On September 16, YKHC reports fifty-seven new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 57 are residents in:Atmauluak (1)Bethel (9)Emmonak (1)Hooper Bay
Call Before Seeking Care
If you or someone in your household has respiratory symptoms, before seeking care call your local village clinic or in Bethel call the COVID-19 hotline at 543-6949. The COVID-19 hotline is staffed Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, commonly referred to as YKHC, is a Tribal Organization that administers a comprehensive healthcare delivery system for 58 rural communities in southwest Alaska.
Each of the communities in our service area is home to a federally-recognized Tribe, whose governing council has authorized YKHC to provide health services on behalf of the federal Indian Health Service (IHS).
YKHC’s healthcare delivery system includes community clinics, sub-regional clinics in five of the area’s larger communities, a regional hospital, dental and optometry services, behavioral health services, substance abuse counseling and treatment, health promotion and disease prevention programs, and environmental health services.
Gold Seal Certified
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval.
On September 15, YKHC reports one medevac and fifty-five new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. One MedevacOne COVID-19 positive individual was medevac’d out-of-region
On September 14, YKHC reports two in-region hospitalizations and fifty-five new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. Two in-region hospitalizations Two COVID-19 positive individuals