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 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
YKHC expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinationsEffective Tuesday, January 19, YKHC is again expanding who is eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in the YK Delta. In Bethel
We have all worked hard together for nearly a year to slow the spread of COVID-19. As we have learned during that time, responding to
On January 14, YKHC reports one hospitalization and fifty new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. One in-region hospitalizationOne COVID-19 positive individual was admitted into
On January 13, YKHC reports twenty-five new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 25 are residents in:Bethel (7)Chefornak (6)Emmonak (6)Mt. Village (2)Toksook
On January 12, YKHC reports one hospitalization, one medevac and fifty-nine new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. One MedevacOne COVID-19 positive individual was medevac’d
On January 11, YKHC reports sixteen new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 16 are residents in:Bethel (11)Chefornak (2)Emmonak (1)Tuluksak (2) Individuals
On January 10, YKHC reports twenty new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 20 are residents in:Akiachak (2)Bethel (2)Chefornak (6)Emmonak (2)Hooper Bay
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.