Central Peninsula Hospital

 

Work continues apace on an expansion project at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna updating the obstetrics wing and adding a catheterization lab. Planning began on the project more than two years ago.

 

 


The Central Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary has served the community since 1967, four years before the hospital even existed. On this week's Kenai Conversation host Jay Barrett welcomes Sue Sanders, Susie Smalley and Barb Dilley to the studio to discuss the wide variety of tasks the volunteers perform.

 

A robot could soon be joining the surgery team at Central Peninsula Hospital. On ordinance was introduced at last week’s borough assembly meeting to pay for the $2.25 million piece of equipment called the da Vinci Xi.

Central Peninsula Hospital

  A week from today Central Peninsula Hospital is having a somewhat unique event: Drive Thru Flu Vaccinations.

From 3 to 5:30 on Oct. 3, adults can get this year's influenza shot without even leaving their car. And on top of that, it's free on a first come, first served basis as long as supplies last.

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Next month, borough voters will be asked to settle three ballot questions. One asks for approval for a new school in Kachemak-Selo, that will cost about $5 million. The state will fund the remaining two-thirds of the project if voters give the ok. The other two deal with the boundaries between the Central and Southern Peninsula Hospital Service Areas.

 

 


 

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will meet in special session in Homer Wednesday. The assembly will hold another public hearing on an ordinance to move the boundary between Central and South Peninsula Hospitals.

Central Peninsula Hospital is making big changes to its campus and offering more services than ever.

New detox center expects to fill up quickly

Sep 7, 2017

Detox beds are not a dime a dozen in Alaska. With just 30 beds statewide dedicated to those looking to get clean from opioids and other drug addictions, emergency rooms are taking the brunt of a growing opioid crisis, but the Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna is responding to the problem with a new six-bed detox facility.