The US Geologic Survey (USGS) Alaska Science Center and the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Office of Environmental Health and Engineering (YKHC-OEHE) are collaborating to screen for avian influenza in migratory birds arriving on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
YKHC’s Office of Environmental Health & Engineering (OEHE) staff recently launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to build and pilot-test a greywater recycling system.
As you will recall, our financial turnaround began in May of 2014. Since then we have posted a positive corporate gain each and every month for 12 months in a row!
On Tuesday morning, April 28, 2015, the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) experienced a fire in their oldest and largest generator (#6) sometime after 11:00 a.m. The Emmonak Volunteer Fire Department responded, including their recently trained and newest firefighters.
YKHC board members toured the new Centering Pregnancy building April 22 at a small ribbon cutting ceremony and open house.
A special evening presentation on March 31 with renowned Native architect Johnpaul Jones set the tone for YKHC’s twenty-second annual Tribal Unity Gathering, emphasizing the continued importance of culture, language and traditions in designing health care programs and services.
YKHC’s annual Tribal Gathering begins Tuesday, March 31. The community is invited to join renowned architect Johnpaul Jones for a talk on “Elements of Cultural Planning” at the Bethel Cultural Center.
The theme of this year’s Tribal Gathering is Our Health, Our Family, Our Community—Wanguta Assilraigun Naulunritlerkarput in Yup’ik.
A goal was set when the Sobering Center opened in 2011 to reduce the number of intoxicated individuals to the ER to less than four percent. The goal was achieved for the first time in November, 2014, and continues to be met.
YKHC’s Diabetes Prevention & Control Program is currently inviting all communities in the YK Delta to apply for our 2015 Community Activity and Garden Award funds. Application Deadline id April 1, 2015.