The Prince of Wales Health Network is a collaborative effort between Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) Alicia
Roberts Medical Center, State of Alaska Craig Public Health Center, Community Connections, Alaska Island Community Services (AICS), and PeaceHealth Medical Group Prince of Wales, Whale Tail Pharmacy, and Southeast Dental Center Inc.
The mission of the Prince of Wales Health Network is to build a strong and sustainable network of healthcare organizations collaborating to strengthen the healthcare system on Prince of Wales Island and increase access to quality healthcare for all island residents far into the future.
The Prince of Wales Health Network in 2014 looks to the future with a fund set-up at Alaska Community Foundation specifically to support Prince of Wales. The goal for this fund is $60,900 per year.
The Prince of Wales Health Network recently received word that it has been selected for another three-year Rural Health Network Development Grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP). The grant awards $254,000 in the first year to fund operations and the full grant awards just over $800,000 to the program. This federal grant program runs from September 2014-2018. Click to read more.
POW Health Network/POW Wellness Coalition received under the fiscal management of PeaceHealth a State of Alaska grant for an initiative entitled Comprehensive Behavioral Health Prevention and Early Intervention. This is a 4 year grant from July 2014-2018 for 224,000 per year for next 4 years.
GOALS FOR 2014 - 2015 will be able to improve awareness of services and enhance the connectivity of Behavioral Health in rural areas of POW. Work will continue regarding improving the immunization rates and support will be give to the Suicide Prevention Task Force, SART, Green Dot Initiative, and Veterans Service Representatives. Additionally, efforts to integrate Behavioral Health into the Primary Care setting will
be improved with this collaborative partnership. Please feel free to view our latest 3 year plan here.
Join us in making a donation to support the continuation of improving Youth, Elder, and Adult Care on POW. These donations are tax-deductible, and will help with the continuation of the POW Health Network. Click Here to donate to the POW Health Network through the Alaska Community Foundation.
The Prince of Wales Health Network Sponsors and Supports: Bob-HOPE Veteran Show on Prince of Wales (November). Prince of Wales Annual Island Wide Health Fair (April). Annual Prince of Wales Marathon (May). "By The Sea" Arts & Seafood Festival in Coffman Cove (August).