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HOSPITAL CAPACITY
RESOURCES

This page includes resources to guide hospitals in managing patient care and supporting staff during times of limited capacity due to COVID, influenza, and other respiratory viruses. Resources related to behavioral health transfer challenges are also included.

CRISIS STANDARDS OF CARE

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COVID TESTING RESOURCES

STAFFING

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

  • Adolescents:
    Contact Irina Cline and Judith Helgeson with the Division of Behavioral Health, Medicaid Provider Assistance for help identifying resources for adolescent inpatient beds.
    For adolescent holds, contact North Star Behavioral Health at:
    907-258-7575 In Anchorage
    800-478-7575 Toll Free (in Alaska)

  • T47 patients needing placement:
    Contact Ashley Christopherson at (907) 269-5444


TRANSFERRING PATIENTS

 

INTUBATION 

 

VACCINE RESOURCES

ALASKA RESOURCES

Weekly DOH Clinical Newsletters

Alaska Links​​

NATIONAL RESOURCES

 

PROVIDER SUPPORT

  • AK Responders Relief Line - 1-844-985-8275 - Recognizing the unique stressors that providers face, the Division of Behavioral Health has established a 24/7 support line for healthcare and behavioral professionals impacted by COVID personally and professionally. Staff supporting the call line recognize callers are often first responders and will allow callers to openly express their experiences and feelings serving Alaskans impacted by COVID. 

  • Integrative Medicine and Health has a collection of well-being resources for yourself and others. This PTSD Coach Online provides specific tools for specific problems you may want help with. If you are experiencing grief, you may find resources to cope here.

  • The National Academy of Medicine has curated a large bank of resources to support the health and well-being of clinicians during the COVID-19 outbreak. This article shares important information on how nurses can protect themselves from the effects of secondary trauma and compassion fatigue as they work to save others.

  • Our Workforce Wellness page contains additional resources to support health care professionals and facilities with tools for finding and providing support, and strategies for creating work environments that prioritize the well-being of healthcare workers.

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