Jolene John, of Toksook Bay, is YKHC’s new Village Operations Deputy Administrator. She was formerly Operations Manager for the Toksook Bay Subregional Clinic.
Allan Paukan was awarded the Alaska Operator’s Meritorious Service Award by the Alaska Water Wastewater Management Association May 10.
Kotlik will soon be adding fluoride to the community’s drinking water.
Tribal Council delegates to YKHC’s 19th Tribal Unity Gathering are asking their health corporation leadership to focus on the high cost of patient travel and the high rate of teen suicide as top concerns in the coming year.
Like older adults, adolescents and young adults enjoy socializing and need a variety of avenues to interact with peers, make new friends, and pursue romantic relationships. By promoting social, options that do not include alcohol, students are given the opportunity to socialize in an alcohol-free environment.
The Optometry Clinic saw the successful conclusion of a five-year mentorship program that resulted in the acceptance of Thomas Kalistook, a locally born and raised Alaska Native, into Optometry school.
Meet Dr. Thomas Valley, the hospital’s new addition and Internal Medicine Doctor who will be working in Specialty Clinic.
The YKHC endoscopy team completed another Subregional Clinic (SRC) road trip, this time to Hooper Bay. Operating Room Manager Glen Jorgensen, RN, said, “It was our most productive endoscopy clinic to date. We saw 32 patients in four days.”
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.
Congratulations to Amanda Wise, Health Aide of the Month (February) from the village of Lower Kalskag. Field Supervision coordinator and Health Aide program administrator, Andrea Thomas stated “Amanda shows a lot of dedication to her patients. She stays in the clinic with patients and makes sure they get the care they need.