Wednesdays  |  Andrew Hope Building

What can I expect?

  • Lose 7% of your body weight by eating healthier and exercising 150 minutes/week.
  • The small group setting and evidence-based curriculum help support life-long changes.

What is the cost?

  • All 10 sessions are free.
  • The program is offered through SEARHC Health Promotion.
  • Sessions are open to employees & tribe beneficiaries.

Where & when?

  • All sessions will be held at the Andrew Hope Building, in the large conference room on the second floor.
  • Classes are on Wednesday’s starting January 24 through March 28th, from 12 Noon- 1pm.

How can I sign up?

  • Email Hannah in SEARHC Health Promotion at hschlosstein@searhc.org.
  • People are also more than welcome to drop-in to classes as your schedule permits.
  • You must be 18 years or older to participate.

An educational kickoff event will be held on January 30, 2018 at the Sitka Public Library from 6-7pm.

February 1-28, 2018 – leave gas-powered vehicles behind with Sitka’s winter bike and walk challenge.

Why join the challenge?

• Support your health
• Create a cleaner environment
• Save money on gas
• Win awesome prizes
• Build community

To participate, log the miles you walked or biked each week in place of vehicle use. Every Friday in February, email sitkacleancommute@gmail.com with the number of miles you logged to enter to win awesome prizes.

For more information and to sign up, email sitkacleancommute@gmail.com

Sitka Bicycle Friendly Community  |  SEARHC  |  Sitka Health Summit  |  Sitka Community Hospital

Feb. 1-Mar. 27 | Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm – 1pm | Hames Center

SEARHC’s free Well-Balanced classes help seniors 60 years and older remain active for as long as possible.

Well-Balanced coaches use exercise, education and social interaction to help participants:

• Learn how to prevent falls
• Engage in social activity
• Increase exercise level

To register call Hames Center 747.5080

Questions? Contact Dawn Johnson, Hames Center Director, dawnjohnson@hamescenter.org

Sitka | Every Saturday  9:30am – Noon | Feb 3 – Mar 10 | First Presbyterian Church | 505 Sawmill Creek Road

Learn healthy tips to manage your symptoms

SEARHC’s free Diabetes Self-Management classes can teach you how to eat and sleep better, create an action plan and manage day-to-day activities. Taught by trained leaders, the interactive class will help improve your quality of life by covering the following topics:

• How to deal with pain, fatigue, and emotional distress
• Exercises for strength and endurance
• Healthy eating and taking medications

To register contact

Kelly Lakin RD, LD, Diabetes Case Manager, Diabetes Educator, klakin@searhc.org, 907.966.8369
Heleena van Veen, Health Educator, heleenav@searhc.org, 907.966.8914

10am Saturday Feb 10, 2018  |  Craig City Gym at 3rd & Main  |  1.5 mile Fun Run & Walk  |  Free

Registration begins at 9:30am. Participants are encouraged to wear red in honor of American Heart Month! There will be door prizes and activities inside the gym.

Sponsored by SEARHC Health Promotion in collaboration with Prince of Wales Running/Walking Club and the City of Craig.

Craig High School  |  11am-2pm Saturday, February 17th

Join us at the 3rd Annual Prince of Wales Children’s Health Fair for families with children prenatal to 5 years old.

  • Games for children
  • Resources for parents
  • Door prizes and snacks

Healthy Families/Strong Families!

SEARHC is hosting free prenatal classes at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (MEH). The 4-session series of classes are open to all expecting moms and their support person. Classes include a department tour, meeting staff, preparing for delivery, supporting the laboring mother, pain management, breastfeeding, infant care and safety, and CPR training.

April 14-22 | Saturdays & Sundays  | 1–4pm

May 15-23 | Tuesdays & Wednesdays  | 6–9pm

June 11-19 | Mondays & Tuesdays  | 6–9pm

To register or learn more, call 966.8331 or email LD-S@searhc.org.

 

SEARHC is hosting free prenatal classes at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (MEH). The 4-session series of classes are open to all expecting moms and their support person. Classes include a department tour, meeting staff, preparing for delivery, supporting the laboring mother, pain management, breastfeeding, infant care and safety, and CPR training.

July 16-24 | Mondays & Tuesdays  | 6–9pm

August 13-21 | Mondays & Tuesdays  | 6–9pm

September 6-27 | Thursdays  | 6–9pm

To register or learn more, call 966.8331 or email LD-S@searhc.org.

SEARHC is hosting free prenatal classes at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (MEH). The 4-session series of classes are open to all expecting moms and their support person. Classes include a department tour, meeting staff, preparing for delivery, supporting the laboring mother, pain management, breastfeeding, infant care and safety, and CPR training.

October 9-30 | Tuesdays  | 6–9pm

November 6-27 | Tuesdays  | 6–9pm

December 4-13 | Tuesdays & Thursdays | 6–9pm

To register or learn more, call 966.8331 or email LD-S@searhc.org.