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.
Congratulations to Bethel’s Beverly Hoffman, recipient of the Healthy Alaska Native Foundation’s 6th Annual Raven’s Ball Luminary Awards for Community Spirit. Beverly was honored at a reception with a legislative citation and recognition held Saturday, March 23rd in Anchorage for her dedication in improving the community of Bethel and inspiring the people of the Y-K… Read More »
It’s the first day of spring. Here are some tips to celebrate it Y-K Delta & Bethel Style! Make time for ice fishing- Find a friend who can take you ice fishing. Let the breeze blow your worries away, allow for the elements to calm you and refresh you. Meditation automatically results while you are… Read More »
The YKHC Dental Prevention Services Department will be at Camai Festival this weekend on Saturday March 23, 2013 from 12 Noon to 3 p.m. hosting the 24th Annual Smile Alaska Style photo contest.
Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose (sugar) levels are above normal. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. The YK Delta is seeing an increase of Type 2 diabetes.