YKHC’s Outpatient Clinic Service Chief and Subregional Clinic Unit Director grew up in the small town of Capron, Illinois, (population 300), one of three sisters.
YKHC welcomes baby boy Kenyon Austin Ivon the first baby born in 2013 at Bethel’s YK Delta Regional Hospital.
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).
Bobby Heckman, CHA III in Pilot Station, is always willing to help out in other villages when asked. This year, he has floated to other villages six times, providing excellent patient care.
We learned with sadness this week of the passing of Hawaii Senator Daniel Inouye. At age 88, Sen. Inouye was the longest-serving member of the U.S. Senate; his was a face and character that came to symbolize, for many, the state he represented.
On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012, the City of Bethel became the first community in Western Alaska to pass a local levy on tobacco products. The ordinance will raise the tariff on a pack of cigarettes by $2.21 and other tobacco products by 45 percent wholesale. The ordinance will take effect in 60 days to give… Read More »
YKHC’s Behavioral Health and Department of Prevention Services hosted a community-wide training this week at the Longhouse focusing on historical trauma, traditional healing and strategies to work in collaboration with over 80 participants representing numerous communities in the Y-K delta. The emphasis and focus of this training, was largely coordinated under the direction of YKHC’s… Read More »
Did you know that YKHC’s Information Technology department employs an Alaska Native Visionary? Meet Michael McIntyre, age 28, the recipient of a 2012 Alaska Native Visionary award.
YKHC congratulates Brenda Lamont, the March of Dimes Nurse Case Manager of the Year