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YKHC COVID-19 Response

YKHC is actively monitoring the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Read below for the latest updates from YKHC.

Virus Symptoms

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

According to our current testing criteria, we are testing anyone who has traveled to the lower 48 in the past two weeks and is experiencing the above symptoms. 

If you have traveled outside of the YK Delta region in the last two weeks and you have the above symptoms, call ahead before seeking care. In villages, call your village clinic. In Bethel, call 543-6949.

COVID-19 News from YKHC

Additional Resources

Prevention Tips

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