The collaborative planning effort that began in 2013 between the Chevak Traditional Council, the Denali Commission and Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) has resulted in a new health clinic that opens today during a special ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Similar to ‘First Aid’ and CPR, ‘Mental Health First Aid’ teaches you how to help those experiencing mental health problems until professional is available. The training is sponsored by Trust Training Cooperative (TTC).
June 27, 2012 is National HIV Testing Day and The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) Early Intervention Services is giving away 25,000 Alaska Airlines miles to promote testing and awareness to reduce stigma around HIV.
When you are involved with the walk, you are a part of promoting good mental health. Both good physical and good mental health are necessary for overall well-being of each individual. And, both can have, at times, life or death critical urgency.
Influenza Vaccine is now available at the hospital in Bethel or in your village’s health clinic. Don’t forget it is especially important that our elders and those with fragile immune systems receive a flu shot.
Bethel’s first community-organized blood drive in nearly 10 years collected more than 120 units of blood in 2 days. The event required extensive planning and numerous volunteers.