We are currently scheduling school entry health exams, required for new to Kenai Peninsula Borough School District students. School entry health exams are basic physical examinations with your child’s primary care provider – you can view the form (available at your appointment) here.
Call Homer Medical Center at (907) 235-8586 for more information about school entry health exams, and to schedule an appointment with one of our providers for your new-to-district student!
Ask about COVID-19 vaccination at your next Homer Medical Center appointment.
You can choose to add a COVID-19 vaccination to your visit, or just learn more about COVID-19 vaccines!
Here are a few handouts to consider:
PRODUCT EUA (Emergency Use Authorization) FACT SHEETS:
Other opportunities for vaccination:
By appointment at the COVID Vaccine and Test Site on Bartlett street, daily.
Vaccination drop-ins are also welcome from 9:00am – 5:00pm. No appointment is needed for COVID-19 testing, available daily from 9AM-6PM.
Who is eligible? Anyone 12 years or older who is in Alaska is eligible (even visitors!).
The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine is authorized only for individuals 12 years of age and older, Janssen & Moderna for ages 18 and older.
Information & fact sheets for COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized by the FDA for emergency use:
- Viral Vector vaccines
Still need your second dose for the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine?
- 2nd doses are usually by appointment only, at the same location or from the same provider as your first dose.
- If you got your first dose at a mass vaccination event, or at the SPH COVID Vaccine & Test Site, your second dose appointment would have been scheduled with you during your first dose.
- If you have questions about your second dose appointment, or need to cancel, call 235-0235.
- Check back here and at sphosp.org for regular updates.
Homer Medical Center is open and taking appointments for all regular services, including immunization and other preventive care. To keep our patients and staff safe and to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community, we are currently limiting entrance to the clinic to: those with appointments or who have called ahead to follow the instructions for Tuesday & Thursday evening walk-in clinics. No visitors or non-essential persons may enter. Please do not enter if you have any of the symptoms of COVID-19. Call us for help determining if you need to be tested for COVID-19.
Currently, we are screening for travel and/or symptoms during scheduling of the appointment. When you arrive, proceed directly to the registration desk inside of the clinic entrance. Everyone is required to wear a mask/cloth face covering when in the clinic. We are also limiting waiting area seating to allow for proper cleaning in between appointments, as well as offering all patients to wash hands upon entry of the exam rooms.
Call us at (907) 235-8586 for more information. We are all in this together – stay COVID-smart and COVID-safe!
For COVID-19 testing information, visit sphosp.org. The testing site (SPH COVID-19 Vaccine & Test Site) is currently open from 9AM-6PM daily, in the lower level of the SPH Specialty Clinic on Bartlett Street. No appointment is needed for testing, and COVID-19 vaccination is available by appointment or on a walk-in basis from noon-5pm Monday-Friday.
Even if you are vaccinated, it is still suggested to practice physical distancing in public, wash hands frequently, clean & disinfect regularly used surfaces, wear cloth face coverings while in public, stay home when sick, and get tested if you have been exposed or have symptoms.
Resources for the General Public
Preventive health care can help you stay healthier throughout your life. For many people, certain preventive health care is now free, with no copays or deductibles. Learn about the preventive care that you and your loved ones need and ask your healthcare provider what health care you need to stay healthy.
Homer Medical Center provides work related exams for FAA flight physicals, Coast Guard physicals, Kenai Peninsula Borough workers and others.
Homer Medical Center’s certified Medical examiners are listed with the National Registry and are able to perform CDL physicals as required by the Department of Transportation.
Our mission is to provide personalized, respectful and evidence-based effective care to all our patients.
Homer Medical Center’s physicians and nurse practitioners have the education, training and experience in treating a wide range of medical conditions. We treat people throughout their lifespan. Services include pediatric, men’s and women’s health care, Medicare Annual Wellness Visits, illness and acute care, Chronic Disease Management, behavioral medicine, diagnostics and more.