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Alaska health officials concerned about measles due to Philippine outbreak

Alaska health officials concerned about measles due to Philippine outbreak

The Philippine Health Department has declared an outbreak of measles in parts of the capital Manila

911 operator coaches couple through baby delivery

“She was having a baby as they spoke and the dispatcher provided him with some instructions on how to care for the baby and his wife as the baby was being delivered,” says Erann Kalwara, spokesperson for Juneau police.

It’s a boy! Juneau’s first baby of 2014 born Thursday

It’s a boy! Juneau’s first baby of 2014 born Thursday

Jeshua Raymond Moreno was delivered by C-section at Bartlett Regional Hospital. He’s the third child of Elizabeth and John Moreno.

State waives flu shot fee

State waives flu shot fee

Flu shots in Alaska public health clinics will be free through March.

Juneau dogs suffer from kennel cough

Juneau dogs suffer from kennel cough

“It’s definitely disconcerting for veterinary clinics, for kennels, for the humane society. It can be upsetting,” says Chava Lee, Executive Director of Gastineau Humane Society.

Drinking tonight? Get a safe ride home from CHARR

Drinking tonight? Get a safe ride home from CHARR

This is the ninth year the Juneau/Lynn Canal chapter of the Alaska Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant, and Retailers Association will offer free cab rides home for New Year’s.

Food safety tips for holiday dining

Food safety tips for holiday dining

Beware: Foodborne illness is always lurking, looking for a host.

Enrollment deadline extends to Christmas Eve

Enrollment deadline extends to Christmas Eve

The extension applies to the actual enrollment, not the application process. People who want coverage to begin Jan. 1 still need to have the application process completed today.

Enrollment 101 taking place at downtown library

Enrollment 101 taking place at downtown library

If you still aren’t enrolled for health insurance, United Way navigator Crystal Bourland will walk you through the process step-by-step at Sunday’s enrollment event at Juneau’s downtown library.

45-unit housing envisioned for Juneau’s homeless

45-unit housing envisioned for Juneau’s homeless

The chronic homeless often use the emergency room, department of corrections, and Rainforest Recovery Center for housing.