Service Area Map

South Central Alaska is the portion of the U.S. state of Alaska consisting of the shorelines and uplands of the central Gulf of Alaska. Most of the population of the state lives in this region, concentrated in and around the city of Anchorage. The area includes Cook Inlet, the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, the Kenai Peninsula, Prince William Sound and the Copper River Valley, and Kodiak Island. Tourism, fisheries, and petroleum production are important economic activities. The major city is Anchorage. Other towns include Palmer, Wasilla, Kenai/Soldotna, Homer, Seward, Valdez, and Cordova. (Hover over the underlined text for more information.)

If you are interested in conducting a job shadow with a health professional or a student clinical rotation at a south central Alaska health facility, please contact us. Click here for a link to a PDF file of the South Central region health facilities.

Area Health Education Centers

district map Program Office and Aleutian Chain: Aleutian Region,  Unalaska, Aleutians East, Lake & Peninsula, Bristol Bay, Dillingham, Southwest Region Northwest: North Slope,  Northwest Arctic, Nome, Bering Strait Yukon-Kuskokwim: Kashunamiut, Lower Yukon, St. Mary's, Kuspuk, Yupiit, Lower Kuskokwim Interior: Yukon Flats, Yukon-Koyukuk, Tanana, Galena, Nenana, Fairbanks, Denali, Iditarod, Delat/Greely, Alaska Gateway South Central: Matanuska-Susitna, CopperRiver, Anchorage, Chugach, Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak Island, Valdez, Cordova Southeast: Haines, Skagway,Yakutat, Juneau, Hoonah, Kake,Petersburg, Wrangell, Klawock, Ketchikan Gateway, Annette Island, Hydaburg, Craig, Southeast Island,Sitka, Pelican, Chatham

Program Office and Aleutian Chain (orange):

Interior (blue):

Yukon-Kuskokwim (lavender):

South Central (pink):

Southeast (yellow):

Northwest (green):


Directory of Alaska Health Care Sites, organized by region
Alaska Community Profiles from the State of Alaska’s Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Alaskan Community Photos Website, searchable by name of community