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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – JULY 16, 2020 

NOMINATION DEADLINE – SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 

SEND NOMINATIONS TO – info@akapta.org

The following positions will be elected in the fall of 2020. Terms begin on January 1, 2021. Please indicate which position you are submitting a nomination for.

President-Elect (one-year term as PE, followed By two-year term as President)

Treasurer (two-year term) 

Delegate (two-year term) 

PTA Caucus Representative (two-year term)

Nominating Committee (three-year term)

AN EXAMPLE OF SUCCESSFUL ADVOCACY FROM THE ALASKA FEDERAL ADVOCACY TEAM AND THE APTA NATIONAL ADVOCACY TEAM – JUNE 2, 2020 
ALASKA LICENSING BOARD UPDATE AND GUIDELINES FOR IN-PERSON THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS – APRIL 14, 2020 
The following is information from the Alaska PT/OT Licensing Board. The role of the Licensing Board is to protect the consumers and patients of Alaska. Their recommendations and guidelines are in line with the Governor’s office and the Department of Health and Social Services and officials in those offices. We are grateful for their guidance and clarifications for how we can serve our patients in this pandemic. Download the full update below:

HEALTH ALERT REGARDING USE OF CLOTH FACE COVERINGS – APRIL 3, 2020 

Current Alaska DHSS recommendations are to wear face masks in public. This would certainly apply for necessary patient interaction that is closer than 6 feet as well. Keep up the good work taking care of yourselves, your patients, and the community at large.

Download the full Governor’s Health Alert on face masks below:

BUSINESS MEETING PRESENTATION – OCT. 13, 2019

EDUCATION MATTERS – Sept. 2019 – Special Needs Program | Malawi Children’s Village