If You Are Sick

Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, diarrhea, and diminished sense of taste or smell. If you are experiencing symptoms like this, call before you seek medical care. In Bethel, call 543-6949 and in villages, call your clinic.

It is critical that people self-isolate if they have symptoms of illness, have tested positive for COVID-19, or believe they may have been exposed to the virus. Self-isolation can prevent the spread of COVID-19 to other people. You should isolate yourself if:

  • You have tested positive for COVID-19.
  • You have been in contact with someone who has symptoms of COVID-19.
  • You have symptoms of illness, even if mild.

Self-isolation includes confining yourself to a separate room within your home and staying away from other members of your household. Use a separate bathroom if possible, and regularly disinfect surfaces in the household. YKHC will notify individuals who we test for COVID-19 of their test results. If you test positive for COVID-19 and you cannot self-isolate within your home, let YKHC know when you are notified of your test results.

If you are sick or believe you may have been exposed to COVID-19:

  • Do not leave your home, except to seek medical care.
  • Stay in touch with your healthcare provider and monitor your symptoms.
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your elbow.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently.
  • Contact your healthcare provider if you develop shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
  • Call ahead and wear a mask if you leave home to seek medical care.
  • Do not share household items with other people if you are sick. This includes glasses, cups, plates, utensils, towels, and bedding.

Learn more about what to do if you are sick from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention here.

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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, call your village clinic, or in Bethel, call 543-6949.

Contact YKHC

YUKON-KUSKOKWIM HEALTH CORPORATION 

Box 528, Bethel, Alaska 99559

Phone: 907-543-6000
YKHC Medicaid Travel: 907-543-6625
Email: info@ykhc.org
Media Inquiries: publicrelations@ykhc.org

ACCESS YOUR MEDICAL INFORMATION 

myYKHealth is an online portal that allows our customers to view medical information and connect with their care team.

To enroll in MyYKHealth or if you have questions about MyYKHealth, call MyYKHealth Enrollment Specialist at 907-543-6947 or Registration at 907-543-6315 or email MyYKHealthEnroll@ykhc.org.

RESOURCE LIBRARY

Visit the Resource Library to view issues of the Messenger, YKHC publications, provider resources, referral forms, financial statements, retail store and release forms.

Schedule an Appointment

BETHEL OUTPATIENT CLINICS

Bethel or a cell phone:
907-543-6442

Landline or phone outside Bethel:
1-800-478-3321 ext 6442

DENTAL CLINIC
907-543-6229

OPTOMETRY CLINIC
907-543-6336

SUB-REGIONAL CLINICS
Aniak     675-4556
Emmonak     949-3500 
Hooper Bay     758-3500
St. Mary’s      438-3500 
Toksook Bay    427-3500 

In order to ensure we offer timely appointments to all of our patients, we ask customers to register 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment time. If you are unable to keep or make your appointment, please call YKHC Scheduling to cancel or reschedule.

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