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A Guide to the Medical Resources of Ports Served by Cruise Line Vessels
 
  • 24 Hour Physician-Staffed Emergency Departments

    Anchorage

    Emergency Medical Services:

    Staffing level: Mobile Intensive Care Paramedics
  • Anchorage Fire Department
    Emergency Medical Services
    1301 East 80th Avenue
    Anchorage, AK 99518-3399
  • Emergency: 911
  • Voice: (907) 267-4900
  • FAX: (907) 267-4977
  • Dispatch: (907) 267-4950
  • Hospital:
  • 24 hour Physician Staffed Emergency Departments
  • Alaska Regional Hospital
  • 2801 Debarr RoadAnchorage, AK 99508
    • (907) 276-1131 (Main Number)
    • (907) 264-1222 (Emergency Room)
    • (907) 264-1722 (Physician Referral)
    • (907) 264-1143 (FAX: Administration)
    • (907) 264-1006 (FAX: Business Office)
    • (907) 264-1566 (FAX: Admitting)

  • Alaska Regional Lifeflight Air Ambulance
    2801 Debarr Road
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    • (907) 258-3822 (In Anchorage)
    • (800) 478-9111 (Outside Anchorage)

  • Providence Alaska Medical Center
    3200 Providence Drive
    P.O. Box 196604
    Anchorage, AK 99519-6604

    • (907) 562-2211 (Main Number)
    • (907) 261-3111 (Emergency Room)
    • (907) 261-4900 (Referral)
    • (907) 261-3647 (FAX: Emergency Room)

  • Providence LifeGuard Alaska
    Air Emergency Transport
    3200 Providence Drive
    P.O. Box 196604
    Anchorage, AK 99519-6604
    • (907) 261-3070 (In Anchorage)
    • (800) 478-5433 (Outside Anchorage)
  • Anchorage has two additional medical facilities: Alaska Native Medical Center; and the medical center of Elmendorf Air Force Base.
  • Specialists & Equipment:
  • Anchorage is a major referral center for patients in all parts of Alaska, except for Southeast. It has all the medical equipment and specialists commensurate with a community of its size.
  • Runway Length: 10,900 feet
 
Juneau

Emergency Medical Services:

  • Staffing level: Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic, EMT-III

    Capital City Fire/Rescue
    820 Glacier Avenue
    Juneau, AK 99801

  • Voice: (907) 586-5322
    FAX: (907) 586-8323

Hospital:

24 hour Physician Staffed Emergency Department

  • Bartlett Regional Hospital
    3260 Hospital Drive
    Juneau, AK 99801

  • Voice: (907) 586-2611
  • (907) 586-8447/8427 (Emergency Room)
    TTY: (907) 586-1030
  • FAX: (907) 586-8444 (FAX: Emergency Room)

Equipment Available at Hospital:

  • CT Scan MRI
  • Hyperbaric Chamber Mental Health Unit
  • Full OB Radiologists
  • EEG Lab
  • Anesthesia ICU, SCU

Specialists in Community:

  • General Surgeons OB-Gyn
  • Neurologist Emergency Medicine Physicians
  • Urologist Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Psychiatrist Opthamologists
  • Pediatrician Ear, Nose, Throat
  • Plastic (Hand) Surgeon Internal Medicine Physicians
  • Family Practice Physicians
  • Runway Length: 8,400 feet

Additional Notes:

Airlift Northwest has a critical care air ambulance jet stationed in Juneau and typically transports patients to Seattle for medical emergencies. Capital City Fire/Rescue has a medevac team which has access to small fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters (See Air Medical Services section for contact numbers.) Juneau maintains a disaster cache.

Ketchikan

Emergency Medical Services:

Staffing level: Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic, EMT-III

  • Ketchikan Fire Department
    Emergency Medical Services
    319 Main Street
    Ketchikan, AK 99901

  • Voice: (907) 225-9616
  • FAX: (907) 225-9613

Hospital:

24 hour Physician Staffed Emergency Department

  • Ketchikan General Hospital
    3100 Tongass Avenue
    Ketchikan, AK 99901

  • Voice: (907) 225-5171
  • FAX: (907) 228-8333
  • TTY: (907) 586-1030

Equipment Available at Hospital:

  • Anesthesia Laboratory Radiology
  • Echocardiography Blood Bank CT Scan
  • EEG Drug Screening Mammography
  • Endoscopy Laparoscopy/Video Nuclear
  • Fetal Monitoring Pathology Ultrasound
  • ICU/SCU Pulmonary Function Testing

Specialists in Community:

  • Surgeons OB-Gyn
  • Pediatricians Emergency Medicine Physicians
  • Orthopedic Surgeons Internal Medicine Physicians
  • Psychiatrist Radiologist
  • Dentists Physical/Occupational
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics Pathologist

Runway Length: 7,500 feet

Additional Notes:

All referrals/requests should be directed to the Emergency Department. Pond Reef Medevac Service, located in the Ketchikan Borough, is available through the Alaska State Troopers to respond to medical emergencies via helicopter (AST telephone: (907) 225-5118). There is a helipad at Ketchikan General Hospital Ketchikan maintains a disaster cache. 24 Hour Nurse-Staffed Emergency Departments with Physician On Call

24 HOUR NURSE-STAFFED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS WITH PHYSICIAN ON CALL

Petersburg

Emergency Medical Services:

  • Staffing level: EMT-II, EMT-I, Defibrillator Technician

  • Petersburg Fire Department
    P.O. Box 75
    Petersburg, AK 99833

  • Emergency Dispatch: (907) 772-3838 or 772-3322
  • Business Office: (907) 772-3355
  • FAX: (907) 772-3599

Hospital:

  • Petersburg Medical Center
    P.O. Box 589
    Petersburg, AK 99833

  • Voice: (907) 772-4291
  • FAX: (907) 772-3085

Equipment Available at Hospital:

  • ICU/CCU Hypothermia Capabilities
  • Fetal monitoring Mammography
  • Full laboratory Obstetrics
  • Cardiac stress testing
  • Telemedicine consultations with University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Basic radiographic equipment and ultrasound

Specialists in Community:

Family practice physicians with training in pediatric advanced life support, advanced trauma life support, and advanced cardiac life support

Runway Length: 6,000 feet

Additional Notes:

Petersburg Fire Department maintains a disaster cache.

Seward

Emergency Medical Services:

Staffing level: EMT-III, EMT-II, EMT-I

  • Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
    P.O. Box 1136
    Seward, AK 99664

  • Voice: (907) 224-3987
  • Dispatch: (907) 224-3338 (Dispatch)
  • FAX: (907) 224-2684 (Attn: Mike Moore)

Hospital:

  • Providence Seward Medical Center
    P.O. Box 365
    417 1st Avenue
    Seward, AK 99664
  • Voice: (907) 224-5205
  • FAX: (907) 224-3185


Equipment Available at Hospital:

Lab - Most "stat lab" type procedures and reference lab processing Radiology, including ultrasound. General x-ray services are available 7 days a week. Ultrasound is available Monday through Friday.
Therapy services - Physical therapy and occupational therapy.
Emergency room and medical transport service, Clinic and urgent care services

Specialists in Community:

Family practice physicians with referral to specialists in cardiology, pulmonary and orthopedic medicine; registered nurses with full range of emergency room credentials

Runway Length: 4,200 feet

Additional Notes:

Seward is 126 road miles from Anchorage

Sitka

Emergency Medical Services:

  • Staffing level: EMT-III, EMT-II, EMT-I

    Sitka Fire Department
    209 Lake Street
    Sitka, AK 99835

  • Voice: (907) 747-3233
  • FAX: (907) 747-7450

Hospitals:

  • Sitka Community Hospital
    209 Moller Drive
    Sitka, AK 99835

  • Voice: (907) 747-3241
  • FAX: (907) 747-1794

  • SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital
    222 Tongass Drive
    Sitka, AK 99835

  • Voice: (907) 966-2411
  • FAX: (907) 966-8300

Equipment Available at Hospitals in Community:

  • CT Scan
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Radiology,including ultrasound
  • Operating Room Lab
  • EEG
  • Blood Bank
  • Operating Room

Specialists in Community:

  • Radiologist Surgeon
  • OB-GYN Psychiatrist
  • Physical/Occupational
  • Therapists Opthamologists
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • AudiologyPediatricians
  • Internists

Runway Length:

  • 6,500 feet Additional Notes: Sitka Fire Department maintains a disaster cache.

Valdez

Emergency Medical Services: Staffing level: EMT-III, EMT-II, EMT-I

  • Valdez Fire Department
    P.O. Box 307
    Valdez, AK 99686
  • Voice: (907) 835-4560
  • FAX: (907) 835-3420
  • Dispatch: (907) 835-4560

Hospital:

  • Valdez Community Hospital
    911 Meals Avenue
    P.O. Box 550
    Valdez, AK 99686
  • Voice: (907) 835-2249
  • FAX: (907) 835-3735

Equipment Available at Hospital: Lab Endoscopy Radiology, including ultrasound Colonoscopy Cardiac monitoring

Specialists in Community: There are four family practice physicians serving the community.

Runway Length: 6,500 feet

Wrangell

Emergency Medical Services: Staffing level: EMT-II, EMT-I

  • Wrangell Volunteer Fire Department
  • P.O. Box 794
  • Wrangell, AK 99929
  • Voice: (907) 874-3223
  • FAX: (907) 874-3939

Hospital:

  • Wrangell Medical Center
    310 Bennett Street
    P.O. Box 1081
    Wrangell, AK 99929
  • Voice: (907) 874-7000
  • FAX: (907) 874-7122
  • TTY: (907) 586-1030

Equipment Available at Hospital: ICU/CCU Fetal monitoring Basic radiography, including ultrasound and mammographyFull service laboratory

Specialists in Community: Family practice physicians and visiting physicians in other specialties Runway Length: 6,000 feet Additional Notes: Wrangell Fire Department maintains a disaster cache.