Upcoming changes to COVID-19 testing hours in Bethel

In response to the recent drop in new COVID-19 infections, effective Monday, April 4, COVID-19 testing hours at YKHC will change.

Between Monday, April 4, and Friday, April 15, PCR and Binax tests will be available at the outdoor testing site across the street from the hospital between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every day (EXCEPT Sunday, April 10). Individuals interested in testing out of quarantine or isolation early and close contacts of known positive cases should test at the outdoor site.

Walk-in testing for individuals who have not tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days is available on the first floor of the hospital, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Starting Monday, April 18, the outdoor testing site across the street from the hospital will be closed. COVID-19 testing will be available at the testing site on the first floor of the hospital. Binax tests will be available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. PCR tests will be available in the same location by request only during the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Please enter through the main entrance of the hospital.  No appointment needed.

For COVID-19 testing in villages, please call your local clinic.

YKHC continues to monitor the COVID-19 conditions in the YK Delta. If the need for additional testing develops, we will share information about new testing hours.

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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.

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