Rotary Health Fair
Saturday, November 5th
9am-1pm | Homer High School

Over fifty exhibits will offer health information, screenings, demonstrations and more at the free, in-person fair on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9am-1pm at Homer High School.
Don’t miss the Nolan the Colon inflatable walk-through experience, free flu shots, CPR and Stop the Bleed trainings, Great Candy Exchange, and more!

Name of Organization Contact Email Topics/About the exhibitors Displays, materials & activities Additional (Free) Services
Alaska Autism Resource Center (AARC) The Alaska Autism Resource Center provides autism information to individuals on the autism spectrum, their caregivers, educators, and service providers. Our exhibit promotes our program mission as well as provides free autism resources and specialist support to members of the Homer - Kachemak Bay Region. Program banners (i.e. mission statements). Free resources will be distributed, including but not limited to: program brochures, business cards, and other AARC materials.
ALL THINGS RECOVERY COALITION Recovery from addiction is possible! Learn more about local resources and agencies who can provide help. Pamphlets from local agencies, 12-step meeting schedules, possibly a "wellness wheel", Narcan kits and other handouts.
Beyond Your Limits Fitness Keeping a Healthy Body with Exercise with Proper Nutrition Educational information, demonstrations, and resources regarding health and fitness for our community.
BUMPS BUMPS is a ride for everyone! An affordable transportation choice that serves the Kenai Peninsula community, including non-drivers, senior citizens, and people with special needs. The bus service connects people to local educational institutions, medical and dental care facilities, employment opportunities, and shopping. Our busses are wheelchair ready and ADA compatible.
City of Homer Providing information about the City of Homer Transportation Plan update: how we walk, bike and drive through our community for transportation and recreation. Do you walk, bike, or drive around town?  The City would like to hear your comments! Participate in planning for the future of transportation in the City of Homer.
Fireweed Academy Fireweed Academy recognizes education as an aspect of our community's health! Our school views education as an aspect of or community's social determinants of health. As we look at the theme of "taking a day", we will be encouraging families to take a day to connect together as a family with resources and ideas to do so. Come learn about our school and how we are evolving based on family and community needs. We will have ideas for families to "take a day" for connection while continuing to listen to your feedback!
Great Candy Exchange (SPH Pediatric Physical Therapy) Excess sugar is public enemy #1; removing excess sugar from the homes of our neighbors will result in better health for all. Children 12 and under can exchange their trick-or-treat candy for awesome gifts and prizes; Fun and education toys, games and gifts will be on display and available for trade as a way to remove excess sugar and candy collected during trick or treat.
Guardian Flight  Guardian Flight Alaska provides air medical transport and healthcare solutions to the State of Alaska. Guardian has nine air transport bases and three ground transport bases in Alaska. Information on the medical transport process and how the membership program provides peace of mind if you need to be transported by air for medical reasons.
Homer Animal Friends Pets increase your well-being at all ages Experienced dog trainers and other dog/cat people available to explain health benefits and hand out a gift bag for your animal.
Homer Farmers Market Information about local foods, recipe cards, and about our SNAP (EBT) matching program and collaboration with the Homer Food Pantry. Local foods brochures, recipe cards, instructions for getting involved in our SNAP (EBT) matching program, ways for the community to support the market.
Homer Flotilla of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Promoting safe boating practices. Examples of personal protection equipment, brochures on safe boating procedures, and examples of signaling devices for mariners.
Homer Forest Charter School Outdoor education is a valuable component for our children's health. Playdough (naturally dyed), slideshow of our charter school offerings, parent sign-ups for enrollment, hands on nature exploration activity.
Homer Hockey Association Homer Hockey Association is a non-profit organization cultivating healthy and fun on-ice recreation of all kinds, for all ages and abilities on the lower Kenai Peninsula. We operate the ice arena in Homer, Alaska and provide a variety of activities including public skate, hockey, figure skating, curling, broomball, birthday parties, school and private events. Learn about the programs offered: beginner to advanced, for ages 3 and up, and just plain fun on the ice. Our rink is easy to access, no matter who you are, we invite you to discover or rediscover the world of hockey. Pick up a FREE pass for Public Skate!
Homer Medical Center (South Peninsula Hospital) Current Homer Medical Providers. Meet Dr. Joe Llenos! New HMC provider Dr. Joe Llenos will be available for community introductions. A video of all HMC provider will be displayed. Individual Health Fair lab results consultations
Homer Senior Citizens, Inc. Services available to seniors in the Homer area. We have a three part poster presentation representing just a few of the many senior programs like Meals on Wheels, Senior Activities, Support Groups- and more!
Homer Volunteer Fire Department CPR and other health and safety information CPR demonstrations and other health and safety information
Hospice of Homer Services which are aimed at safe independence and quality of life. Information about free services we offer to the community (medical equipment, volunteer assistance for clients, grief support services, and educational opportunities) as well as information from our recent events featuring Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska (pamphlets, notebooks, etc.).
Independent Living Center Services, programs, loan items, tools and assistive technology to help people with disabilities live as independently as possible. Brochures, demonstrations, vision aides, magnifiers, digital magnifiers, hearing amplification devices.
Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic "The Role of Blood Pressure in Reproductive and Sexual Health". Promoting individual health by offering blood pressure checks and appropriate counseling based on blood pressure reading, along with encouraging folks to seek routine reproductive health screenings. How to take an accurate blood pressure and the blood pressure reading range, handouts about clinic services such as breast and cervical health checks, the Ladies First program, and our youth services. Blood pressure checks and appropriate counseling. Door prize!
Kachemak Bay Lions Eighty percent of all visual impairment can be prevented or cured. The first step to prevention is awareness. The second is early detection through vision screening. Around the world, Lions partner with medical professionals community leaders to screen young children, primary school students, and adults to identify those at risk of vision loss. Eye health theme display, fun glasses, success story of child saved through eye screening Eye screening.
Kachemak Bay Water Trail & Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park Water safety, bear safety, health benefits of paddling, hiking. Maps of the water trail and trails in the State Park, display of Personal Floatation Devices, radios, In-Reach GPS devices. Slideshow of volunteer work in the park.
K-Bay Wellness Center There is an emotional component to all disease. Learn ways to identify and address generational programming with the help of essential oils. Demonstrations with an ITOVI Scanner to identify essential oils best suited for you.
KBBI Emergency services provided by public radio Information about emergency services provided by KBBI and KBBI program schedules, Drawing for prize.
Kenai Peninsula Public Transportation Group Surveys are being presented to the community members in regards to Local and Borough wide transportation ideas and conversation. The hope is to get an idea about what the community needs are in response to public transportation needs. The Kenai Peninsula Public Transportation Group is hosting a survey to gather community input about the needs of public transportation on the Kenai Peninsula. We have physical copies of the survey as well as tablets available for individuals to complete the survey.
Lifewave Activate your stem cells. Folders, paperwork, business cards, flyers.
MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula Every voice matters and capturing many community voices will give us the data and focus for future community health improvement initiatives. Community Health Needs Assessment surveys, both via paper and digital tablets.
Homer Medical Center/SPH Medication for Addiction Treatment Program Addiction is a chronic disease like diabetes or heart disease. MAT medications can treat opioid use disorders and alcohol use disorders in the same way medications are used for other chronic diseases. These specific medications, along with counseling and other supports, reinforce the recovery process. Information about the MAT program at HMC and the benefits of this approach to treatment for substance and alcohol use disorders. Guidance and tools to increase safety, and information on community resources. Brief naloxone (Narcan) overdose prevention trainings.
Ninilchik Traditional Council Medication for Addiction Treatment Program Highlighting different assistive technologies that aid in recovery from substance misuse. Handouts/brochures offering information on different assistive technologies, business cards.
Ninilchik Traditional Council Recovery Outreach Addiction medicine and local treatment services Pamphlets and handouts regarding addiction medicine
Ninilchik Traditional Council Medically Supported Weight Loss Program Lesser-known information for people managing their weight and health and preventing weight gain. Informative poster, handouts, brochure.
Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center Cancer care on the Kenai Peninsula. Information about cancer prevention, patient lodging and radiation oncology.
Serene Waters Mental Health Clinic Promoting Mental Health Services & meet our providers Provider information and services offered. Video of all mental health staff bios.
South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services Destigmatizing Mental Health Issues Display and resources connected to our services
South Peninsula Family Care Preventive Health. What happens in a Wellness Visit? Info on Wellness Visits, types of testing, referrals, etc. that generally happen at a Wellness visit.
South Peninsula Haven House Teen Dating Violence can affect any of our young people. Knowing and being aware of the signs of an unhealthy relationship and what the qualities of a healthy relationship look like can greatly impact the health of teens. This is good information for youth and adults alike. Join South Peninsula Haven House for an interactive activity, "In Their Shoes," to explore the dynamics of teen dating violence and how we can all be active bystanders with Green Dot!
South Peninsula Hospital Maximize what SPH has to offer to improve your health! Learn about South Peninsula Hospital services; meet members of the leadership team; get hands on practice and instruction on using your patient portal.
South Peninsula Hospital Emergency Dept. Stop the Bleed, Three steps to help save a life Time matters and having the knowledge to stop severe bleeding is empowering for self-care in town or in the backcountry. Instructional booklets and wound management simulator.
South Peninsula Hospital General Surgery Clinic and Nolan the Colon Colon screening education and information. “Nolan the Colon” is an interactive walk-through inflatable replica of a human colon that illustrates the development of colorectal cancer. Viewers of this interactive exhibit gain a better understanding of how colorectal cancer is identified, how it advances, and how to lower their risk for the disease. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second-leading cause of deaths from cancer in the United States. Screening decreases CRC deaths through early cancer detection and through removal of precancerous lesions. This model will raise awareness of colon health and normalize the conversation.
South Peninsula Hospital Home Health Physical therapy education on what to expect following a typical joint replacement surgery, how to set up a safe home prior to your surgery and rehab needs post operatively. Basic fall prevention education. Education will be provided on common equipment used and safety instructions. Fall prevention handouts will be provided. Nurses and therapists will be available to answer questions.
South Peninsula Hospital Quality Management Dept. Navigating the Healthcare System with Ease Interactive Q&A game about healthcare system. Topics including: patient advocates, No Surprises Act, HIPAA, etc.
South Peninsula Hospital Rehabilitation Department Promote staying fit to ensure the ability to live/work injury free. PT/OT/SLP services to offer screening and information to the public on staying strong and healthy to remain independent and reduce risk of injury to optimize life. Testing grip strength, balance & mobility, speech, swallowing and memory.
South Peninsula Hospital Community Health and Wellness Developing an attitude of gratitude! Education surrounding the research of happiness & gratitude and the effect on our mental health. Will include tangible tips and tricks for developing evidence based routines.
Southern Region EMS Council Live a healthy lifestyle; through diet, exercise and community involvement. Main focus will be on promoting lifesaving CPR skills.
SPARC Our mission is "Promoting a Healthy Community Through Play" and we have a number of classes/activities available year-round for people of all ages, to adhere to an active lifestyle. We also provide light, warm and ADA accessible space for community gatherings, and through our partnerships with other health providers in the community, we are a venue for community celebrations of and education about community wellness. Winter schedule plus past collaborative events such as Wellness Walks and Community Yoga (with SPH), Recovery Walks (with All Things Recovery), and SPROUT playgroup sessions, social gatherings (Motorcycle/Vendor Show) and performances that are intentionally substance free. Official SPARC rack card,
SPH Specialty Clinic Education about specialties available locally. Display various medical models (lungs, spine, sinuses, etc.). Quiz for kids and adults about body functions.
SPH Sunrise Medical Weight Loss Benefits of healthy eating. How to recognize eating disorders. Will display nutritional supplements (not for sale, only educational). Give away meal planning plates and water bottles.
Sprout Family Services Health and wellness of children 0-5 years and the importance of early intervention in supporting a child's development. We will be connecting families with young children to the developmental screening tool called the Ages and Stages Questionnaire. Families can use this tool to see where there child is at developmentally. Sprout staff will then be able to guide them in ways and resources that will help support their individual child's needs. We will also be able to provide vision and hearing screenings for children 0-5 and talk about car seat safety with caregivers. Vision and hearing.
SVT Health & Wellness Wellness through overall health Free flu shots.
The West Wing Clinic (Homer Medical Center) Women's and Newborn Health Services Information on services & providers, photos and bios for our Certified Nurse Midwives.
Water's Edge Pregnancy Care & Family Resource Center Promoting healthy moms, babies, and families. We offer classes that range from pregnancy health, infant hygiene, nutrition and more free services and supplies that we offer the community. Pictures of our ultrasound machine, examples of the ultrasound pictures clients receive, information on our services and the educational classes we offer parents. Display of items we provide to clients (diapers, wipes, formula, diaper bags, pre-natal vitamins, baby items, and our new client gift bags). Handouts of courses we provide, our services, contact info, and location.