President/CEO Gene Peltola announced his retirement to the YKHC Board of Directors last month, indicating his final day will be April 30, 2014.
In an effort to encourage more Alaskans to get immunized against the flu, the Alaska Division of Public Health will continue waiving the standard $28 administrative fee for the flu vaccine for an additional three months. — DHHS Press Release
Community partners including YKHC, Public Health Nursing, University of Alaska Anchorage Nursing Program, the Lower Kuskokwim School District, and other community members gathered to plan and activate an Incident Command Structure (ICS)-based Mass Dispensing Exercise December 7.
Bethel’s YK Delta Regional Hospital is 6th in the Nation in improving patient readmission rates according to recent CMS Quality Improvement report.
Starting in 2014, individuals must have health coverage or pay a tax penalty. In some cases, individuals, including American Indians and Alaska Natives who are eligible to receive services from an Indian Health Care Provider, may be able to receive an exemption from this fee.
Alaska Congressional Delegation Land Transfer Passes Congress, Benefitting Native Health Efforts. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to Get More Land for Improved Care
YKHC’s Behavioral Health Preventative Services Department invites you to attend the Second annual Calricaraq/Yuuluaqauciq Conference to be held January 13-15, 2014 at Yuut Elitnaurviat in Bethel, Alaska.
The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation (HANF), the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s (ANTHC) charitable arm, will host the seventh annual Raven’s Ball on March 22 at the Hotel Captain Cook. The Raven’s Ball is one of Alaska’s premier black tie parties and dynamic fundraising events. This year’s ball will continue a tradition of success that… Read More »
YKHC Outpatient Clinics and administrative offices will be closed—
Family Medicine, Dental, Optometry, Behavioral Health, Specialty Clinics Pharmacy & Lab. The Emergency Room will be open.
Dr. Susan Sergie is a Yup’ik from Alakanuk, raised in the traditions of subsistence and now working as a Dentist for YKHC. Here is her story.