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 January 22, YKHC reports one new hospitalization and sixty-six new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. One in-region hospitalizationOne COVID-19 positive individual was admitted
On January 21, YKHC reports forty-two new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 42 are residents in:Akiachak (19)Bethel (18)Chefornak (2)Emmonak (1)Kongiganak (1)Nunam
On January 20, YKHC reports sixty-four new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 64 are residents in:|Akiachak (10)Bethel (2)Bethel, non-resident (1)Chefornak (4)Emmonak
On Saturday, January 16, YKHC was notified the routine test of a patient-care employee at the Bethel Long-Term Care facility returned positive for COVID-19. There
On January 15, YKHC reports two hospitalizations and eighty new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. Two in-region hospitalizationsTwo COVID-19 positive individuals were admitted into