Communities With Medical Clinics

Angoon

Emergency Medical Services: Staffing level: EMT-III, EMT-II Angoon EMS

  • Angoon Clinic
    P.O. Box 27
    Angoon, AK 99820

  • Voice: (907) 788-3633
  • FAX: (907) 788-3180

    Clinic:
  • Staffing level: Community Health Aide Angoon
  • Health Clinic
    P.O. Box 27
    Angoon, AK 99820
  • Emergency: 911
  • Voice: (907) 788-3633
  • FAX: (907) 788-3180

  • Equipment Available at Clinic: Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support. Specialists in Community: None Runway Length:Additional Notes: Community is accessed by floatplane.

Craig

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

  • Craig Emergency Medical Services
    P.O. Box 331
    Craig, AK 99921

  • Voice: (907) 826-2367
  • FAX: (907) 826-3278 Clinic:

  • Craig Clinic
    P.O. Box 830
    Craig, AK 99921

  • Voice: (907) 826-3257
  • FAX: (907) 826-3259
  • After hours: 911
  • Equipment Available at Clinic: Basic Equipment for routine medical care Specialists in Community: None Runway Length: A 5,000 foot paved runway available in Klawock, which is accessible from Craig by road. Craig is a seaplane base. Emergency transportation to Ketchikan General Hospital by Pond Reef Fire Department helicopter; or to Sitka by United States Coast Guard helicopter. Additional Notes:
  • Clinic is staffed by a physician and a physician assistant
  • Clinic hours are Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Craig maintains a disaster cache.

Gustavus

Emergency Medical Services: Staffing level: EMT-I

  • Gustavus Emergency Response
    P.O. Box 144
    Gustavus, AK 99826

  • Voice: (907) 697-2290

    Staffing level:

  • Park Paramedic National Park Service
    Glacier Bay
    P.O. Box 140
    Gustavus, AK 99826
  • Voice: (907) 697-2627
  • FAX: (907) 697-2654

    Clinic:
  • Gustavus Community Clinic
    P.O. Box 187
    Gustavus, AK 99826
  • Physical location:#42 Dolly Varden
  • Voice: (907) 697-3008
  • FAX: (907) 697-3008
  • Specialists in Community: None Runway Length: 6,700 feet Additional Notes: Initial contact with EMS should be with Gustavus Emergency Response or the National Park Service Clinic is open on a part time basis and is staffed by a physician assistant. The town of Gustavus is located approximately 10 road miles from Bartlett Cove. The National Park Service should be contacted if the vessel is in Glacier Bay. Mutual aid exists between Gustavus and Bartlett Cove

Haines

Emergency Medical Services:

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

  • Haines Volunteer Fire Department
    P.O. Box 849
    Haines, AK 99827

  • Voice: (907) 766-2115
  • FAX: (907) 766-2190

Clinic:

  • Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) Health Clinic
    Haines Medical Clinic
    131 First Ave., South
    P.O. Box 1549
    Haines, AK 99827-1549

  • Voice: (907) 766-2521
  • FAX: (907) 766-2675
  • Equipment Available at Clinic: Monitor/Defibrillator with external pacing capabilities 12 Lead EKG Limited plain x-rays Minor Surgery Limited lab (urinalysis, pregnancy test, strep screen, etc.)
  • Specialists in Community: Family practice physicians
  • Physician Assistant (mid-level practitioner)
  • Runway Length: 4,000 feet
  • Additional Notes: Clinic is staffed by physician and a physician assistant 8:30 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday Evening services for urgent care and emergent situations may be accessed by calling provider back through police dispatcher at 766-2121 or 911. Airport cannot accommodate jet aircraft. Fixed wing and helicopter medical evacuation services are stationed in Juneau (45 minutes flight time) There is no road system between Haines and Juneau. Ground transport to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory (6 hours) The Haines area does not have IFR (nighttime) flight capabilities for medevacs.

Hoonah

Emergency Medical Services:

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

  • Hoonah Volunteer Emergency Medical Services
    P.O. Box 598
    Hoonah, AK 99829

  • Emergency: 911
  • Voice: (907) 945-3631 or 945-3608
  • FAX: (907) 945-3385

Clinic Staffing level:

  • Community Health Aide, Physician Assistant and monthly Physician visit
  • Hoonah Medical Center
    P.O. Box 103
    568 Raven Drive
    Hoonah, AK 99829
  • Voice: (907) 945-3235
  • FAX: (907) 945-3239

Equipment Available at Clinic:

  • Basic and Advanced Life Support capability

Specialists in Community: None

Runway Length:

  • A 4,000 foot paved runway accessible by road from the logging camp and the community. It has approach lights only.

Additional Notes:

  • Hoonah maintains a disaster cache at the Hoonah Fire Hall: (907) 945-3655 (Police dispatch)
  • The Alaska State Troopers provide search and rescue in the area: (907) 945-3620
  • The U.S. Coast Guard provides search and rescue in Hoonah waters: (800) 478-5555
  • The U.S. Forest Service provides radio coverage outside of Hoonah: (907) 945-363
Kake

Emergency Medical Services:

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

  • Kake Emergency Medical Services
    P.O. Box 591
    Kake, AK 99830
  • Voice: (907) 785-3333 (In Kake)
  • FAX: (907) 785-3136

Clinic:

Staffing level: Physicians' Assistant, Community Health Aide

  • Kake Health Center
    P.O. Box 605
    Kake, AK 99830
  • Voice: (907) 785-3333
  • FAX: (907) 785-3136

Equipment Available at Clinic:

  • Basic and Advanced Life Support capability

Specialists in Community:

None

Runway Length: 4,000 foot paved runway

Additional Notes:

  • Kake maintains a disaster cache.

Pelican
Emergency Medical Services:

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

  • Pelican Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services
    P.O. Box 737
    Pelican, AK 99832
  • Voice: (907) 735-2313 or Channel 16, Marine VHF
  • FAX: (907) 735-2481

Clinic:

Staffing level: Community Health Practitioner

  • Pelican Health Clinic
    P.O. Box 101
    Salmon Way
    Pelican, AK 99832
  • Voice: (907) 735-2250
  • (907) 735-2215 (After hours)
  • FAX: (907) 735-2550

Equipment Available at Clinic:

  • Basic and Advanced Life Support capability

Specialists in Community:

None

Additional Notes:

  • Pelican has a floatplane dock and a helipad on the breakwater.
  • Pelican maintains a disaster cache at the Pelican City Shop.

Metlakatla

Emergency Medical Services:

Staffing level: EMT-II, EMT-I

  • Metlakatla Fire Department
    P.O. Box 65
    Metlakatla, AK 99926
  • Voice: (907) 886-4741/ 886-7922/ 886-4932
  • FAX: (907) 886-4788

Clinic:

  • Annette Island Service Unit
    P.O. Box 439
    Metlakatla, AK 99926
  • Voice: (907) 886-4744
  • FAX: (907) 886-4788

Equipment Available at Clinic:

  • X-ray EKG Incubator
  • Specialists in Community:
  • Family Practice Physicians Dentist

Emergency Transportation:

  • There is a paved airport runway but it is permanently closed.
  • Metlakatla supports seaplanes.
  • Emergency heliport is available.

Skagway

Emergency Medical Services:

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

  • Skagway Volunteer Fire Department
    501 State Street
    P.O. Box 421
    Skagway, AK 99840
  • Voice: (907) 983-2450
  • +FAX: (907) 983-3450

Clinic:

Staffing level: Mid-level health care providers (Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner)

  • Skagway Medical Clinic
    P.O. Box 537
    310 11th Avenue
    Skagway, AK 99840
  • Voice: (907) 983-2255
  • FAX: (907) 983-2793
  • Clinic/ER: 911

Equipment Available at Clinic:

  • X-ray ECG Limited Lab Spirometry

Specialists in Community: None

  • Runway Length: 3,700 feet

Additional Notes:

  • Bartlett Regional Hospital is approximately 90 air miles (45 minutes) away.
  • Whitehorse Hospital is approximately 120 road miles (2.5 hours) away.
  • Clinic is staffed by mid-level health care providers (Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners)
  • Skagway Fire Department maintains a disaster cache.
  • Skagway Fire Department maintains a search and rescue (SAR) team.
  • Clinic has moderately stocked in house "pharmacy" (medication supply) to fill prescriptions for patients seen at clinic.
  • No actual pharmacy service in town. Clinic cannot legally fill prescriptions from other health care providers.
  • Cruise ship medical personnel will be requested to accompany any medevac transport of a patient from their ship.

Tenakee Springs


Emergency Medical Services:

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

  • Tenakee Springs Volunteer Fire Department
    P.O. Box 582
    Tenakee Springs, AK 99841
  • Emergency: 911
  • Voice: (907) 736-2211
  • FAX: (907) 736-2211
  • FAX (City): (907) 736-2207

Clinic:

  • Staffing level: Community Health Aide

  • Genevieve Soboleff Health Clinic
    P.O. Box 52
    Tenakee Springs, AK 99841

  • Voice: (907) 736-2347
  • (907) 736-2216 (After hours)
  • FAX: (907) 736-2207 (City Office)

Equipment Available at Clinic:

  • Basic and Advanced Life Support capability
  • Specialists in Community: None
  • Additional Notes:
  • Clinic is staffed 5 hours per week
  • Tenakee Springs has a floatplane dock and helipad
  • Tenakee Springs maintains a disaster cache at the Fire Hall

Thorne Bay

Emergency Medical Services:

  • Staffing level: EMT-III, EMT-II

Thorne Bay Emergency Medical Services

  • Voice: (907) 828-3380 (City Hall)
  • FAX: (907) 828-3374 (City Hall)

Clinic: (See Additional Notes)

  • City of Thorne Bay
    P.O. Box 19100
    Thorne Bay, AK 99919
  • Voice: (907) 826-3380 (City Hall)
  • FAX: (907) 828-3374 (City Hall)

Equipment Available at Clinic:

Specialists in Community:

None

Runway Length: No paved runway is available. Thorne Bay supports seaplane traffic.

Additional Notes:

  • As of printing, the clinic was not taking emergency patients.
  • Thorne Bay EMS has an ALS ambulance that can transport a patient to the clinic in Klawock where a physician is based.
  • The Ketchikan General Hospital Emergency Room can be reached at (907) 225-5171.

Yakutat

Emergency Medical Services:

  • Staffing level: EMT-I
  • Yakutat Volunteer EMS Rescue
    P.O. Box 113
    Yakutat, AK 99689
  • Emergency: 911 (In Yakutat)
  • (800) 784-7911 (Outside Yakutat)
  • Voice: (907) 784-3323
  • FAX (City): (907) 784-3281
  • FAX (EMS): (907) 784-3588

Clinic:

  • Yakutat Community Health Center
    P.O. Box 112
    Yakutat, AK 99689
  • Voice: (907) 784-3275 / 3391
  • FAX: (907) 784-3263

Equipment Available at Clinic:

  • X-ray EKG
  • oxygen Defibrillator
  • external pacemaker casting
  • nebulizer treatment

Specialists in Community: None, physician visits monthly

  • Runway Length: 7,700 feet

Additional Notes:

  • Clinic is staffed by Physician Assistants and Community Health Practitioners.
Communities Without Medical Clinics
Hollis
  • Emergency Medical Services:
  • Staffing level: EMT-II, EMT-I, ETT
  • Hollis Emergency Medical Services
    Craig, AK
  • Emergency: 911
    Voice: (907) 225-5118
  • (Alaska State Troopers - Ketchikan)
    (907) 826-3330 (Craig Police Dept. Dispatch)
  • Specialists in Community: None Runway Length:
  • Additional Notes: Hollis maintains a disaster cache at the EMS Ambulance Bay. Hollis has a AK Marine Highway Ferry Terminal, a floatplane dock and a helicopter landing site.