Time Estimate
QA/QC Quality Assurance/Quality Control
QDWA Qualified Disabled & Working Individual
QMB Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries
QOL Quality of Life
RAP Radiological Assistance Program
RDT Residential Diagnostic Treatment
REAC/TS Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site
REC Regional Emergency Coordinator
REP Regional Evacuation Point
REPLO Regional Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer
RERT Radiological Emergency Response Team
RETCO Regional Emergency Transportation Coordinator
RFA Request for Federal Assistance
RFP Request for Proposals
RFQ Request for Quotations
RFR Request for Recommendations
RHA Regional Health Administrator
RHCA Rural Health Clinic Assistance
RISC Regional Interagency Steering Committee
RN Registered Nurse
ROC Regional Operations Center
ROGA Remainder of Government Allocation
RP Revised Program
RPMS Resource Patient Management System
RR Response and Recovery
RRIS Rapid Response Information System
RRT Regional Response Team
RSA Reimbursable Services Agreement
RTF Response Task Force
RX Prescription
SA Substance Anuse
SADA Substance Abuse Director's Association
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
SCF South Central Foundation
SCHIP State Children's Health Insurance Program
SCNCP State Contract Nutrition Consultant Program
SCO State Coordinating Officer
SCRO Southcentral Region Office
SDWA Safe Drinking Water Act
SECC State Emergency Coordination Center
SED Severely Emotionally Disturbed
SED (2) Seriously Emotionally Disturbed
SERO Southeast Region Office
SES SocioEconomic Status
SESA Special Education Service Agency
SETT Statewide Evaluation Travel Team
SIC Standard Industrial Classification
SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SIG/ACT State Incentive Grant/Alaskans Collaborating for Teens
SIOC Strategic Information and Operations Center
SITREP Situational Report
SLED State Library Electronic Doorway
SLMB Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries
SME State Medical Examiner
SMI Supplementary Medical Insurance
SMI (2) Serious Mental Illness
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
SOC Standard Occupational Classification
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
SPAPECD Survey of Physicians' Attitudes and Practices in Early Cancer Detection
SPF Sun Protective Factor
SQA Safety & Quality Assurance
SSA Social Security Administration
SSBG Social Services Block Grant
SSC Scientific Support Coordinator
STD Sexually Transmited Disease
STOLS System to Locate Survivors
SVOC Standard Vocational and Occupational Code
TAES Tactical Aeromedical Evacuation System
TANF Temporary Assistance Needy Families
TB Tuberculosis
TC Tribal Court
TCC Tanana Chiefs Conference
TDHC Tribally Designated Housing Corporation
TDY Temporary Duty
TEFRA Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982
TESS Toxic Exposure Surveillance System
TFAP Tribal Family Assistance Programs
TIC Telecommunications Information Council
TLC Territory Logistic Center
TWWIIA Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999
UAA University of Alaska, Anchorage
UAF University of Alaska, Fairbanks
UAS University of Alaska, Southeast
UC Unified Command
UCR Uniform Crime Report (FBI)
UNHS Universal Newborn Hearing Screening
URM Under Represented Minority
Urban Search and Rescue
USAC Universal Service Administration Company
USCG U.S. Coast Guard
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USDA-FNIC U.S. Dept. of Agriculture - Food and Nutrition Information Center
USDHHS United States Department of Health and Human Services
USDOL/BLS United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
USPACOM U.S. Pacific Command
UST Undergroud Storage Tank
UV Ultraviolet
VA Veterans Affairs
VBC Village Built Clinic
VPD Vaccine Preventable Diseases
VPSO Village Public Safety Officer
WHO World Health Organization
*WIC *Women, Infants and Children Nutritional Services
WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction
WtW Welfare to Work
YF Youth Facility
YK Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta
YKHC Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
YRBS Youth Risk Behavior Survey