Health

Alaska Opioid Task Force Recommendations

Alaska Opioid Task Force Recommendations

The Alaska Opioid Task Force recommends collaborative prevention, treatment and recovery support strategies to reduce opioid misuse in Alaska. The Alaska Opioid Policy Task Force has issued a broad set of recommendations to prevent, treat, and support recovery from opioid misuse and addiction in Alaska, as mentioned in Governor Bill […]

Information for Polar Bear Jump Volunteers

Information for Polar Bear Jump Volunteers

A message from Kathleen: Seward 2017 Polar Jump Festival Signups are going great! Thank you so very much for taking time to come together and help our community! Friday January 27th Live Auction at Tony’s Bar: Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. We are seeking more Auctioneer Assistants It […]

Healthy Eating Potluck Contest Monday February 6

Healthy Eating Potluck Contest Monday February 6

The Seward Community Health Center is hosting a healthy eating potluck on Monday, February 6 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Potluck contest entrants are encouraged to create great tasting dishes that cut calories, sodium, and sugar. The categories are Appetizer/Side, Entree, and Dessert. Community members are all invited to attend this free […]

Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Submitted by Jillian Chapman at Seward Community Health Center – Colorectal cancer kills over 80 Alaskans every year, but it can usually be prevented with proper screening and treatment. Colorectal cancer usually starts as a growth from the lining inside the colon or rectum. The growths often start as polyp, […]

Our New Podiatrist: Dr. Harry Cotler

Our New Podiatrist: Dr. Harry Cotler

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – Dr. Harry Cotler, of Soldotna, will be serving our Seward Community on a recurring basis with his podiatry clinic operated out of Providence Hospital every 4-6 weeks. He plans to be back in Seward the last week in January, likely Wednesday, January […]

First Annual Seward Strong Planning Day is a Success!

First Annual Seward Strong Planning Day is a Success!

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016 twenty-six Seward community members gathered at the Breeze Inn Hotel for the 1st Annual Seward Strong Planning Day to choose two initiatives that will improve the health and wellness of our community. Utilizing a facilitated process developed in Sitka the citizen planners choose one specific […]

Seward Strong Planning Day is November 1st

Seward Strong Planning Day is November 1st

Join us for the First Annual Seward Strong Planning Day at the Breeze Inn’s Conference Rooms on November 1st from 8:30 to 4:00.  Seward Strong is a community driven process to identify and address health and wellness needs in our community.  Community members are invited to share their ideas and […]

Tuesday Night Yoga – Resurrect Art

Tuesday Night Yoga – Resurrect Art

Join us for yoga with Christine Simpson at Resurrect Art Coffee House Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 8:30pm. Classes will run from October 11 to December 13. There is a $10 suggested donation for each class. Please bring your own yoga mat or let us know if you need to […]

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 […]