YKHC Diabetes Program announces community gardens and fitness funds.
Across-the-board funding cuts have hit all federal programs and services, including the Indian Health Service—and YKHC.
YKHC’s hospital roof replacement project has been nominated for a Dept. of Health & Human Services “Green Champion” award.
The YKHC Behavioral Health Department was just awarded a grant from the Alaska Mental Health Trust to renovate a large single office into a shared office space for three individuals working within the intake department.
The staff at the Kwethluk Health Clinic has taken a pro-active stand in the fight against pertussis. Each person in the clinic helped to identify all the pregnant women in their community and screen them and their family members to ensure their vaccines that protect against pertussis are up-to-date.
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.