YKHC COVID-19 News
Please note: YKHC discloses COVID-19 information for communities that have submitted written authorization from Tribal leadership. The purpose of this is to protect patient privacy, raise awareness of current public health risks, encourage community response and prevention, and promote the use of COVID-19 precautions.
On September 30, YKHC reports one death, one in-region hospitalization, and eighty-three new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. One DeathIt is with profound
On September 29, YKHC reports fifty-eight new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 58 are residents in:Akiachak (6)Bethel (11)Chevak (2)Emmonak (2)Kasigluk
Effective September 29, 2021, YKHC activated its COVID-19 Clinical Guidelines, also known as Crisis Standards of Care. Developed at the beginning of the pandemic in
On September 28, YKHC reports thirty-six new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 36 are residents in:Bethel (7)Bethel, out-of-region (1)Chuathbaluk (2)Emmonak
On September 25, YKHC reports thirty-three new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta.New COVID-19 CasesThe 33 are residents in:Bethel (3)Chuathbaluk (1)Emmonak (3)Kasgiluk (3)Kongiganak (4)Kwethluk
On September 24, YKHC reports one medevac, one in-region hospitalization and thirty-one new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. One MedevacOne COVID-19 positive individual
On September 23, YKHC reports one hospitalization and forty-four new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. One in-region hospitalizationOne COVID-19 positive individual was admitted
On Wednesday, the CDC and FDA authorized booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to people age 65 and older and others at high-risk from the virus—including people who live or work
On September 22, YKHC reports fifty-eight new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 58 are residents in:Akiachak (1)Atmautluak (1)Bethel (8)Bethel, out
On September 21, YKHC reports two in-region hospitalizations and thirty-six new cases of COVID-19 in the YK Delta. Two in-region hospitalizationsTwo COVID-19 positive individuals were
COVID-19: Call Before Seeking Care
If you have symptoms like a fever, cough or shortness of breath, do not go to your village clinic and do not go to the Emergency Room in Bethel. Instead, in Bethel, call 543-6949, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. In villages, call your local clinic.