Tanana Chiefs Conference

The Tanana Chiefs Conference's Annual Convention continues today (Thursday) with elections and presentations. TCC's provides health care and social services to more than 14,000 people living in Interior Alaska.

Like so many other organizations pivoting in the pandemic, the tribal non-profit moved its 2020 conference from March to October last year. Yesterday, delegates from 42 Interior villages gathered in person at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks and online to hear reports and speeches.

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A big component of Alaska’s Number One vaccination status is Tribal Health Corporations. In the Interior, Tanana Chiefs Conference provides health care for 42 villages across the region. After weeks of successful vaccine distribution to the villages, TCC is now trying to reach people who live in Fairbanks, including FNSBSD teachers and school staff.

Foundation Health Partners

Social distancing and self-isolation have flattened the COVID-19 curve for Fairbanks and Interior Alaska. More tests for the disease are available from the Unified Incident Command, it was announced Monday.

Anchroage, AK - Fairbanks City Mayor John Eberhart addressed close to 3000 people Thursday during the opening remarks at this year’s Alaska Federation of Natives Convention.


This year’s theme is ‘Rise as One.’ Eberhart offered his opinion on what that might mean.