Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men between the age of 15 and 35 years old, but can attack males of any age. Approximately 1 in 250 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with testicular cancer each year – that’s about 8,500 men. This cancer is not […]
On Monday, October 31, Seward Community Health Center (SCHC) will be implementing a shared electronic health record (EHR) system known as Epic. Epic is the same EHR system used by Providence Health and Services including Providence Seward Medical and Care Center. Epic is one of the most highly rated EHR […]
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 […]
This is hosted by the Seward Ministerial Association.
The Alaska SeaLife Center’s 18th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk will be held this Saturday, August 6, and the Center is in need of volunteers to help with race traffic control and water stations. This fun, family-friendly event brings locals and visitors together around a common cause: the […]
Seward Community Health Center is offering sports physicals at the special price of $25 on August 11 & 15. To schedule your physical, download the KPBSD Sports Physical Form and fax it to 907-224-8501 by August 5.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Colorectal cancer kills over 80 Alaskans every year, but it can usually be prevented with proper screening and treatment. The staff at Seward Community Health Center are ready to help prevent colon cancer in the Seward area. Colorectal cancer usually starts as a growth from the lining inside the colon […]
For over 30 years, Seward Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) and the good people of Seward have been providing local kids and families with gifts to put under the Christmas tree through the Seward Angel Tree Program. Last year, almost 60 families in need received toys, diapers, warm clothing, and household […]
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 […]
Yes, that’s right. You can help your local volunteer firefighters without running into a burning building!