National Influenza Vaccination Week is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination. State officials are taking this opportunity to remind residents to get vaccinated against the flu to reduce the risk of contracting influenza.
YKHC and the Calricaraq/Yuuluaqauciq is hosting its 3rd annual Traditional Healing Conference starting Monday, December 1 at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center. The theme is Calricaraq Iinruuguq “Calricaraq is Medicine.”
Former Chairman of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) Ray Alstrom of Marshall passed away this morning, November 24, 2014. Ray served on the YKHC Board of directors since 2000. Nominated by the tribal members of his community, he was elected by his fellow board colleagues to serve as Chairman of the board and served in… Read More »
The statewide collaborative initiative Healthy Alaskans 2020 released a list of evidence-based strategies to reach the 25 statewide health improvement goals for the decade.
Six-year-old Isabella January, recently diagnosed and treated for cancer, personally thanked donors at the Bethel Blood Drive in September.
Meet Dr. Sarah Angstman, born in Bethel, Alaska, daughter of Myron and Sue Angstman, sister of Dolly Angstman and Andrew Angstman, and auntie of Mary Simeon and Sunset Woods.
Congratulations to the village of Chevak as they await the grand opening of their recently constructed $3.1 million health clinic.
A devastating fire leveled Bethel’s half-finished alcohol treatment center Monday night, October 27. There were no injuries and the building is insured. An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.
Although at this time it is very remote that EVD will appear in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, YKHC has nevertheless developed our response plan in conjunction with federal and state protocols
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.