Talkeetna: (907) 733-2273 ~ Willow: (907) 495-4100 ~ Wasilla: (907) 376-2273

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Workshops

Sunshine Community Health Center’s Kirsten Strolle, LMSW is offering an online workshop about Mindfulness and Self-Compassion. Mindfulness is a skill that allows a person to notice and accept their own complex thoughts and feelings with openness and curiosity,...

CDC Recommends Pause in Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine

On April 13th the CDC released a statement recommending a pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Sunshine does currently have Johnson & Johnson vaccine in stock and is contacting all patients that were scheduled to receive this vaccine to review alternative...

Does Poor Oral/Dental Hygiene Affect Overall Health?

The answer is, yes. Your eyes may be the windows to your soul, but your mouth is the window to your overall health. Regular brushing and flossing help eliminate many diseases and other medical disorders that affect not just your mouth, but your entire body. Your mouth...

Updated COVID-19 Screening for Patients at Front Door

If you experience any of the symptoms above, please call our office prior to entering. We have updated our COVID-19 screening protocol. Patients will be screened by telephone prior to entry into the facilities. Front doors will be open and patients must now check in...

Drug Take Back Day – April 24th

Are there expired or unused prescription and over-the-counter medicines in your home? Then bring them to the Take Back Day drug collection event at Sunshine Community Health Center. Where: Sunshine Community Health Center’s Talkeetna Clinic – Mile 4.4 Talkeetna...

The Most Preventable Yet Least Prevented Cancer – Get Screened!

Colon cancer, also referred to as colorectal cancer, is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in the United States. It begins as a cluster of cells in the colon–a growth called a polyp. At first, these polyps can be benign (not yet cancerous). However, if undetected,...

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

Anything that pertains to brain health is a top priority. Your brain controls everything you do; hence, an injured brain can ultimately affect your entire body. March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month, so your healthcare team at Sunshine Community Health Center...

Circle of Security Parenting Class

This nationally recognized, evidence-based parenting program is based on the concept that children are hardwired to seek feelings of security and that parents also want security for their children. Parents will learn key ideas for supporting attachment in an...

Healthy Habits to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is an acquired disease. Many factors affect the body’s efficiency in absorbing insulin. One common factor could be the body’s inability to absorb blood glucose due to insulin resistance, or both. Type 2 Diabetes is common in people who...