Senator’s Land Conveyance Would Provide New Era of Better Health in Bethel

Published on June 25, 2015

Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s effort to pass 23 acres of IHS land to YKHC in Bethel paid off with the unanimous passage of S.230 in the U.S. Senate.

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Dump the Bucket Campaign Ends

Published on June 23, 2015

The one-month “Dump the Bucket” Indiegogo campaign undertaken by YKHC’s Office of Environmental Health and Engineering has ended. Although we did not reach our goal, we received tremendous support for the project and raised $8,235.

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Architects and Consultants convene for Dr. Paul John Calricaraq Project

Published on June 16, 2015

More than 15 architects and design consultants were on the YKHC campus the week of June 8 as part of the launch of design phasing for the Dr. Paul John Calricaraq Project, formerly known as the Joint Venture Construction Project.

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Measles case confirmed in Fairbanks

Published on June 10, 2015

On June 9, Alaska’s first measles case in more than a decade was confirmed in Fairbanks. State health officials recommend confirming, updating vaccinations for children and adults.

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PATC Fire Reward Increased

Published on June 2, 2015

$20,000 Reward Offered for information leading to arrest/conviction regarding PATC Fire. YKHC is still seeking information the public may have about the fire that destroyed the Phillips Ayagnirvik Treatment Center (PATC) that was under construction behind the Bethel Post office.

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Provider Profile: Vicki Lear, PA

Published on May 19, 2015

Meet Vicki Lear, our PA in St. Mary’s.

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Bird flu surveillance returns

Published on May 18, 2015

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.

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Dump the Bucket Campaign

Published on May 18, 2015

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.

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CEO Financial Viability Report

Published on May 12, 2015

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!

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Emmonak Power Restored

Published on April 30, 2015

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.

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