family planning

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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New Opill OTC Birth Control

March 4, 2024

Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pills Available Soon Opill* is the first daily birth control pill that has been approved by the FDA for over-the-counter access, and will soon be available in the U.S. – meaning you don’t need a medical appointment or prescription to get it! You should be able to buy it right off the…

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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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April 2023 Newsletter

April 23, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S April 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Did you know that KBFPC is celebrating a major anniversary this year? For 40 years, our agency has been supporting reproductive health care and education on the Kenai Peninsula; breaking down the barriers that prevent you or your neighbors from not just surviving but thriving.  For you, that…

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January 2023 Newsletter

January 30, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S JANUARY 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, January has been full of new starts, colds and coughs, and just enough snow. This very full newsletter is sneaking into your inbox before the last day of the month because the new year has been busy here at KBFPC with the next stage of our Remote Services…

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December Newsletter

December 16, 2022

FROM KBFPC’S DECEMBER 2022 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Get Involved. Dear Friends, 2022 has been an eventful year. Access to reproductive and sexual health has experienced ups and downs here on the Kenai Peninsula and across the country. The Supreme Court’s Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization denying the constitutional right to abortion care, the…

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My Body, My Method

December 15, 2022

KBFPC is sharing a series of informational posts about methods of contraception offered at the clinic! We hope to broaden people’s understanding of the variety of birth control methods available, the efficacy and reasons for selecting a certain method, and the associated costs so clients can make the choice that’s best for them and their…

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November Newsletter

November 15, 2022

FROM KBFPC’S NOVEMBER 2022 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Action Edition Dear KBFPC Community, As I write this, I am at the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association’s Fall Meeting surrounded by peers from across the country – each of whom are committed to making reproductive health accessible for all. While I am here, most of our…

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