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.
YKHC’s Executive Board of Directors recently passed a resolution opposing ballot measure No. 2, the initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Alaska.
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 »