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Closed Today

Due to icy road conditions all Sunshine locations are closed today. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you had an appointment today a Sunshine representative will contact you to reschedule. In the event of an emergency, please call 911.

Scholarships for High School Seniors

Sunshine Community Health Center is offering two (2) $2000 scholarships to graduating seniors of Susitna Valley, Houston High, or area home schools with the goal of increasing the health and human services workforce in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. These scholarships...

Room for you: Tammy’s Story

Alaska is working hard to fill a big gap in needed health care professionals by promoting from within. Free training is being offered to those looking to advance their healthcare careers. Sunshine’s Medical Assistant, Tammy was featured in this video from the...

How to Maintain a Healthy Weight

We all make new plans for the New Year. For many of us that means a new set of goals and resolutions, and a typical new year’s resolution is DIETING. The past year has been full of new dieting methods: the ketogenic, alkali and paleo diets, juicing, carb cycling...

Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Sunshine Community Health Center wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer. HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity. About 79 million...

Phone Trouble

Sunshine locations may be experiencing phone troubles. MTA has been working to fix the issue with us. We apologize for the inconvenience.   If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.          ...

How Lack of Sleep Affects Your Weight

We all know that overeating can lead to weight gain. But did you know that you can also gain weight by not sleeping enough? Although many factors can affect your weight, poor sleep is also a risk factor for obesity. How does sleep loss lead to weight gain? Sleep is an...

Are These Breast Cancer Myths Fact or Fiction?

October is breast cancer awareness month. To help you determine fact from fiction here are 5 common myth’s followed by information to help you uncover the truth. Myth #1: All of us have cancer cells in our body. It is just a matter of time for them to be...

6 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Healthy teeth and gums are a result of good oral habits. However, brushing and flossing alone is not enough to maintain a healthy mouth. Discover ways to have strong teeth below. 1. Brush gently and regularly with fluoride.Apart from brushing after every meal, it is...

What is Health Literacy?

Taking charge of your health is good. Understanding your health and how it works is even better. For patients, health literacy is a person’s ability to receive, process, and understand basic health information and services to make appropriate decisions about...