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.
In the evening of Thursday, June 25, YKHC was notified that an individual who resides in Bethel tested positive for COVID-19 while in Anchorage. The
In consultation with the Alaska Section of Epidemiology on June 25, YKHC believes there is a strong likelihood that sporadic community spread of the novel
On Thursday, June 25, YKHC was notified of an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 in Anchorage and subsequently traveled to Bethel. The individual was
On Wednesday, June 24, YKHC confirmed a Bethel resident tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is currently self-isolating and YKHC is working with the State
Late in the day on June 22, YKHC was informed that an individual who resides in Bethel tested positive for COVID-19 while elsewhere in Alaska.
Late in the evening on June 18, YKHC was informed that an individual who resides in a YK Delta service area village tested positive for
On June 12, YKHC was notified that a resident of a YKHC service area village tested positive for COVID-19 while in Anchorage at ANMC, tested
On Monday, June 15, YKHC tested an individual in Bethel, in accordance with Health Mandate 15, and the rapid test result returned as positive. The
On Friday, June 12, YKHC was notified by the State of Alaska Section of Epidemiology that an individual who resides in a YKHC service area
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.