The Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation providing health care and social services for the Alaska Natives and our communities throughout the Koniag region. We have been providing resources for improved health and wellbeing for generations since 1966, including Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, and Community Service Programs to serve the communities of the City of Kodiak, Akhiok, Karluk, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, Port Lions, and Larsen Bay. We believe that healthy individuals live in healthy communities, and have prioritized offering resources accordingly to elevate the quality of life of those we serve.
Kodiak Area Native Association is an award-winning integrated health care and social services organization based in Kodiak, Alaska, with a team of more than 180 staff dedicated to our mission: "To Elevate the Quality of Life of the People We Serve." Recognized nationally for using a patient-centered approach to wellness, KANA envisions a future with the best quality care available to all people on Kodiak Island.
Accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc
Kodiak is a well-rounded, all-inclusive community of roughly 14,000 people island-wide. From our rugged mountainside to or our endless ocean, Kodiak offers an abundance of outdoor and family activities, including world-class fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, surfing, kayaking, and hiking just minutes from your door. Kodiak also boasts an artistic side with several galleries and an Arts Council to keep the art appreciator well entertained. For a fun activity, or a night on the town, our swimming pool, ice rink, tennis courts, racquetball courts, bowling alley, movie theater, local brewery, and restaurants offer a variety of activities to choose from. Kodiak is well diversified in its population and is home to the largest Coast Guard base and a variety of economic industries that fuel the local economy. Kodiak has four public elementary schools, a middle school, and high school as well as two private schools and a strong home-school network. If you’re seeking higher education, Kodiak has an extension campus of University of Alaska, Anchorage. There are two airline carriers for a quick and easy commute to Anchorage, or you have the option of the Alaska Marine Highway System to get you to the mainland. Its sometimes harsh climate is balanced by mild temperatures and unparalleled wilderness splendor that provides Kodiak’s residents with a unique lifestyle in a relaxed island paradise.