Health fair exhibitors

Alcoholics Anonymous

Literature, membership survey

235-6822

Advanced Dental Center – Mark Laurin

Goodie bags with toothbrushes, floss, chapstick and brochures on dental health and what services center offers

349-6522

Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired  Information on services available, demonstrations of the importance of contrast and lighting, opportunities to try assistive technology software and chance to  explore magnifiers and other tools
771-4302

American Cancer Society – Relay for Life

Information about cancer patient programs and resources, as well as information  about health, wellness, physical activity and good eating

273-2068

American Red Cross in Alaska

Disaster preparedness brochures and displays, games for kids, coloring books promoting safety and pre-disaster planning 

399-3530

Cook Inletkeeper

Information on private drinking water testing, treatment options and safety to help families understand how to take action to protect their drinking water

235-4068 ext. 29

Eckankar

Spin the Spirtual Wisdom Wheel and learn life’s most spiritually useful principles; learn to HU, too

235-5329

Friends of K-Bay State Park/K-Bay Water Trail

Information to help you plan your next adventure        

235-6018

Hear-Say Audiology

Hearing screenings offered; information on maintaining healthy hearing, hearing loss, and protection of hearing; hearing aids and amplification devices will be available

235-2381

Homer Animal Friends

Learn how exercise activities with your dog can keep you healthy and how a cat can lower your blood pressure

235-SPAY

Homer Dental Center – Dr Vickey J. Hodnik 

Promoting oral health with free hygiene supplies and informational materials 

235-7585

 

Homer Dental Clinic

Information about dental health and appearance; literature and a video display on oral hygiene, preventative maintenance, the placement and restoration of dental implants, IV Sedation and Invisalign

235-8909

Homer Farmers Market

Alaska Grown items and recipes for local vegetables; sign up for our door prize of a large basket of Alaska Grown produce.

299-7540

Homer Medical Center

Drug rehabilitation provider will explain the specialized addiction medicine program; learn why Homer Medical Center is a Patient Centered Medical Home; meet the care coordinator and learn her role in a patient’s health care

235-8586

Homer Police Department

Fatal vision goggles and go cart will be available to raise awareness about driving under the influence; information about the DARE program, drugs in our community

235-3150

Homer Public Health Center

Immunization information and healthy lifestyle counseling; discuss how to keep your family safe from vaccine-preventable diseases and increase resiliency with improved health; height, weight and BMI calculated; learn more about local resources for great food choices and increased activity

235-8857

Homer Senior Citizens, Inc.

Information on the many different activities and programs offered to the senior population in the Homer area, from dance classes to social events
235-7655

Hospice of Homer

Poems and tapes from the hospice library, which are available for loan to community members, as well as information on hospice services
235-6899

Independent Living Center

Product and services brochures, small gift bags, catalogues to help people with disabilities learn to live at home

235-7911

Kachemak Bay Campus C.N.A. Program

Blood pressure testing and information

235-7743

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic

Information about how to enroll in either health insurance through healthcare.gov or through the newly expanded Alaska Medicaid. A certified application counselor will be at the booth to answer questions. Can also schedule appointments with one of our Certified Application Counselors to assist in enrollment. 

235-3436

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Outreach

Information about the health services available at the clinic, including well-woman health checks, mammograms, cervical health screening, STI testing/treatment, pregnancy testing, etc.

235-3436

Kachemak Bay Lions Club

Screening children’s vision 6 months and older and collecting eye glasses to be recycled to the needy

399-2085

K-Bay Wellness Center

Displays that identify ways you can start today on your wellness journey from books and hand-outs to essential oils that can help to bring relief from the everyday stress of life; Also, information on the benefits of having a wellness coach 

299-0348

Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Managment

Emergency preparedness information; will highlight past disasters on the southern Kenai Peninsula and the potential to experience these emergencies in the future

907-262-2098

Kenai Peninsula Prostate Cancer Awareness Group

Information about prostate cancer awareness

907-260-4904

Kenai Physical Therapy
Two treatment tables to provide free screenings of orthopedic disorders and handout exercises; free 3D scans of the foot and ankle for custom orthotics; prizes and handouts
235-0687

Life Alaska Donor Services

Register to become an organ, eye and tissue donor. Information about anatomical donation and donor quilts on display to honor those who have, in their death, given the most precious of gifts. 

907-562-5433

Many Rivers

Homer’s space for yoga, movement, acupuncture and massage 

435-7538

MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula

Highlights of local collaborative efforts; connections packet that will be going out to all Homer residences; Community Health Needs Assessment information 

235-0570

Ninilchik Traditional Council

Pig lungs to demonstrate the effect of smoking, brochures, pamphlets
567-3370

Ohlson Mountain Mineral Springs H2O

What it means to be “Bottled At the Source”; environmentally conscientious and developing youth through college tuition and water certification programs 

235-5119

Prodigy Medical

CPAP machine and variety of masks available for demonstrations

226-3400

Rolfer Don Keller

Information, interactive technology and 3-D displays

907-250-1812

South Peninsula
Behavioral Health Services

Information on mental wellness and the mental health and developmental disability services available at SPBHS, including mental health emergency services available 24/7

235-7701

South Peninsula Haven House

Find the ways you are already resilient and discover new ways to practice building your own superpower to survive tough life events and thrive. Learn ways to support your kids’ resilience and build healthy relationships and discover resources for when things are tough. 

235-7712

South Peninsula Hospital

Information on hospital services and providers; sign up for your electronic health record account to be able to access your health information online; learn about Homer’s new Functional Medicine Clinic
235-8101

SPH – Community Education

Bone models showing healthy bones vs. osteoporosis; free items include a tennis ball for hand strengthening and a Bone Health To-Do List notepad; information from the National Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Institute on Aging

235-0285

SPH – Diabetes Education

A mix of interactive food displays, group brainstorming activities, and information on healthy food choices and other lifestyle interventions to prevent and treat diabetes

235-0320

SPH – General Surgery 

People who walk through Nolan the Colon will get a free packet of fiber to introduce the newer ways of getting more fiber into diets. Polypman will be mobile throughout the area, distributing information on colon health.

235-0310

SPH – Imaging Department

Photos, streaming computer displays of imaging procedures focusing on screening/preventative procedures; information about osteoporosis prevention and screening, breast cancer screening, cardiac calcification screening 

235-0362

SPH – Infection Prevention

Information on how to prevent infection, healthcare-associated infections, the basics of antibiotics, the importance of clean hands; free pocket-size antimicrobial hand sanitizers

235-0227

SPH – Laboratory

Blood draws; pick-up your test results from pre-fair testing
235-0338

SPH – Pediatric Rehabilitation Candy Exchange

The Candy Exchange takes donated Halloween candy (in exchange for toys) and sends it to our troops serving abroad.  

Candy is weighed and children are given tickets to “”purchase”” toy prizes. Kids also encouraged to make a holiday card to send off to the troops
235-0370

SPH – Physical and Occupational Therapy

Fitness screening and education about arthritis management for hands
235-0370

SPH – Sleep and Neurology Center

Information on sleep disorders and the neurology clinic

235-7200

SPH – Specialty Clinic
Information on each of the specialties at SPH; play the specialty wheel of fortune for chance to win a prize
235-0310

State of Alaska, Division of Public Assistance

Information about programs offered by the Division of Public Assistance — including Medicaid Expansion and how to apply online for medical assistance                                                                                   

1-877-235-2421

SVT Health & Wellness

Interactive display where people can choose a path of integrated health, wellness and dental services for themselves and their families

226-2228

SVT Health & Wellness – Flu Shots

200 free flu shots, first come, first served; set appointment at the registration desk at the fair entrance

226-2228

SVT Health & Wellness – Massage Therapy

The health benefits of massage, free chair massages from Melody Barrett

226-2228

 

The Homer Gym & K-Bay Martial Arts 

Information and demonstrations from the following Martial Arts disciplines: Tai Chi Chuan, health and vitality at any age; LFS-Kali, for complex movement and problem solving skills; Fight Team Fit-to-Fight, for cardio, strength, and conditioning with the use of “pad drills”

299-7239

Triquetra Massage 

Information on the benefits of massage and the uses of essential oils; chair massage demonstrations
756-3212

UAA KBC RN Nursing Program 

Information on ways the nursing profession can contribute to healthy lifestyles
299-3012

UAF Cooperative Extension Service 

Information on the benefits of strength training; learn about the StrongWomen (and men) program 

800-478-5824

US Coast Guard Auxiliary – Homer Flotilla

Boating safety information and demonstrations

299-0232

Vein Specialists of Alaska

Information about varicose veins and venous insufficiency and how to treat and prevent them

262-1900

Vitamin D

Graphic illustrations of medical research on the benefits of adequate vitamin D; free 3-month vitamin D starter kits 

235-2921


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