A boil water notice has been in effect since July 2. The village administrator says as of Tuesday, the village’s wells are dry.
The tribe said it decided to withdraw, in part, due to issues with patient care and Bristol Bay Area Health Corp.’s insufficient response to their concerns.
A survey last September found the Kanakanak Hospital’s pharmacy practices put patients at risk of harm and death. Federal officials visited in January and found that the pharmacy has made adequate improvements.
Kanakanak Hospital was first placed in immediate jeopardy on Sept. 27. After a complaint was made, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services investigator conducted a survey and noted serious deficiencies in the hospital’s pharmacy.
A survey conducted in September found that practices at the Kanakanak Hospital’s pharmacy put patients at risk for adverse health effects.
This summer AlexAnna Salmon of Igiugig quietly agreed to join the newly formed Pebble advisory committee. The decision was not an easy one for the young leader and mother of six, especially after she saw what happened to Kim Williams. Williams was ousted as the director of Nunamta Aulukestai, and the Bristol Bay Native Corporation…
Alaska’s rural communities are seeing an increase in bedbug infestation. It’s a problem that can feel overwhelming, embarrassing and difficult to control.