Information presented below is for informative purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. Always contact your health care provider for medical advice.
The State's Division of Public Health promotes resources and initiatives designed to:
- reduce the incidence of preventable conditions among Alaskan women of all ages, including those with special needs and low incomes;
- improve access to high quality, evidence-based preventive health services; and
- encourage healthy lifestyles.
The Division of Public Health seeks to advance public policy as it affects women’s health by sharing current, evidence-based clinical guidelines and information about the health status and needs of Alaskan women.
The Alaska Women’s Health Program suggests the following for good health:
Alaska 2-1-1 is a resource for social and health services in the state of Alaska and can be dialed from anywhere in Alaska (just dial “211”). Calls are taken 8:30 – 5:00 M – F, but information also is available online 24 hours a day. Services include basic needs of all kinds: social support and assistance programs, health, mental and substance abuse. Check out 211 online for the services you need.
For more information, please contact:
Adult Health Services Unit & Family Planning Program
Women's, Children's & Family Health
Division of Public Health
Alaska Department of Health & Social Services