reproductive health care

Mobile Mammogram Day – Rescheduled

April 17, 2024

***UPDATE: Providence had to reschedule this event for a later date – details to be announced!***   Call KBFPC at 907-235-3436 with any questions and see below to learn more about other Mobile Mammogram events on the Kenai Peninsula this summer… Can’t make it on May 17? There are many other options to get your…

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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

Take our Community Survey 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…

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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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February 2024

February 23, 2024

FROM KBFPC’S February 2024 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, In this newsletter, you will find news about events for adults and teens running tonight through next weekend that are educational, celebratory, enlightening, and highlight reproductive and sexual health. You’ll also find information about bills under consideration during Alaska’s 33rd session that may impact reproductive and sexual health…

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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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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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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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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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