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.
Did you know it takes upwards of $150,000 worth of training and supervision to credential a DHAT over the course of two years?
The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s administration, village clinics, and patients have benefited greatly from our dental clinic being fully staffed over the last three years. Looking into the fall and winter of 2012/2013, there will be a shortage of dental staff.
Monday, July 9, 12 Health Aides began session III of their Health Aide training.
Timothy Self, RN of the Surgery Department, has successfully completed his course and is now a Certified Gastroenterology Nurse effective May 31st, 2012.
Congratulations to the Bethel and Subregional Clinic Laboratories! The College of American Pathologists recently surveyed each of YKHC’s lab sites and each site passed with flying colors.
YKHC Outpatient Clinics, Pharmacy, and administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 2012 in observance of Independence Day.
Family Medicine, Dental, Optometry, Behavioral Health and Specialty Clinics will be closed. The Emergency Room will be open!
In a June 5 memo to all YKHC employees, YKHC President and CEO Gene Peltola announced Vanetta Van Cleave had accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer.
When you are involved with the walk, you are a part of promoting good mental health. Both good physical and good mental health are necessary for overall well-being of each individual. And, both can have, at times, life or death critical urgency.