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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...

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...

COVID-19 Screening at SCHC Locations

Seeking care for your health at a health care facility should provide you with a safe experience that helps promote good health. This becomes more challenging amid a pandemic with a very contagious and potentially very harmful virus in our community. We are making...

Mindful Parenting Workshops

Parenting can be challenging under the best of circumstance. Learning how to take care of oneself and showing oneself compassion is essential. Mindfulness is helpful for parents because it allows people to see things as they are in moment even when it is challenging....