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 August 3, YKHC reports thirteen new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 13 are residents in:Bethel (7)Kipnik (1)Quinhagak (1)Scammon Bay (2)Tununak,
On July 31, YKHC reports twelve new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 12 are residents in:Akiachak (1)Bethel (4)Kwethluk (1)Kwigillingok (1)Russian Mission
Confirming community spread of COVID-19 in Bethel, YKHC recommends universal masking and urges vaccination
After months of declining case numbers, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) has evidence that widespread community transmission of COVID-19 is occurring in Bethel. Community transmission
On July 30, YKHC reports one hospitalization and fourteen new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. One in-region hospitalizationOne COVID-19 positive individual was admitted into
On July 28, YKHC reports one death, one new hospitalization and nine new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. One Death It is with profound
On July 27, YKHC reports twenty-one new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 21 are residents in:Akiachak (3)Bethel (3)Chefornak (1)Kongiginak (1)Kotlik (3)Kwethluk
On July 24, YKHC reports eighteen new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 18 are residents in:Hooper Bay (1)Marshall (1)Napakiak (2)Scammon Bay
On July 23, YKHC reports fifteen new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 15 are residents in:Akiachak (9)Akiachak, out of region (2)Alakanuk
On July 22, YKHC reports one new hospitalization and fourteen new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. One HospitalizationOne COVID-19 positive individual was admitted into
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.