Anchorage Health Department

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In response to COVID-19, AHD limits services to phone and appointment only ​

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Anchorage Health Department (AHD) and satellite locations will be limiting services to over the phone and appointments only effective March 19, 2020. 

Many services and benefits will still be available, but via telephone or limited to in-person appointments only. Any in-person business or service must be prearranged with the specific program. 

Your health is our priority. So, please save yourself a trip and contact us before coming to the office. ​AHD remains committed to serving you, please contact us to discuss how we may continue to provide the support you need:​

  • Community Health Nursing: 343-4799
  • Aging and Disability Resource Center: 343-7770
  • Women, Infants and Children: 343-4668
  • Child Care Licensing: 343-4758
  • Environmental Health (Food and Air): 343-4200
  • Community Safety and Development: 343-482
  • Substance Misuse and Addiction Resources: 343-4695
  • Main Number: 343-6718

These changes will remain in effect until further notice.  Please call Alaska 2-1-1 for questions about COVID-19.




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AHD Leadership Team

Natasha Pineda

DeeAnn Fetko
Deputy Director

Christy Lawton
Public Health Division

Nicole Lebo
Human Services Division

Barry Piser
Public Information Officer

AHD Medical Officers

Dr. Bruce Chandler
Medical Officer
Disease Prevention and Control

Dr. Sharon Smith
Medical Officer
Reproductive Health