The Ketchikan Health Clinic is a project also realized with the financial backing of AIDEA through a loan participation with First Bank. The clinic is located adjacent to Ketchikan General Hospital and focuses on providing acute and chronic medical and dental care for the residents of Ketchikan. The clinic is owned by Ketchikan Indian Corporation, the governing body for Alaska Natives and American Indians residing in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough. The clinic employs 40 professional, technical and clerical staff and provides preferential hire for Alaska Natives.