On June 25, YKHC reports forty-three new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta.
New COVID-19 Cases
The 43 residents are in:
Hooper Bay (1)
Mountain Village (1)
St. Mary’s (2)
Toksook Bay (3)
YKHC service area village (1)
On June 26, YKHC reports and five new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta
New COVID-19 cases
The 5 residents are in:
On June 27, YKHC reports one in-region hospitalization and four 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 159th individual hospitalized in-region due to COVID-19.
New COVID-19 cases
The 4 residents are in:
Toksook Bay (2)
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 www.ykhc.org/vaccines.
To schedule a vaccine or booster: In Bethel, please call (907)543-6949. In villages, please call(907) 543-6420.
- 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: https://www.ykhc.org/resources/
Learn more: For more information about COVID-19 in the YK Delta, visit www.ykhc.org/covid-19.
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.