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Dodge the Flu, Get Vaccinated! Free Flu Shots Around Anchorage

Dodge the Flu, Get Vaccinated! Free Flu Shots Around Anchorage

Dear Alaska Health Fair Clients! The following listing contains dates, times, and locations of free flu shots brought to you free of charge by Anchorage Health Department,  Anchorage Public Library, Anchorage School District, and Healthy Parks/Healthy People. No cost,...

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Don’t miss a fair with this new feature on our website!

Don’t miss a fair with this new feature on our website!

Now you can add health fairs to your calendar just with a click! We have a new feature on our website that allows adding a health fair to your calendar, creating a convenient reminder containing the date, time, and location information for an event. This works on any...

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Learn the Stress Management Skills

Learn the Stress Management Skills

Stress is a common reaction of the mind when faced with situations that it cannot handle. Stress is often temporary and once the demands are met, it passes naturally. But in some people, when the stressful conditions continue over a prolonged period, stress can cause...

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Is My Child At Risk for Kidney Disease?

Is My Child At Risk for Kidney Disease?

Some diseases and conditions put children at risk for kidney disease.  The following provides information on risk factors for kidney disease, tests to check for kidney disease and treatment for kidney disease. What do the kidneys do? Your child has two kidneys.  Their...

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High Blood Pressure and Children: What Parents Need to Know

High Blood Pressure and Children: What Parents Need to Know

Children can have high blood pressure.  In fact, the number of children with high blood pressure is increasing.  It is estimated that prehypertension and hypertension in adolescents who are obese is greater than 30% in boys and 23 – 30% in girls according to data...

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