YKHC’s Community Health Services Building will be undergoing carpet renewal in the main stairwell this week. Please use the elevators or the stairwells at the ends of the building to get to the upper floors. Please be careful around the work area. We apologize for any inconvenience. The work should be done by the end of the week.
The Fourth Annual Bethel Community Health Fair is happening Saturday at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The hospital at YKHC will be getting a new front entrance. Construction starts Monday, Oct. 29. Access will be up the front ramp. Watch for signs and directions.
YKHC is hosting a kid and family friendly Healthy Halloween celebration on Halloween, October 31, 2012 from 3:30-5:30 PM at the Community Health Services Building (“New Y-K”). Join us for fun activities, healthy treats, safety tips and more!
Look for a mammography and breast cancer information table in the lobby of the YK Hospital this month. You can schedule an appointment or ask questions about breast cancer and mammography by calling 907-543-6998. Walk-in appointments are also available.
YKHC’s Diabetes Prevention & Control Program is currently inviting all schools in the YK Delta to apply for our 2012 School Physical Activity Award funds. Click the link above to find out more.
Nunakauyak Traditional Council passed a Smokefree Tribal Workplace Resolution in the village of Toksook Bay on August 7, 2012.
Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Bethel Prematernal Home will take place Sept. 19 at the construction site on Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway.
As you may have heard, the Blood Bank of Alaska is returning to Bethel for a second blood drive. Donating blood does save lives, but before you sign up to donate, you may have some questions.
Has your health been affected by cigarette smoke? Would you be willing to tell others about it? The CDC is recruiting real people to appear in an ad campaign about the health effects of smoking.