Join Dr. Katie Ostrom for the next “Walk with a DOC” where she will briefly discuss new concepts in treating menopausal symptoms, then spend the rest of the hour walking and talking with those who attend. There will be free blood pressure screenings, prizes, and refreshments! The event takes place at SPARC – South Peninsula Athletic & Recreation Center, 600 Sterling Hwy (next to Homer Middle School). Please bring clean indoor walking shoes.
Open Enrollment Deadline Dec. 15
Enrollment is now open for the health insurance marketplace, including Medicaid enrollment. The deadline is December 15, 2017. Confidential local experts are available to help update and review plans. Call for a free appointment with any of these local providers: South Peninsula Hospital: 235-0235; Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic: 235-3436; SVT Health & Wellness: 226-2228
After nearly a decade at the helm of South Peninsula Hospital, CEO Robert Letson will retire in December. The community is invited to his retirement celebration of service on Thursday, November 30, 2017, from 5-7pm at AJs Steakhouse in Homer.
As CEO, Letson is credited with numerous organization achievements, including improved financial performance, the addition and expansion of outpatient clinics and services, the inclusion of primary care, and the successful recruitment and retention of 26 new physicians.