October is breast cancer awareness month

Published on October 1, 2012

Look for a mammography and breast cancer information table in the lobby of the YK Hospital this month. You can schedule an appointment or ask questions about breast cancer and mammography by calling 907-543-6998. Walk-in appointments are also available.

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School Activity Grant is out!

Published on September 28, 2012

YKHC’s Diabetes Prevention & Control Program is currently inviting all schools in the YK Delta to apply for our 2012 School Physical Activity Award funds. Click the link above to find out more.

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Tribe Takes Action to Protect Non-Smokers

Published on September 25, 2012

Nunakauyak Traditional Council passed a Smokefree Tribal Workplace Resolution in the village of Toksook Bay on August 7, 2012.

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Prematernal Home Update

Published on September 11, 2012

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Bethel Prematernal Home will take place Sept. 19 at the construction site on Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway.

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Why Donate Blood?

Published on September 6, 2012

As you may have heard, the Blood Bank of Alaska is returning to Bethel for a second blood drive. Donating blood does save lives, but before you sign up to donate, you may have some questions.

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Tips From Former Smokers — Casting Call!

Published on August 23, 2012

Has your health been affected by cigarette smoke? Would you be willing to tell others about it? The CDC is recruiting real people to appear in an ad campaign about the health effects of smoking.

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New DHAT Students

Published on August 14, 2012

Did you know it takes upwards of $150,000 worth of training and supervision to credential a DHAT over the course of two years?

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Dental Staffing Announcement

Published on July 25, 2012

The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s administration, village clinics, and patients have benefited greatly from our dental clinic being fully staffed over the last three years. Looking into the fall and winter of 2012/2013, there will be a shortage of dental staff.

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Health Aide Training–Session III

Published on July 13, 2012

Monday, July 9, 12 Health Aides began session III of their Health Aide training.

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Congratulations Timothy Self!

Published on July 13, 2012

Timothy Self, RN of the Surgery Department, has successfully completed his course and is now a Certified Gastroenterology Nurse effective May 31st, 2012.

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