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Syphilis & Congenital Syphilis in Alaska

February 19, 2024

Opinion: Alaska’s syphilis spike should concern us all KBFPC is partnering with State agencies along with other social service and health organizations to find solutions to Alaska’s syphilis epidemic. The roots of the problem are grounded in health inequity in general and the need for widespread access to reproductive health and sexual health education. Here…

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Between the Sheets Trivia Night March 1

February 12, 2024

Want to test your knowledge of human sexuality and win prizes? Join KBFPC for BETWEEN THE SHEETS trivia night Friday March 1, 7:00-9:00pm Alice’s Champagne Palace 195 E Pioneer Ave, Homer Gather your friends for an epic trivia event filled with fun and inclusive sex & culture questions* and cheeky laughs!  Hosted by Irene Saxton,…

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January 2024

January 23, 2024

FROM KBFPC’S January 2024 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Happy new year! It was easy to come up with my word of the year… possibility. I like to think that the challenges we face, and I know we will face more again this year, can give birth to possibilities, solutions, and new ideas, when we join forces…

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Human Trafficking Prevention

January 22, 2024

What is human trafficking? January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, bringing awareness and education about the crime and public health issue of human trafficking. It happens everywhere, even in Alaska. We all have the opportunity to learn more, identify the signs, and help people affected seek support. The term “human trafficking” refers…

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FNBA Supports Building Repairs

January 12, 2024

In December, Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic (KBFPC) was awarded a $10,000 grant from First National Bank Alaska to support KBFPC’s recent emergency capital project; repairing one of the two buildings on the KBFPC campus in Homer. During an unusually rainy summer in 2023 the building experienced significant damage to its lower level, which previously…

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2024 Community Resource Connect Events

January 8, 2024

Coming up on January 30! As part of national “Project Homeless Connect” efforts to connect with and support anyone who is experiencing or at risk of homelessness, houselessness, housing insecurity, financial instability, or anyone in need of assistance, resources or extra support, each January groups on the Kenai Peninsula organize free one-day events to support…

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January 3, 2024

This January, in observance of National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, KBFPC is sharing a series of informational posts about cervical cancer, HPV, and screening methods available at the clinic. We hope to broaden people’s understanding of the risk of cervical cancer and available prevention methods, and provide information that can help you protect yourself and…

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December 2023 Newsletter

December 11, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S DECEMBER 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Happy holidays! 2023 has been full of unexpected challenges and successes and at this time of year all of us at KBFPC are taking the important opportunity to reflect on what we want 2024 to be. I am not going to be shy. There was a lot of…

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2023 Year-End Giving Campaign

November 28, 2023

Join KBFPC and support our efforts to keep comprehensive sexual & reproductive health and education accessible for all on the Kenai Peninsula! 2023 has been full of unexpected challenges and successes, and through it all our community’s steadfast and generous support has made a difference at Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic. As we approach the…

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November 2023 Newsletter

November 20, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S November 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, How do you know what a healthy relationship is? Did you learn by reading a definition somewhere, talking to family and friends about it, consulting Alaska State Law, through a process of elimination, or…? Many of us navigate a variety of influences to come up with the answer;…

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