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    online application for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is now available on the DPA website. This application is optimized for use on any mobile device as well as desktop devices. The online application is a “smart form,” streamlining the process and the amount of time it takes to complete the form by only populating fields that the applicant needs based on their responses. All documents can be uploaded directly using a variety of formats including photos and scanned items.


  • The Alaska SMART Medical Clearance form is an effective, standardized tool for determining medical stability for patients with a psychiatric crisis in emergency contexts. Benefits can include improved patient care and more efficient care coordination.

  • Overview of Alaska’s Behavioral Health System of Care for Children

  • 2022 Alaska Scorecard: Key Issues Impacting Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries and
    Scorecard Overview.

  • Department Reorganization: Governor Dunleavy’s Executive Order 121 (EO 121)
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    Statewide Opioid Settlement Funding Updates & Opportunities

    April 18, 2024 / ANCHORAGE – The Alaska Division of Public Health, part of the Alaska Department of Health (DOH), has announced a process for accessing millions of dollars from much-anticipated National Opioid Settlement funds to help Alaska’s communities address the opioid epidemic.

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    Alaska Division of Public Health achieves national accreditation status

    March 28, 2024 / ANCHORAGE – The Alaska Department of Health, Division of Public Health is proud to announce their initial accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board.

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    Alaska ‘Pregnant Women Medicaid’ Changes Take Effect February 1

    January 31, 2024, ANCHORAGE — In a significant step toward enhancing maternal healthcare access, the Alaska Department of Health (DOH) is implementing changes to coverage for “Pregnant Women Medicaid.”


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    Health Officials Recommend Alaskan Adults be Tested for Syphilis

    January 16, 2024, ANCHORAGE — Data reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show a continued surge in the number of syphilis cases in the United States over the last 10 years. 


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    Online SNAP Application Now Live

    January 5, 2024, ANCHORAGE — The Division of Public Assistance (DPA) has launched the online application for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The mobile-friendly application is now available on the DPA website.



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