Health, Home and Family Development offers information on food safety, food preservation, nutrition, as well as many other topics.
Enjoy the Alaska hooligan fishing season
The hooligan season is drawing to a close but there is still time to get outdoors and enjoy dipnetting for these tasty treats.
Food, Nutrition and Health
Publications on research-based food preservation information are available through our online catalog.
Pressure Canner Gauge Testing
This is a free service provided to test pressure canner gauges for accuracy. Drop the gauge off at our office between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Testing is generally completed within ten minutes.
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
Nutrition assistants provide in-home and group nutrition education classes for low-income families. Target audience is families with young children. Call 786-6300 for more information or e-mail email@example.com.
Family and Community Education
These clubs offer educational programs to their membership on family living skills. The Hotline newsletter is sent to club members. Contact 786-6300 for further information.
The name StrongWomen should not frighten anyone away from this class -- the class is appropriate for anyone who wish to increase muscle mass and bone density with easy, slow paced exercise.
The class uses free weights and ankle weights, for each of 8-10 exercises each session. Participants will quickly see increases in strength and enjoy the support of others in this non-competitive fitness class. If you would like to be contacted, please see the interest list.
Call 786-6313 for more information.
Living Well Alaska
Learn how to feel better. A six-week workshop for people with chronic health conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and/or chronic pain. Chronic conditions can make living a healthy life challenging.
At a Living Well Alaska workshop, you learn to meet these challenges by:
· Managing symptoms
· Setting goals & solving problems
· Dealing with depression & emotions
· Using relaxation techniques
· Working with your health care team
· Eating well and being active
To pre-register for the next available class
Preserving Alaska's food
Preserving Alaska's Bounty provides web-based information on preserving food in Alaska. Topics include canning basics, canning products and methods, and meat products and methods.