Author: Seward Community Health Center

Open Enrollment: Nov. 1 – Dec. 15

Open Enrollment: Nov. 1 – Dec. 15

This year’s Open Enrollment runs from November 1 – December 15, 2017.  Health insurance plans sold during Open Enrollment start January 1, 2018.  After December 15, you can enroll in 2018 health insurance only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Staff at Seward Community Health Center can help […]

Alaska Mumps Outbreak

By Dr. Ross Van Camp, Seward Community Health Center In the five years before 2016 there were one or less mumps cases diagnosed in Alaska. In July 2016, two cases were diagnosed in the Fairbanks area. In 2017 there have already been eight cases diagnosed, most in the Anchorage area. […]

Career opportunities at SCHC

Career opportunities at SCHC

Are you a registered nurse or certified medical assistant?  Here’s your opportunity to be part of a growing organization while helping your friends and neighbors become healthier.  To read full job descriptions for our open positions, visit www.sewardhealthcenter.org/careers. OPEN POSITIONS Clinic Nurse/Health Educator (RN) Clinical Support Staff (CMA or LPN) Registration […]

Back-to-School Healthy: A Community Effort

Back-to-School Healthy: A Community Effort

The Back-to-School Healthy Campaign, hosted by Seward Community Health Center (SCHC), is a collaborative effort of community organizations, businesses, and practitioners coming together to ensure a brighter, safer, healthier future for our children. Now in its third year, this successful campaign has provided backpacks and school supplies to over 400 […]

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies

Seward Community Health Center will be hosting a Lunch & Learn educational session on Nutrition on Tuesday, March 8 from 12-1 pm at the SCHC Phoenix Room at 417 First Avenue. Bring your lunch and curiosity for an engaging discussion on what you can do to make improvements to your daily […]

Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Heart disease and stroke are major causes of death and disability in Alaska.  Our knowledge about preventing and treating these diseases continues to increase.  Detecting the risk factors in your life and making positive changes can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke as well as improve your health […]

January 19: Lunch & Learn @ SCHC

January 19: Lunch & Learn @ SCHC

Bring your lunch and join us January 19 from 12-1 pm for our first monthly Lunch & Learn! Starting in February these will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, each one focusing on a different health-related topic. For more information, call Caitlin Mackenna, RN, at 907-224-2273. www.sewardhealthcenter.org […]

Jeanette Nienaber joins SCHC

Jeanette Nienaber joins SCHC

Seward Community Health Center (SCHC) is pleased to announce that Jeanette Nienaber, a licensed and certified Physician Assistant (PA), has recently joined its staff as a permanent medical provider and member of the community. Jeanette, who started at the Health Center on August 31, is seeing both new and established […]