Community Programs

The Community Wellness Outreach Program supports healthy lifestyle and education opportunities in Juneau and southeast Alaska. In addition to community health education, the program sponsors at least three health fairs annually in outlying communities and collaborates with the non-profit Alaska Health Fair Inc to support Juneau’s Health Fair opportunities.


2013 Nugget Mall Glucose/Cholesterol/Blood Pressure Screenings

On the local front, Bartlett Hospital offers non-fasting glucose/cholesterol screenings and blood pressure checks by registered nurses and registered dieticians at the Nugget Mall in Juneau five times a year. These services are free to the public and provide the community ongoing access to screenings.

2013 Screening dates:

  • May 4
  • July 27
  • September 21
  • November 30

Screenings run from 10:00 am until 1:30 pm.

Safe Sitter® Babysitting Classes

The Safe Sitter® class is a medically based course designed to teach safe and nurturing babysitting skills to young adolescents. Instruction includes how to deal with first aid problems, medical emergencies and how to rescue a choking child. Safe Sitter® also teaches organizational skills, safety habits and the importance of knowing when to call for help.

You must call 796.8422 to register for this class.

2013 class dates:

  • Wednesday, March 20
  • Saturday, April 27
  • Tuesday, May 27
  • Monday, June 24

Click here for more information and registration forms you can print.

More information is available by calling the Staff Development Registration Line at 907-796-8422 or by email.

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