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Elyssa Loughlin

Wellness Programming Producer

Elle  (she/her) is a second year Jesuit Volunteer/Americorps Member  and the Wellness Programming Producer at KYUK. She is happy to have found a position where she can use her biology minor AND communication major at the same time and excited to be spending a second year learning from the people and land of the Y-K Delta.




YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges and YKHC Public Health Director Brian Lefferts joined us on Wednesday, Sept. 1 to discuss the current COVID-19 trends: increasing hospitalizations, rising case counts, and regional vaccination rates.


 

September is recovery month. It is an opportunity to celebrate success at doing some of the hardest work there is: dealing with substance misuse and addiction. 

Joining us for "Coffee at KYUK" is Tiffany Hall, who works with addiction and celebrates recovery.


Diabetes Prevention and Control Outreach Specialist Emory Johnson and Exercise Physiologist Miles Rice from the YKHC Diabetes Prevention and Control Department join us this week to talk about stressors and how they affect our bodies. They also explain changes to the Zombie Run, and how you can get involved.


YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges and YKHC Director of the Office of Environmental Health and Engineering Brian Lefferts join us for Wellness Wednesday. In this episode we discuss schools reopening, the changing nature of what it means to be a close contact, and immunocompromised individuals.


 

  

This week, Bethel Family Clinic (BFC) behavioral health team members Jen Peeks, Blaine LaChance, and Paula Jones join us to discuss mental health resources and all things self-care. 

During July's edition of Peacetalk, we join TWC's Annie Mae Lee for a discussion on what we can do to provide support for members of the LGBTQ community, as well as for those battling addiction and struggling with mental illness.


YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges and YKHC Director of the Office of Environmental Health and Engineering Brian Lefferts discuss the Delta variant, Y-K Delta case trends, and answer listener call-in questions about vaccines.

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