3K & 5K fun run/walk | Saturday, 9:30am Registration | Annie Betty’s Bakery Cafe | Craig

JOIN OUR FUN RUN  to celebrate American Heart Month American Heart.  Participants are encouraged to wear red in honor of American Heart Month and Go Red for Women.

Please join us for a light lunch and door prizes following the event.  We will be celebrating our WISEWOMAN Champions and Lifestyle Balance participants.

Contact June May at 755-4959.

Monday, February 1, 8:35am | Capital City Chats | 103.9 FM

Stacey Bjerkeset, LPN (SEARHC Women’s Health program) will be featured on Capital Chat discussing women’s heart health. With the right information, education and care, heart disease in women can be treated and prevented.

Tune in and listen to the live radio show, Monday February 1 from 8:35am9:00am in Juneau (800 AM or 103.9 FM). The show also streams live from anywhere on the KINY website, http://www.kinyradio.com. If you miss the show, KINY will post the podcast so you can listen to it anytime.

“Learning to let it go” with Doug Osborne will be held at 6:00 PM in the 1st floor conference room at the  Community Health Service building on the SEARHC campus.  1212 Seaward Ave.

  • Learn to recognize the signs of stress 
  • Build coping skills to combat stress 
  • Participate in stress reducing activities

SEARHC’s WISEWOMAN Women’s Health Program is hosting events throughout the month of February in honor of Go Red Month. Themes throughout the month will help women recognize and decrease their risk for cardiovascular disease.

“Becoming a Phenomenal Woman,” T’ai Chi Chih® with Nancy Jo Bleirer will be held in the 1st floor conference room at the Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital CHS building.  

SEARHC’s WISEWOMAN Women’s Health Program is hosting events throughout the month of February in honor of Go Red Month. Themes throughout the month will help women recognize and decrease their risk for cardiovascular disease.

SEARHC clinics and administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, February 16th in honor of Alaska Native civil rights leader Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich. 

While outpatient clinics will be closed, the emergency room at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital and on-call staff at clinics that offer emergency services will be available to provide emergency care. Regular staff at S’áxt’ Hít Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital will continue care for hospitalized patients.

February 15–21, 2015 is “Through With Chew Week” Smokeless tobacco can cause oral cancer. It can also lead to other oral problems, such as mouth sores, gum recession, tooth decay, bad breath, and permanent discoloration of teeth. For more information call Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

“Loving your Heart” will be held in the 1st floor conference room of the Mt. Edgecumbe CHS building in Sitka. Sample delicious vegan desserts and learn about healthy food choices with Valerie Bright. 

SEARHC nutritionist, Jessica Holland will discuss the impact of making healthy food choices to improve cardiovascular health and provide information on the Sitka Food co-op for opportunities for fresh produce.

Get your cardio started with Gio at the Hames Exercise Center in Sitka. Cardio exercise at 6pm with SEARHC physical therapist, Gio Villanueva.

In honor of Go Red Month, SEARHC’s WISEWOMAN Women’s Health Program is hosting events throughout the month of February with themes that will help women recognize and decrease their risk for cardiovascular disease.

Friday, February 5th | Wear Red Day 

Why Go Red? Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds.  Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action.

Visit the WISEWOMAN team at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka all day on February 5th to learn about cardiovascular health. Learn to recognize a stroke and know the risk factors.

 

A powerful mother-daughter journey that reveals how generations face the choice of continuing to perpetuate—or disrupt—family violence. Through the lens of fiction, and the palette of Alaska Native Storytelling, the playwright tells the true story of her mother’s strength against impossible pressure. Our Voices Will Be Heard weaves together legend and truth in a fierce call for healing and forgiveness.

SEARHC  is a co-sponsoring the play and staff members will be available at performances to provide behavioral health information.