Welcome to the Fairbanks North Star Borough and School District Health and Welfare website. Plan Information, plus additional helpful information you might need can be found on this website.

This site provides general benefit information, forms and other related items.

Click here if you would like to order an ID Card.

Change Healthcare - Important Notice of Criminal Cyberattack

On February 21, 2024, Change Healthcare became a victim of a criminal cyberattack. Please click here to learn more about Change Healthcare’s notice of a criminal cyberattack.


Effective May 11, 2023, the COVID-19 National Emergency has ended.  The temporary Plan changes will either expire or continue to be covered as follows:

  • COVID-19 OTC at home test kits will no longer be covered.
  • COVID-19 vaccines will remain covered at 100% when received at PPO clinics or pharmacies.  NonPPO Plan provisions and cost share apply to all nonPPO providers.
  • In office treatment and testing will be covered, subject to standard Plan provisions and limitations for PPO and NonPPO providers.
  • Antiviral medications will continue to be covered, subject to standard Plan provisions and limitations for PPO and NonPPO pharmacies.  The FDA Emergency Use Authorization will be monitored for expiration and possible revisions to the benefits of the Plan.


COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services now has a website to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. On this webpage you can review eligibility criteria to verify that you are eligible to schedule an appointment, along with other information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. Please click here to be taken to the website.