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A zoomed-in photo of hands holding a demo IUD. "IUD Placement: What to Know"

IUD Placement: What to Know

April 12, 2024

The experience of getting an IUD is different for every body, and is sometimes different from one time to the next. What is it? An IUD (intrauterine device) is a very popular, long-acting, and reversible method of contraception with a small “T” of plastic placed in the uterus to prevent pregnancy for up to 3-12…

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Community Health Alert: Syphilis

March 15, 2024

Syphilis is on the rise in Alaska and poses a very serious health danger. Syphilis is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI, or STD) that can cause harmful complications or death if left untreated. You can have syphilis and not know it Anyone can pass it on, even to your unborn baby It is preventable,…

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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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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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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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Alaska Run for Women 2023 Grant

November 15, 2023

As recently reported in the Homer News and featured on local public radio station KBBI: Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic was recently awarded a $40,000 grant from Alaska Run for Women to support KBFPC’s breast health community education and outreach on the Kenai Peninsula. Alaska Run for Women is an organization that is committed to supporting…

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FY2023 Impact Report

November 7, 2023

Forty Years Strong Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic is proud to present this annual report of our 2022-23 fiscal year and a look back at an incredible 40 years serving our community. Click the link below to see how your support impacts our services! KBFPC FY23 Impact Report

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Pop-Up Clinic Case Study

November 1, 2023

KBFPC was recently invited by the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) to participate in a case study on Pop-Up Clinics. Our agency’s hard-won experience building a flexible and hybrid sexual & reproductive healthcare program in diverse areas of Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula offered unique insights on alternative models of care, and contributed to…

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October 2023 Newsletter

October 23, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S October 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Every day, I am so appreciative of my KBFPC colleagues, each of whom make sure the reproductive health care and sexual health education we share is medically-accurate, relevant, clear, respectful, engaging, thorough, accessible, and useful. This is both trauma-informed and fundamental to health literacy. For 20 years healthcare…

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