My YKHealth

One hospitalization and forty-five new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta July 2-5

On July 2, YKHC reports thirty-one cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta.

New COVID-19 Cases
The 31 residents are in:
Akiachak (2)
Bethel (8)       
Kipnuk (1)       
Kotlik (6)        
Marshall (10)
Mountain Village (1)  
Napakiak (2)
Quinhagak (1)

On July 3, YKHC reports two new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta.

New COVID-19 Cases
The 2 residents are in:
Bethel (1)
Emmonak (1)

On July 4, YKHC reports one in-region hospitalization and five new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta.

One in-region hospitalization
YKHC reports that one COVID-19 positive individual was admitted into the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Regional Hospital. This is the 160th individual hospitalized in-region due to COVID-19.

New COVID-19 Cases
The 5 residents are in:
Atmautluak (1)
Bethel (3)
YKHC service area village (1)

On July 5, YKHC reports seven new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta

New COVID-19 Cases
The 7 residents are in:
Bethel (6)
Kongiganak (1)

COVID-19 Updates and Community Information

Vaccinations: YKHC strongly encourages everyone 6 months and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and everyone ages 5 and older to stay up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. To learn more, visit

To schedule a vaccine or booster: In Bethel, please call (907)543-6949. In villages, please call (907) 543-6420.

COVID-19 testing: 

  • If you tested positive for COVID-19 on an at-home test, please call YKHC Contact Tracing team at 907-543-6420, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, to report your positive result.
  • For COVID-19 testing in villages, call your clinic. In Bethel,testing is available without an appointment on the first floor of the hospital. Binax tests are offered 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. PCR tests are available in the same location by request only during the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Please enter through the main entrance of the hospital. 

Community safety: YKHC offers COVID-19 guidance for communities and individuals, which can be found on our website:

Learn more: For more information about COVID-19 in the YK Delta, visit

Case statements are published the next business day after cases are identified (e.g. Monday cases are published Tuesday. Friday and weekend cases are published Monday. Cases identified over a holiday are reported the next business day.) Whenever possible, YKHC will notify patients and call the affected communities the day cases are identified