The staff at the Kwethluk Health Clinic has taken a pro-active stand in the fight against pertussis. Each person in the clinic helped to identify all the pregnant women in their community and screen them and their family members to ensure their vaccines that protect against pertussis are up-to-date.
Brand new Health Aide Adeline Wiseman of Chefornak describes her training session and how Community Health Aide Training instructors prepared her to take care of patients at her village clinic.
The Emmonak Subregional Clinic did it again on April 20 as 17 team members from Bethel enthusiastically joined volunteers and staff for a one-day health fair, held at the clinic and Emmonak High School.
The staff at the Bethel hospital are “celebrating the culture” by wearing traditional (and maybe not so traditional) Quspaks on Tuesdays.
Blood Bank of Alaska (BBA) CEO Robert Scanlon visited YKHC April 25, meeting with YKHC CEO Gene Peltola and taking a side trip to the Toksook Bay Subregional Clinic.
Lena Stewart, CHA II, is one of two Community Health Aides in Upper Kalskag and has proven to be a dedicated health care provider in her community.
YKHC’s 20th Tribal Unity Gathering ended Thursday, April 4 with representatives from throughout the YK Delta casting votes for their top health care priorities for the coming year.
7 Days of Recognition, 365 Days Committed to Safe Care. Patient Safety Awareness Week is a national education and awareness campaign led by National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), for improving patient safety at the local level.
YKHC’s Diabetes Prevention & Control Program is inviting all city and tribal government and other non-profit agencies in the YK Delta to apply for our 2013 Community Activity and Garden Award funds.
Theresa Twitchell, CHA II in Kasigluk, became a Community Health Aide in November, 2011. Since I’ve hired and known her, her skills as a CHA show that she works and cares for her patients. She is also friendly, understanding, and asks questions when in doubt. She has children and is busy at home as well…. Read More »