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Serenity Health & Wellness

Independent Primary Health Care in Ketchikan!

Serenity Health & Wellness in Ketchikan, Alaska is a new independent primary health care practice focused on providing a mixture of traditional and non-traditional modalities for the best-individualized results. Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Tammy Earnest (FNP-C) is a lifelong resident of Ketchikan and believes in a holistic healthcare approach with a strong interest in assisting teens and young adults.

Tammy was deeply inspired by her Mother-In-Law, Kay Earnest, to become a Registered Nurse. In 2001, after staying home to raise her two sons, Earnest officially accomplished this goal and started her health care career by serving over 10 years by working in local clinics and in the Peace Health E.R. Department.

While working full-time, Tammy proudly earned her Master of Science Degree in Nursing and specialized in Family Practice. Naturally and next on her list of goals was to open her own practice and to care for the individuals in her local community. It’s with true excitement and sincerity to welcome you to Serenity Health & Wellness.

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Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. Patients are required to provide proof of insurance and documentation of current medications and supplements. At the time of your visit, be prepared to pay your co-pay and or deductible, as required by your insurance company.

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Read Our Press Release!

Ketchikan's newest independent primary care practice.

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - A life long Ketchikan resident, Tammy Earnest, a certified Family Nurse Practitioner will open a new independent primary care practice, Serenity Health & Wellness, on March 1, 2016 at 120 Carlanna Lake Road. Read More


Tammy Earnest, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner in Ketchikan, Alaska!

Tammy Earnest is a 2nd generation health care provider and the founder of Serenity Health & Wellness where she serves as a certified Family Nurse Practitioner.

Tammy was inspired by her mother in law, retired registered nurse Kay Earnest. After 10 years as a registered nurse in local clinics as well as caring for patients in the Emergency Room, Tammy pursued an advanced nursing degree — earning her Master of Science in Nursing in 2013 — specializing in Family Practice.

Earnest believes in a holistic approach to healthcare, combining a mix of both traditional and nontraditional care.  As an FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) Earnest has an enthusiasm for preventative healthcare with a strong interest in teens through young adulthood.


Shannon Orr, CNA

Certified Nursing Assistant in Ketchikan, Alaska!

Certified Nursing Assistant and fellow longtime Ketchikan resident Shannon Orr is currently completing a nationally certified medical assistant apprenticeship program.  Shannon and Tammy have worked together to serve Ketchikan clients healthcare needs in the past and is a valuable asset to Serenity Health & Wellness as well as the community.

Having specialized in highly effective Hepatitis C treatments together Orr and Earnest are excited to continue offering this treatment regimen together.