Any Rattenbury, outdoor enthusiast and health advocate, knows that it is key to celebrate all that life has to offer. She encourages you to get out into the fresh air and embrace each new day! ... See MoreSee Less
Alaska Health and Social ServicesSyphilis rates in Alaska have more than doubled in a year, while Alaska's overall STD rates remain among the highest in the nation
Alaska's syphilis outbreak is growing, with cases that more than doubled in 2019 to 2018. Overall, combined rates of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia are at all-time highs, both in Alaska and the nation. Nationally, syphilis rates have increased almost every year since 2001. Sexually transmitted disease (STDs) can have severe health consequences.
“This is a reminder that as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic, there are other outbreaks that need our attention,” said Dr. Joe McLaughlin, Alaska’s State Epidemiologist.
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With all the extra sunlight we get in the summer here in Alaska you’d think we’ve got more than enough Vitamin D stored up for now and for the days to come. Truth be told, Alaskans benefit from supplementing their Vitamin D resources daily.
SVT Health & Wellness offers high-quality/well-researched supplements for sale; you do not need to be a patient in order to make a purchase! Call ahead to 907-226-2228 and let the Patient Services Representative know you’re interested in learning about the Vitamin D we offer for sale. ... See MoreSee Less