YKHC COVID-19 Response
YKHC is actively monitoring the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Read below for the latest updates from YKHC.
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.
- 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
On April 20, YKHC reports thirteen new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 13 are residents in:Marshall (1)Mt. Village (4)Scammon Bay (1)Toksook
On April 15, YKHC reports two new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 2 are residents in:Kongiganak (1)Nunam Iqua (1) YKHC offers
On April 14, YKHC reports four new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 4 are residents in:Akiachak (1)Chevak (1)St. Mary’s (1)Toksook Bay
Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation paused use of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine today. The CDC