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SEARHC health care specialist to visit POW

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — A Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium outreach and enrollment representative will be visiting Hydaburg, Kasaan, Craig and Klawock on Wednesday and Thursday, and willl be attending the 2017 Tlingit and Haida informational fairs on POW.

SEARHC Outreach and Enrollment Specialist Rachel Michaela Dunlap will be able to assist families to sign up for Medicaid/DenaliCare, according to a SEARHC announcement.

Helping families to sign up for the Medicaid/DenaliCare is the focus of a Connecting Kids to Care grant received by SEARHC.

Dunlap will be available to help anyone applying for, or who needs to renew, Medicaid/DenaliCare and the Tribally Sponsored Health Insurance Program, according to SEARHC.

“If you have been meaning to fill out a Medicaid application, but are overwhelmed by the application, I am available to assist you,” Dunlap said in the announcement. “I can also help with yearly renewals and filing change reports.”

Community members can contact Dunlap by email at rachel@searhc.org for more information or schedule a free appointment.

Dublap also will attend the 2017 Tlingit and Haida Client Informational Fairs, which are scheduled from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Boys & Girls Club in Hydaburg;  and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Craig Tribal Hall. On Oct. 12, the team will be in Kasaan from noon to 2 p.m. at the Totem Trail Café, and in Klawock from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the school library.