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Health fair exhibitors

Posted: October 31, 2013 - 11:39am
JoAnn Medina of South Peninsula Hospital organizes blood test results for distribution at the 2012 Rotary Health Fair.  Photo by McKibben Jackinsky; Homer News
Photo by McKibben Jackinsky; Homer News
JoAnn Medina of South Peninsula Hospital organizes blood test results for distribution at the 2012 Rotary Health Fair.

Alaska Infrared

Information about finding hidden anomalies that contribute to poor indoor air quality via infrared imaging.

235-6838

Bay Club

Updated information on the health benefits of different exercise modalities.

235-2582

Best Beginnings Homer

Information on early learning programs and services to help families live healthy lives. 

435-7101

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Homer

Information on how mentoring experiences help children succeed and make for a healthier community.

235-8391

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

Outdoor opportunities throughout the year for kids and families.

235-6756

Cook Inlet Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse CICADA

Information about substance abuse.

283-3658

Cook Inletkeeper

Information on private drinking water protection, common drinking water contaminants and how you can test your private well.

235-4068

Dragon School

Learn how to slay the Dragon of Addiction thru integrated approach to increase successful recovery.

756-0010

ECKANKAR

Spiritual insights and wisdom to speed up the process of healing and staying healthy.

235-5329

End of the Road Group - Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous - Recovery from the disease of Alcoholism “One Day at a Time.”

235-6822

Girassol Childcare & Art Studio

Healthy sensory activities for growing brains and why play is healthy.

299-7337

Haven House

Learn about tools to cultivate healthy families with practical tools to empower people to be healthy and strong.

235-7712

Hear-Say Audiology

Speech Pathology and Audiology - Information on hearing and protection of hearing with hearing screenings and consultations.

235-2381

Healthy Sounds

Musical instrument demonstration; learn how to connect to your breathing and heartbeat thru music.

235-6160

Homer Animal Friends

Benefits of pet ownership as well as information about spay/neuter, pet owner responsibilities and animal welfare.

235-7729

Homer Community
Food Pantry

Asking for donations.

Homer Dental Clinic -
Dr. Marley and Dr. Anderson

Information about dental health and appearance.

235-8909

Homer Eye Care Center

Digital printout education about top 10 commonly know facts of eye care.

235-7745

Homer Farmers Market

Information about taking the first step in good health by eating local grown; information about Quest and WIC programs.

235-2973

Homer Headstart

Information about educational wellness and positive adult-child interactions.

235-4322

Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary

Information about Rotary, both locally and internationally.

Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary - Vision Screening

Providing vision screening tests.

Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Youth Exchange Program

Information about how youth can experience brain stimulation by experiencing other cultures.

Homer Prevention Project

Information on upcoming activities to reinforce positive and healthy habits to reduce underage and binge drinking.

235-0570

Homer Public Health

Height, weight and BMI screening with nutritional and healthy lifestyle counseling.

235-8857

Homer Public Library

Information about literacy and lifelong learning through reading, play and creativity which are essential to health. 

235-3180

Homer Senior Citizens, Inc.

Healthy activities, classes and support groups to keep seniors engaged in healthy independence.

235-7655

Hospice of Homer

Hospice Services - Quality of life is the focus with information about end of life support.

235-6899

Independent Living Center

Demonstration of low vision equipment; information about how seniors and disabled members of the community can live independently.

235-7911

K-Bay Wellness Center

Understanding emotions are a driving force behind symptoms and demonstration to identify those emotions.

299-0348

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic

Information for men and women on reproductive health checks, breast cancer screening, birth control, STD/HIV screening.

235-6736

Kachemak Bay Lions Club

Free children’s eye exams - Free eye screening for early warning signs of possible eye problems.

226-2086

Kachemak Bay Campus - UAA CNA Course

Blood Pressure screening; information on healthy choices and active lifestyles.

235-7743

Kachemak Bay College - UAA School of Nursing

Understanding cholesterol information; handouts about heart healthy habits.

235-7743

Kachemak Kids Early Learning Center

Information about the developmental benefits of learning through play and creative exploration.

235-2205

Kenai Peninsula Prostate Cancer Awareness Group

Current information on monitoring and maintaining prostrate health.

260-4904

KPB Office of Emergency Management

Emergency Preparedness - Training classes for individuals.

262-2098

MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula

Results of the MAPP Community Health Needs Assessment, including interactive website with data and community goals.

235-0570

Medical Professional Volunteers

Check in with a medical professional if you have questions about your lab results.

Midnightsun Herbs

Samples of salves, handouts and free cayenne infusion.

399-1326

Ninilchik Traditional Councils Behavioral Health Services

Information on harmful effects of smoking including the pig lung demonstration and resources for people interested in quitting.

567-3370

Ohlson Mountain Mineral Springs H2O

Health benefits of drinking spring water without chlorine; free samples.

235-5119

Overeaters Anonymous - Homer Group

Information on arresting the disease of compulsive overeating disorders and recovery.

299-6404

Prodigy Medical 

CPAP machine and mask demonstrations.

226-3400

Rite of Passage Midwifery

Information about home births for healthy women.

299-0158

Seldovia Village Tribe Health Center - Flu Shots

200 Flu shots will be administered

399-4030

SVT - Health and Wellness

Health and wellness information, smoking cessation.

226-2228

SVT - Marketplace

Information about Medicare and the Insurance Marketplace.

226-2228

SVT - Dental Health

Information about proper dental care and oral hygiene.

226-2228

SVT - Veteran’s Care

Information about health care available for Veterans.

226-2228

South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services 

Information about services for developmental disabilities and
ways to maintain mental wellness.

235-7701

South Peninsula Hospital

Information about the hospital; meet board members, SPH Foundation members and hospital administrators.

235-8101

SPH - Community Education

Medication safety; a demonstration on disposing unwanted medications; turn in unwanted medications at this booth.

235-0285

SPH - Emergency Department

Automatic electronic difibulator (AED) - emergency training to learn how to use this life saving device.

235-0285

SPH - Diabetes Clinic, Dr. Ross Tanner

Nutritional components of diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension management.

235-0310

SPH - Diabetes Education

Displays and activities relating to the role of physical activity and healthy eating in prevention and treatment of diabetes.

235-0369

SPH - General Surgery

Colon heath and screening with a colonoscopy presentation.

235-0310

SPH - Imaging Department

Information on healthy bones; information on osteoporosis, breast cancer and calcification screenings.

235-0360

SPH - Laboratory

Pick up blood test results from pre-fair testing.

SPH - Pediatric Therapy

Exchange Halloween candy for prizes and it will be sent to our troops overseas.

235-0370

SPH - Physical Therapy

Monitored 3 minute step test to learn your baseline cardiovascular fitness and how your heart rates compares to national norms.

235-0370

SPH - Sleep Center

Information on proper sleep being as important as diet and exercise for overall health.

235-7200

Sprout Family Services

Information on how to partner with local health care providers, well baby check info and new online option for developmental screening

235-6044

Take Shape for Life

Health coaching service with emphasis on personal support for your optimal health.

235-5337

Thoughtful Therapies

Demonstrations of HANDLE, EFT and The Listening Program which are all home based.

235-6226

Thread

Information geared towards parents and providers about safe and healthy practices for young children.

265-3120

US Coast Guard Auxiliary

Boating Safety - Staying safe on the water so you can live well.

235-5248

University of Alaska Fairbanks - Cooperative Extension

CSI - Crime scene investigation to identify common sanitation issues in the kitchen.

262-5824

Vitamin D

Education and information about the benefits of Vitamin D and what is being done in Alaska.

235-2921

Yoga for Life

Information about different disciplines of yoga and which one may be right for you.

299-4073

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