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 December 21, YKHC reports 12 new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 12 are residents in:Bethel (6)Chevak (1), out-of-regionChuathbaluk (1)Kipnuk (1)Kotlik
On December 20, YKHC reports 20 new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 20 are residents in:Bethel (7)Kotlik (12)YKHC Service Area Village
On December 19, YKHC reports one in-region hospitalization and 41 new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. One In-Region HospitalizationOne COVID-19 positive individual was admitted
On December 18, YKHC reports 27 new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 27 are residents in:Bethel (18)Chevak (1)Kongiganak (1)Mtn. Village (3)YKHC
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation strongly recommends all communities in the YK Delta region immediately extend the month-long shelter-in-place, or lockdown, for an additional 30 days.
On December 17, YKHC reports 31 new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 31 are residents in:Akiak (2)Bethel (21)Kongiganak (2)Kotlik (1)Mtn. Village
On Wednesday, December 16, YKHC received one tray of COVID-19 vaccine directly from Pfizer via UPS on Alaska Airlines flight 43 and two trays of
On December 16, YKHC reports two in-region hospitalizations, one medevac, and 40 new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. Two In-Region HospitalizationsOn December 16, two
On December 15, YKHC reports 40 new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 40 are residents in:Akiak (1)Bethel (20)Emmonak (4)Kotlik (8)Kwigillingok (1)Pilot
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.