Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Advisory

Sport, subsistence harvesters advised to submit samples for free testing – Sitka Tribe of Alaska (STA) advises all sport and subsistence shellfish harvesters in the Sitka area to exercise caution. Shellfish harvested from Starrigavan Beach have been found to contain paralytic shellfish toxins (PST) at levels exceeding the US Food and Drug Administration regulatory limits…

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Swim Lessons

June 10-27 and July 8-25. July swim lessons open Monday, May 13th – Get your account set up now so you can be ready: recreation.cityofsitka.com All levels – Pre-school to Pre-competition, Ages 3+. Students 3-5 must be accompanied by a guardian. Instruction provided by Baranof Barracudas Swim Club. Register at:  https://sitka.recdesk.com/Community/Home.

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Walk Southeast

It’s time to Walk Southeast!! – Join us for the 297-mile Virtual Trek that takes you from the Sitka Parks & Recreation office all the way to Ketchikan by way of the Marine Highway. Track the miles you walk, run or hike beginning May 1 and see what Southeast Alaska community you’ll reach by September…

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Sitkans Advertise in Daily Sitka Sentinel

A collection of Sitka citizens published a full-page paid advertisement in the Daily Sitka Sentinel on Wed. Nov. 29, 2023, in an effort to focus public attention. The heading of the advertisement states, “We Request SEARHC Reinstate Their Medicare-Certified Home Health Care Department.” The ad (which appears on page 8 of the Sentinel) was conceived…

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Radiology / Imaging Services

SEARHC is dedicated to providing care closer to home. Our radiology services in Juneau, Prince of Wales, Sitka and Wrangell are equipped with state-of-the-art imaging technology, including: 2D/3D Mammography to detect breast cancer months earlier than traditional mammography. CT scanning so advanced that a complete scan can be performed within a single breath hold. Cardiac…

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Spotlight on Devil’s Club – S’axt

Oplopanax horridus A perennial shrub that thrives naturally in the wet woodlands of the Pacific Northwest. An intimidating plant!  It’s tall stalks are covered in sharp spines, a powerful symbol of strength and protection. The vibrant green leaves unfold from the top of the stems in a graceful in elegant way. The smell is one…

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SEARHC & Covid-19

About COVID-19:  Find info & FAQs at searhc.org/covid-19 Vaccine & Booster – Vaccinating Southeast residents is essential in fighting COVID-19 and protecting the health of our families and our communities. To register for the vaccine or booster, click here. Provide a valid email at registration, and you will receive instructions to schedule your appointment as…

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Vaccinations Available

Flu & Covid-19 Vaccinations are available at Harry Race Pharmacy – appointments are available on alternate Fridays. COVID-19 Booster Clinics – We offer booster shots and encourage every vaccinated Sitkan to get their booster shot. Sign up for one of our Friday clinics at Find a Vaccination Clinic | Alaska. FLU SHOT appointments can also…

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