National Influenza Vaccination Week is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination. State officials are taking this opportunity to remind residents to get vaccinated against the flu to reduce the risk of contracting influenza.
The statewide collaborative initiative Healthy Alaskans 2020 released a list of evidence-based strategies to reach the 25 statewide health improvement goals for the decade.
Six-year-old Isabella January, recently diagnosed and treated for cancer, personally thanked donors at the Bethel Blood Drive in September.
Meet Dr. Sarah Angstman, born in Bethel, Alaska, daughter of Myron and Sue Angstman, sister of Dolly Angstman and Andrew Angstman, and auntie of Mary Simeon and Sunset Woods.
Congratulations to the village of Chevak as they await the grand opening of their recently constructed $3.1 million health clinic.
A devastating fire leveled Bethel’s half-finished alcohol treatment center Monday night, October 27. There were no injuries and the building is insured. An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.
Although at this time it is very remote that EVD will appear in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, YKHC has nevertheless developed our response plan in conjunction with federal and state protocols
World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.
Many people were in Bethel this week as part of the 50th Anniversary of the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) annual convention, including politicians, State of Alaska officials, and representatives from the region’s Tribal councils.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Senior Leadership team and President/CEO Dan Winkelman today expressed its sympathy to family and friends of two individuals from the Village of Shageluk who died as a result of a tragic event which unfolded in the village in the later evening hours of Tuesday, October 7.