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.
The first case of the highly-transmissible delta variant of the COVID-19 virus has been identified in the Yukon-Kuskokwim (YK) Delta. The State of Alaska notified
On June 19, YKHC reports seven new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 CasesThe 7 are residents in:Hooper Bay (6)Kwigillingok (1) On June
Effective Saturday, June 19, YKHC will no longer offer COVID-19 testing at the Alaska Airline terminal in Bethel. This change is being made due to decreased demand
On June 12, YKHC reports three new COVID-19 cases in the YK Delta. New COVID-19 Cases The 3 are residents in:Alakanuk (1)Hooper Bay (2) On
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.