Health

Seward Public Health Nurse

The Public Health Nurse is available the first and third week of the month. Next Visit: April 5-6th Location: SeaView Community Services Building, 302 Railway Avenue Services Include: Well child exams Immunizations STD testing and treatment Reproductive health care Fees are based on a sliding scale. *No service refused based […]

Providence Seward community benefit partnership grants available

Projects benefitting health and wellness, community collaboration will be considered SEWARD, Alaska — Providence Seward Medical & Care Center’s Health Advisory Council (HAC) is pleased to announce community benefit partnership grants available to local service and not-for-profit groups in the Seward area. Projects benefiting community health and wellness will be considered, […]

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 […]

Murkowski Continues Fight Against Frankenfish, Moves to Block FDA Commissioner Nominee

Murkowski Continues Fight Against Frankenfish, Moves to Block FDA Commissioner Nominee

Senator: “Voluntary Labelling of GE Salmon is Not Adequate”  WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) continued her fight against genetically engineered (GE) salmon by announcing in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee that she would block confirmation proceedings of the nominee to be FDA Commissioner, […]

Wish Tree Super Hero

Wish Tree Super Hero

Every sponsor of a book from our Wish Tree is a super hero! You are helping every child in our community learn to love reading. Your support will help kids in Seward become strong readers! You are the person you are today partly because someone around you– a teacher, a […]

Healthier Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, full of joyous celebrations and time with loved ones.  However, many people find that holiday cheer comes with an uninvited guest. Extra pounds. Seasonal baking, feasting, and parties can be a stumbling block for even the most well-intentioned individual. Here are a […]

December 22nd – Mental Health First Aid

December 22nd – Mental Health First Aid

    The Alaska Training Cooperative presents:   Mental Health First Aid Similar to First Aid and CPR, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to help those experiencing mental heath problems until professional help is available.   Who: All are welcome. This is a non-clinical public education training for anyone.   What: Mental […]

SPRD Bulletin

SPRD Bulletin… Auto Tech Turkey Shootout Tip-off: Saturday November 28th at the Seward High Gym. B&C division teams are invited to a double elimination invitational tourney in Seward. Cash prize for the winning team if six teams participate. 1st & 2nd place prizes, team sportsmanship award and all-tournament team MVP. […]

A Thank You to the Lions Club

A special thank you to the Seward Resurrection Bay Lions Club, a chapter of Lions International!  The Lion’s Club is dedicated to eradicating blindness worldwide and educating the public on early detection and treatment of vision disorders.  Not only did the local chapter make use of their Plus-Optix Vision Screener, […]

Community-Based Participatory Research in the Arctic: Sources of Environmental Contaminants on St. Lawrence Island

Tuesday, November 10, 9:00 am – 10:00 am (teleconference) Sign up Join scientists and community representatives for a discussion of exposure-assessment projects that have been conducted on St. Lawrence Island in response to community concerns over increases in the levels of cancers, reproductive problems, and thyroid disease on the island. […]