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Latest Alaska Cares Health and Safety Education Posts

Get Your Immunizations For the 2022 – 2023 School Year

Izzy from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services joined the Iditarod at the Ceremonial Start in Anchorage.  Now it is time to get ready for school in the fall!     Click on the image to enlarge it.

State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Click on these thumbnails to access the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services resources for Health and Safety Education. ​        

Alaska CARES Grant Allows Alaska Schools FREE Insider Access

Because the health, safety and welfare of our Alaskan communities is our priority, the Iditarod Education Department is collaborating with the Department of Education and Early Development (DEED), the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) through grant funding from the Alaska Cares Grant to offer …

Hand Washing with Hobo Jim

The CDC recommends washing hands for at least 20 seconds. For a timer, they suggest the “Happy Birthday” song twice. Singing the alphabet song is another way to keep washing.  Well, how about washing hands to Hobo Jim’s Iditarod Trail Song?   Here are the lyrics to Hobo Jim’s Iditarod Trail song and the lines …

Iditarod Trail Health and Safety

  Read the full Iditarod COVID Prevention Plan here. This is a living plan that may change, based on circumstances. Please stay connected to Iditarod news through our newsletter by signing up as a free user here, if you have not done so already. We will be updating everyone on any event changes that take place …

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Strategic Plan       Teaching and Learning Support Website by DEED: AK Learns

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Daddy Can I Play Every Day 2020 Mental Health Awareness Month PPT May is Mental Health Awareness Month Helmets On! graphics to promote helmet safety Opioid Prevention resources for sharing Magic Show – healthy hydration – Play Every Day Be the Influence. Youth Alcohol Prevention poster Be Real. Be Free. Youth Vaping Prevention graphics Opioid …

Iditarod announces race COVID prevention plan

Dear Iditarod Volunteers, Mushers and Staff, It seems that there isn’t a person on this planet who hasn’t been affected by COVID19 in some way. I couldn’t start this letter without first saying that our hearts, souls and minds stand with all those who have lost loved ones during this challenging time in our world. …