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 By Sharon Phillips    Health    May 1, 2023

A health fair offers excellent self-care

May has arrived, and as we welcome the warmer weather and blooming flowers, let us also take a moment to recognize the importance of mental health. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Alaska Health Fair, Inc. is dedicated to raising awareness f...

 

Free health fairs offered around the state

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to reduce the stigma associated with alcohol addiction and encourage people to seek help if they need it. Alcohol addiction is a chronic disease that affects millions of Americans and can have serious...

 

Test your kidneys and more at a local health fair

March is National Kidney Month, and Alaska Health Fair, Inc. and the National Kidney Foundation are urging everyone to take healthy steps to protect their kidneys. An estimated 26 million American adults have kidney disease, though most don’t...

 

Alaska Health Fair kicks off its spring season

Alaska Health Fair’s Spring 2023 schedule is now online, with most events already posted on our website at www.alaskahealthfair.org. Please check back frequently, as the new season is fluid. We continue to add new dates as they come available...

 

Health fairs resume in January

Health fairs will resume in January 2023. Visit our website to sign up to receive our newsletter, and we will notify you when the new schedule is published.  We thank all of you, our clients, volunteers, and partner agencies, for another successful...

 

Year-end greetings from Alaska Health Fair, Inc.

Our fall season has come to a close. Health fairs will resume in January 2023. Please sign up to our newsletter at www.alaskahealthfair.org, and we will notify you when the new schedule is published.  We thank all of you – our clients,...

 

Fall health fairs wrap up this month

Alaska Health Fair is approaching the end of our fall event schedule with our final community events. Nov. 1 and 15, There are two Fairbanks Office Draw dates that are filling fast for Nov. 1 and 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., by appointment only. Nov....

 

It's the busy season for Alaska health fairs

October is one of our busiest months for Alaska Health Fairs. We continue to provide pre-scheduled appointment-based services to communities and worksites. October community events include many in Anchorage and Fairbanks, plus Delta Junction,...

 

Alaska Health Fair needs volunteers

We are in serious need of volunteers to help us produce much-needed events in communities across our amazing state. Our volunteers come from all walks of life, education and professional fields, medical and non-medical backgrounds. We assign...

 

Catch one of many Alaska health fairs this season

Many of you have been out catching fish this summer, one of the healthiest foods that is found in our wonderful state. Others might have been catching up on household or honey-do projects, sleep, sunshine, family, vacations and more. Now, we want...

 
 By Sharon Phillips    Health    July 1, 2022

Alaska Health Fair is looking for volunteers

We continue to offer traditional community and worksite health fairs where we need staff support.  Volunteers come from all walks of life, age groups, backgrounds and interests.  Volunteer opportunities include: Office volunteers: client support, p...

 
 By Sharon Phillips    Health    June 1, 2022

A welcome break between health fair seasons

The loyalty of many long time clients and the curiosity of many new ones has helped us at Alaska Health Fair to ride the crazy, wild waves of 2020-2022 and we didn’t go under water during the process. Our staff and volunteers will now take a short...

 
 By Sharon Phillips    Health    May 1, 2022

Spring health fair season wraps-up in May

Spring blood test dates end statewide in late May. Health fair services will be offered again in early August.  We continue using our appointment-based model, which works extremely well. Remaining event details can be found at w...

 

April health fairs, services around the state

April is a busy month for all Alaskans. Many of you are getting excited to be able to gather in outside groups for lots of fresh air and sunshine, hiking, biking, walking (with no ice cleats), camping, recreation, sports and other healthy...

 

Alaska health fairs are springing up

March is a busy month for all Alaskans and spring is just around the corner, so many of us are experiencing “spring fever”. Mother Nature gives us little hints that we don’t have long to wait, such as increasing daylight, warmer temperatures,...

 

Alaska Health Fair's spring activities

Alaska Health Fair’s Spring 2022 schedule is now online, with most events already posted on our website at www.alaskahealthfair.org. Check back frequently, as the new season is fluid. We continue to add new dates as they come available and rarely...

 

Alaska Health Fair is turning 42 in 2022

We wouldn’t have achieved this milestone without the support of many Alaskans who use our affordable blood draw services, those who come to us to access free health screenings or to generously donate their time or money. We can’t thank you...

 

Alaska Health Fair finishes another year serving Alaskans statewide

The Alaska Health Fair office in Fairbanks will hold blood test draws by appointment on Dec. 4, 7 and 8.  Register early, as they are filling up fast. All our offices are closed from the third week of December until the start of 2022. We will...

 

Update from Alaska Health Fairs, Inc.

Alaska Health Fair is almost at the end of our fall event schedule – please consider attending one of our final events: Nov. 6 Upper Susitna Wellness Fair at Talkeetna Senior Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 13 St. Johns Community Fair in Anchorage,...

 

Fall health fair events are here with the weather

October is one of our busiest months for health fairs. We continue to provide pre-scheduled, appointment-based services to communities and worksites, and at our Fairbanks office. October community events include Anchorage, Delta Junction,...

 

Fall health fairs are underway

Alaska Health Fair is in the middle of a very active fall season. We continue providing appointment-based services to communities around state, and many worksites. Our September community events include Anchorage, Fairbanks, Chugiak, Girdwood,...

 

Fall health fairs are coming right up

Alaska Health Fair, Inc. will start holding fall health fairs later this month. We will also continue to offer blood draws by appointment in our office, but are planning to hold the majority of our events at community and worksite venues. Most fall...

 
 By Sharon Phillips    Health    July 1, 2021

Alaska Health Fair is taking a summer break

Alaska Health Fair, Inc. takes an extended break twice a year – after each active and heavy duty health fair season. We do this to provide our few paid staff, plus our dedicated and cherished volunteers a longer period to take their own...

 
 By Sharon Phillips    Health    June 1, 2021

Alaska Health Fair summer schedule

Our agency has had a challenging year, as many non-profits have during our nation’s health crisis. The loyalty of many long-time clients, the curiosity of many new clients, plus many regular contributors have helped us to ride the crazy, wild...

 
 By Sharon Phillips    Health    May 1, 2021

Spring health fair services continue

Spring blood test date offerings continue through May for Southcentral and Southeast programs and mid-June for the Tanana Valley Northern Region Program. We continue to follow our appointment-based model, which works well and our clients are...

 

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