SEARHC is a non-profit tribal health consortium of 18 Native communities which serves the health interests of the Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and other Native people of Southeast Alaska. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.
Our Mission is to provide the highest quality health services in partnership with Native people. We wish to improve the health status of Native people in Southeast Alaska and other partners to the highest possible level. We value healthy lifestyle choices among the people in Southeast Alaska. We value a high-quality and responsive health system through a process of continuous improvement. We value respect and dignity for patients, visitors and staff. We value effective partnerships among staff and Native people.
See What it's Like Living on Prince of Wales Island
With an average temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer and 37 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter, the town is a popular destination for fishing, camping, hiking, and enjoying the simpler things in life.
The town also boasts the popular annual “Celebration by the Sea” festival, celebrating its fishing history and connection to the ocean. The majority of restaurants available to Klawock residents are located in the town of Craig.
Klawock is on the central western shore of Prince of Wales Island and is the “Crossroads” of the island. Paved Scenic Byways intersect here, leading south to Craig; east to Hollis and the ferry terminal; and north to communities on the north half of the Island. Many services are available.