Memorial Day

We are closed Memorial Day, Monday May 27th. We will be open Saturday and Sunday, May 25th and 26th. We hope you have a safe and fun Memorial Day weekend!…

Gastroenteritis/Stomach Bug

What is gastroenteritis?

Gastroenteritis is also commonly referred to as “The stomach flu”. Despite this common name it is not caused by influenza virus that is protected against with the flu shot.  This is a  viral infection that can …

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a common respiratory illness among infants. One of its symptoms is trouble breathing, which can be scary for parents and children. Read more to learn about bronchiolitis, its causes, signs, and symptoms.
What is bronchiolitis?
Bronchiolitis is an…

Holiday Hours

Below are updates on upcoming abbreviated office hours and closures for the holiday season: We will be closing at 4:00pm on Monday 12/24/2018 and Monday 12/31/2018. ALL OF OUR OFFICES will be closed Christmas Day, Tuesday 12/25/2018, and New Year’s…

Earthquake

We hope your family and homes are doing well after the earthquake. Our Eagle River Office sustained damage and will not be open next week 12/3-12/7. Our office will be calling to re-schedule these appointments. If your child has an…

Thanksgiving

Our Providence Office will be closing at 6:00pm on Wednesday November 21st. All of our Offices will be closed on Thursday November 22nd for Thanksgiving. Our Providence office will be open during regular business hours on Friday, November 23rd, and…

Two New Pediatricians!

Hello Puffin Community! We are excited to introduce our  new Pediatrician Dr. Adrian Furman! Dr. Furman joined our practice in September. Dr. Adrian Furman identifies as an Alaskan Native pediatrician from Bristol Bay. He was raised in his mother’s ancestral…

Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a viral infection most often seen in infants and children younger than 10 years. It is most commonly caused by coxsackievirus A16. Coxsackieviruses are one type of enterovirus. Despite the similarity in names, hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a…

Introducing Amanda Dunlap, FNP

Amanda grew up in Missoula, Montana, and attended Montana State University-Bozeman to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  Shortly after, she moved to Alaska and began working at Providence Alaska Medical Center as a registered nurse, first on the…

Sandie Frenier’s Retirement

With mixed emotions, we would like to announce the retirement of Sandra Frenier, PNP, IBCLC. Her last day will be December 28, 2017. Sandie is a wonderful pediatric provider who will be missed by many. Sandie says “Looking back on…