Parents: Protect Yourself and Children from Whooping Cough

Published on January 30, 2013

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a contagious disease that causes long periods of coughing. While this disease affects everyone, it is a severe health risk for babies and and can cause them to stop breathing.

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Pilot Station couple welcomes baby under new RAVEN system

Published on January 29, 2013

Larry Fancyboy II joined the world at 3:30 a.m., less than four hours after YKHC launched its electronic health record system, RAVEN, at the stroke of midnight on January 28, 2013.

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Mental Health First Aid in Fairbanks February 12 & 13

Published on December 31, 2012

Similar to ‘First Aid’ and CPR, ‘Mental Health First Aid’ teaches you how to help those experiencing mental health problems until professional is available. The training is sponsored by Trust Training Cooperative (TTC).

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Bethel City Council Passes Local Tobacco Tax

Published on December 13, 2012

On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012, the City of Bethel became the first community in Western…

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December 4-6, 2012 Longhouse Inn

Traditional Healing Conference – YKHC Prevention Services

Published on December 7, 2012

YKHC’s Behavioral Health and Department of Prevention Services hosted a community-wide training this week at…

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Alaska Native Visionary – Mike McIntyre

Published on December 5, 2012

Did you know that YKHC’s Information Technology department employs an Alaska Native Visionary? Meet Michael McIntyre, age 28, the recipient of a 2012 Alaska Native Visionary award.

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Blood Drive

Why Donate Blood?

Published on September 6, 2012

As you may have heard, the Blood Bank of Alaska is returning to Bethel for a second blood drive. Donating blood does save lives, but before you sign up to donate, you may have some questions.

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New DHAT Students

Published on August 14, 2012

Did you know it takes upwards of $150,000 worth of training and supervision to credential a DHAT over the course of two years?

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Dental Staffing Announcement

Published on July 25, 2012

The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s administration, village clinics, and patients have benefited greatly from our dental clinic being fully staffed over the last three years. Looking into the fall and winter of 2012/2013, there will be a shortage of dental staff.

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YKHC Lab Inspection a Success

Published on June 21, 2012

Congratulations to the Bethel and Subregional Clinic Laboratories! The College of American Pathologists recently surveyed each of YKHC’s lab sites and each site passed with flying colors.

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