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.
American Rescue Plan – COBRA Subsidies
Effective April 1, 2021, employees (and their dependents) who lose coverage or who have lost coverage in the past 18 months due to an involuntary termination of employment or reduction in hours may be eligible for up to six months of free (fully subsidized) COBRA coverage (for the months of April 2021 – September 2021). For more information regarding ARP premium assistance and eligibility questions, visit:
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.
Information Regarding COVID-19 and WPAS Offices
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and in the interest of keeping the community and our staff as safe and healthy as possible, all WPAS offices (Mercer Island, Gladstone, Anchorage, Spokane) will be closed for walk-in services effective March 17, 2020. WPAS will only be conducting business via phone, email, or fax. If you need to bring documentation or information to the office, there are drop boxes available at each of our office locations. Contact information can be found here: Contact Info.