Ten years ago, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation began operating the Bethel Prematernal Home, previously a stand-alone agency with a 40-year-old dilapidated building where expectant mothers around the Delta came for their last month of pregnancy.
On Saturday, October 4, 2014, the Office of Environmental Health and Engineering will be hosting the annual rabies vaccination clinic in the Community Health Services Building parking lot, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
September is the National Head Lice Prevention Month, and raising awareness for head lice prevention is even more essential now as the schools are starting up again.
Meet Dr. Kathleen Pelkan, originally from Napa, California, and described by colleagues as an incredible asset to the YKHC medical team.
To increase patient safety and improve patient care, a Falls Team work group has looked at ways to decrease injury caused by falls.
Alaska Medicaid pays for authorized transportation and lodging services when a Medicaid recipient has to travel to visit a clinic or go to the hospital. According to Alaska state law, the healthcare services must be medically necessary in order to be covered by Medicaid, and the visit must be documented to prove the patient did… Read More »
Close to 100 Kwethluk residents and visitors turned out for the opening of the new Kwethluk Sskatepark last month.
A group of 20 individuals visited the YKHC campus and Yuut Elitnaurviat as part of an on-going collaboration with the Kellogg Foundation to learn more about the region’s efforts in fighting tooth decay and to learn more about the Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT) training program.
Bethel Community Blood Drive will be held at the Yukon Kuskokwim Elder’s Home in the Gathering Room September 25–27, dates that include a Saturday.
YKHC Executive Board members joined senior leadership August 20 to do a “beam signing” and dedication of the new Regional Alcohol Treatment Center, now under construction in Bethel.