PPE operational level continues to be GREEN/conventional: no more extended wear

Masking continues to be required in patient care areas.

Please review the PPE Hazard Assessment for COVID-19 (updated 4/6/22) for the appropriate PPE for patient care.

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Angry birds: Beware of seagulls and magpies when walking around campus

June 24th, 2022 by ANTHC Facilities

The seagulls are back and have been divebombing staff who get too close to their nest (located near the west lot at the intersection of Ambassador and Tudor Centre Drive). Staff should also avoid a nest of magpies on the north side of Quyana House if possible. Facilities staff are aware and working with the appropriate organizations. If you see anything while walking around campus, please contact ANTHC Facilities at 907-729-2820.

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Campus Construction update: SCF Gottlieb Building Second Floor Renovation Begins June 20

June 16th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

The second floor of the SCF Gottlieb Building is getting remodeled to expand dental services at the Children’s Dental Clinic. Family dental care will be available at this new dental clinic.  Construction starts June 20 and will continue through early 2023. Please be mindful of the parking lot closures on the east parking lot shared with Mt. Ahklun Building and the northeast parking area on the west side of the Denali Parking Garage. Closure areas will be marked. These parking areas …

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Conference room occupancy limits and non-clinical spaces returning to pre-COVID-19 occupancy, effective June 13

June 10th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

ANTHC leadership has started planning for the move into phase 5, the final phase of our safe return to campus plan and welcoming all staff back to campus. This work includes reviewing space, evaluating conference room capacity, on-campus dining options and other areas where capacity was reduced to protect the health and safety of our staff and patients. More information will be shared in the next week as those return to campus plans are finalized. Effective Monday, June 13, the following changes …

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Please avoid hallway outside ANMC Cafeteria

June 8th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

The section of the hallway between Central Registration and the restrooms by the conference rooms is currently closed due to a significant leak last night. The cause of the leak has been fixed, but please avoid the hallway while crews work on the clean-up process. The back hallway behind the kitchen to the elevators will be the rerouted traffic pattern for access to the coffee shop or patients that are guests at Q-House. Until we can assess the safety of the …

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Anchorage Native Primary Care Center Pharmacy will be under construction beginning June 9

June 6th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

The Anchorage Native Primary Care Center (ANPCC) Pharmacy will be under construction beginning June 9. The ANPCC Pharmacy will continue to offer medication refills during this time but are encouraging use of pharmacy mail out services or curbside pick-up. For questions or to schedule, please contact the ANPCC Pharmacy at (907) 729-4172. Additionally, employees and couriers will lose access to the ANPCC Pharmacy’s back door. Please arrange delivery or pick-up of items through the north main entrance. If you need …

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Campus construction: ANPCC south entrance is closed and Audiology temporarily relocating to University Lake Medical Center

June 2nd, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

The Anchorage Native Primary Care Center (ANPCC) is being expanded and remodeled. In preparation for the construction, the south entrance parking lot, facing Tudor Road, will be blocked starting Tuesday, May 31. Patients and visitors will be unable to park in this section while construction is ongoing through fall 2023. In addition, the ANPCC south entrance that faces Tudor Road will be closed starting, Wednesday, June 1. This location will be marked as an emergency exit only.  When accessing the ANPCC during …

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Anchorage Native Primary Care Center North Main Entrance Closed May 23-27

May 23rd, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

The Anchorage Native Primary Care Center north main entrance (facing Diplomacy Drive and the hospital) will be closed for door replacements from Monday, May 23 to Friday, May 27. When accessing the ANPCC during this time, use one of the following entrances: 2 East skybridge entrance attached to Flattop Mountain parking garage. Southeast entrance facing Diplomacy Drive near the Flattop Mountain parking garage. South entrance facing Tudor Road. For employees, when utilizing the Flattop Mountain parking garage, please remember levels …

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All hospital televisions moving to DISH Network effective Wednesday, Dec. 15

December 14th, 2021 by AV Support

Starting Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 9 a.m., Facilities will be starting the process to transition all ANMC hospital televisions from GCI cable to DISH Network. For our inpatients, Facilities will work with Nursing staff to ensure no patients are disturbed. Facilities will need to briefly access all of rooms with a television to complete a short TV scan. All patients should continue to have TV access, other than a short time while the TV upgrades and moves over to the …

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Sidewalk closure in front of Q House starting Sept. 15

September 10th, 2021 by Tom Ojala

The sidewalk in front of the Quyana house and the stairs leading up to the entrance will be closed from September 15 to October 4 for sidewalk construction and repair. There will be no access to that stairwell during the construction so staff should use an alternate entrance. Thank you for your cooperation as these improvements are made.

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Repaving of Diplomacy Building Parking Lot Starting Friday 6/18

June 15th, 2021 by Chelsea Wells

The Diplomacy building parking lot is being repaved and the work is being split into two phases: Phase 1: June 18-July 2 Phase 2: July 6-21 Staff will be unable to park in the areas that are closed for paving. Parking will be limited, so if there are no available spots, staff can park in the Primary Care Center parking garage directly next to the Diplomacy Building or the Gottlieb parking garage across the street. Please do not park in …

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Parking lot closure: parts of ED and pond overflow lots to be closed for snow removal

January 8th, 2021 by Fiona Brosnan

FYI that facilities will be blocking off portions of the ED and pond overflow lots this weekend for snow removal. With the weather warming up and the packed down snow loosening up some, they are blocking off the north portion of the ED lot and north portion of the pond overflow lot (east of the lake) in order to grade the lots down to the asphalt. This will help us prevent slips and falls during break up and throughout the …

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New exterior building signs being installed on campus

September 4th, 2020 by Julia Suver

ANTHC buildings across campus, including the University Lake Medical Center and the Alaska Pacific Medical Building, will receive new exterior signs on their facades. Work is taking place through September and will be completed as weather allows. All of this work was prepaid in the last fiscal year by a Board of Directors strategic initiative designed to help patients and staff navigate our growing campus and with the weather changes are just now able to be installed. Please be aware …

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