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 June 25, in consultation with the Alaska Section of Epidemiology, the Napaskiak Tribal Council, City of Napaskiak, and YKHC issued a joint statement about