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The Department of Health and Social Services website is currently unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but expect service to resume shortly. Please check back soon or contact the DHSS webmaster for assistance with your request.

Need help with COVID-19 questions or requests? 

Please note that while the DHSS website is offline for maintenance this morning there will only select COVID-19 resources available such as the data dashboard.

How many confirmed cases of COVID-19 are there in Alaska?

Latest data on COVID-19 in Alaska:

Cases depicted above represent permanent residency of the infected person, and may not reflect where the person is located currently, or was located when exposed or diagnosed.

Visit the Alaska Coronavirus Response Dashboard to explore the the latest data and maps for the coronavirus response in our local area.

Have questions about COVID-19?

  • For general questions and assistance, please call 2-1-1.
  • Questions regarding DHSS COVID response, including mandates and alerts, can be sent to covidquestions@alaska.gov.
  • Health care providers should direct clinical questions to the Section of Epidemiology at 907-269-8000.
  • If you are a member of a media and have a question, please contact Clinton.Bennett@alaska.gov or 907-269-4996 for resources and contacts.
  • If you are feeling hopeless or having thoughts of self-harm or suicide, reach out for help right away. Call the Alaska Careline at 1-877-266-4357 or text 4help to 839863. Or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

Contact information for select DHSS programs and services:

  • Report Child Abuse
    1-800-478-4444
    ReportChildAbuse@alaska.gov
  • Adult Protective Services (Report of Harm)
    1-800-478-9996
    or 907-269-3666
  • Alaska Psychiatric Institute
    800-770-3930
  • Public Assistance Emergency Helplines:
    • Pregnant Women
      1-844-864-2229 (BABY)
    • Medical Emergencies
      1-844-231-7880
    • Community Resources
      2-1-1
    • Medicaid Recipient Helpline
      800-780-9972
  • Adoption & Guardianship
    800-478-7307
  • Adult Public Assistance
    888-804-6330
  • Child Care
    888-268-4632
  • Chronic and Acute Medical Assistance
    888-804-6330
  • Foster Care
    800-478-7307
  • General Relief Assistance
    888-804-6330
  • Heating Assistance
    888-804-6330
  • Medicaid
    888-804-6330
  • Medicaid Preferred Drug List
    (907) 334-2425
  • Personal Care Services Program
    800-478-9996
  • Report Elder Abuse
    800-478-9996
  • Senior Benefits Program
    888-352-4150
  • SNAP (Food Stamps)
    888-804-6330
  • Victim's Rights (Juvenile Justice)
    844-754-3460