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KEEPING OUR COMMUNITY HEALTHY
Welcome to the Sunshine Community Health Center. Our Doctors, Physicians Assistants, Dentists, Nurses, Behavioral Health and other medical professionals are all here to help you and your family be strong, happy and healthy with access to the services you need to achieve your wellness goals.
We have two convenient locations in Willow and Talkeetna and accept Medicare, Medicaid, Denali KidCare, Veterans and most other third-party insurances. Our health and wellness services are available to all including those who are without insurance or are underinsured.
Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic among children in America. About one in 5 is affected by obesity, which is contributed by many factors. What causes obesity in children? Poor meal choices and inactivity is one of the main reasons for obesity in children and adults alike. In this situation, proper meal planning and...
A recent survey revealed that 9 out of 10 teens would consider postponing sexual activity and avoid pregnancy if they had open and honest conversations with their parents. The research further showed that parents influence a thirty-eight percent of teen's decisions about sex. Only 22% have friends as their reasons for...
Food portions are larger than ever these days—usually much more than we need. Choose your starting portion size by relating food to everyday items. Meat or Fish: A serving of meat, fish, or poultry is equal to a deck of cards. Fruits & Veggies: A serving of fruit or vegetables is about the size of a tennis ball. Nut...
Sunshine Community Health Center is committed to accessible, proactive, quality health care, promoting community wellness through outreach and education.
To become the healthiest rural area in the USA
- Increased, integrated services
- Community involvement
- Training center for rural health care providers
- Adequate funding
- Community and school-based services
- Progressive, staying on the leading edge of healthcare
- Highly functioning organization with excellent systems and processes
- Fiscal Responsibility
This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.