Every fall, YKHC’collaborates with the State of Alaska Public Health Nursing in attempting to get as many flu vaccines as possible and encourages everyone to get the vaccine.
The Employee Appreciation ROUND-UP was a fantastic event! It could not have happened without tremendous collaboration across numerous YKHC departments.
The 2013 Annual Rasmuson Education Tour visited Bethel and Napaskiak in August. Every year the Rasmuson Foundation hosts the grant makers tour as a way to explore the rich cultural history and unique challenges rural Alaska faces
Kotlik, Newtok, and Mt. Village each held three-day community gatherings this Spring. YKHC’s Preventative Services Calricaraq-Yuuluaqauciq program was invited to participate.
Staff recruitment, training, and program planning is underway as the construction of Bethel’s new long term care facility enters the final stage. The ribbon cutting ceremony and open house is planned for September 27.
Over the last year, the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team have been actively monitoring the Federal government’s budget sequester and how it will impact our services and workforce.
Thanks to more than $600,000 grant made available through HUD/Indian Community Development Block grant and additional funds from the Denali Commission, Chevak will be able to provide health care services at a new clinic.
Intrigued by the way health care is provided in the YK Delta, Dr Mondesir accepted a job as a pediatrician at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Regional Hospital in 2008.
In September, YKHC and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) will graduate their first predoctoral intern, Xiomara Owens M.S.
YKHC has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation to study the possible correlation between vitamin D deficiency and mental illness, including depression and suicide.