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Wellness Wednesday
Wednesdays at 10:00am

Wellness Wednesday is a talk show about health and wellness throughout the Y-K Delta that features health care providers from Bethel, the Y-K Delta region and beyond. The program airs at 10:00 a.m. every Wednesday with hosts from YKHC, Tundra Women's Coalition, and more.

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  • KYUK Wellness Producer Alexander Salonga is joined by Diane McEachern and Jim Chaliak to discuss three suicide prevention programs in the Y-K Delta with special guest Esther Green.
  • YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges joins YKHC Public Information Officer Nicholai Joekay to discuss preventative care visits.
  • Blaze Bell and Stevi Angasan, recipients of the 2022 and 2023 Recover Alaska Sober Heroes award respectively, speak about the importance of "recovering out loud" and serving as positive examples for Alaskans experiencing addiction.
  • After presenting some community announcements, Tundra Women's Coalition (TWC) Outreach Coordinator Elizabeth "Alagirl" Andrew reviews TWC 's mission statement and updates listeners on their programming.
  • In June, Andres Camacho and Tess Hostetter departed from McGrath to travel down the Kuskokwim River in a raft. Just under a month later, they landed in Bethel.
  • YKHC Public Information Officer Nicholai Joekay is joined by Elizabeth Tressler from YKHC's Diabetes Prevention and Control, and Debbie Michael from Bethel Community Services Foundation to discuss the prescription produce program.
  • This week Brian Jackson, operations and fitness supervisor at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Fitness Center, shares an overview of the basic components of nutrition and keeping a balanced diet.
  • Victoria Galanopoulos with the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Tobacco Prevention and Coordination, Christy Knight with the Alaska Department of Health, and Jennifer Chikoyak with the American Lung Association discuss e-cigarette use among young Alaskans and the risks associated with it.
  • Dr. Ellen Hodges and Nicholai Joekay offer some helpful reminders for staying safe while enjoying summer on the Delta.
  • From working to address houselessness in Bethel to celebrating Pride, Tundra Women's Coalition's (TWC) Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) group empowers teens to get involved in the community. Elizabeth 'Alagirl' Andrew and Zoë Schultz recap the group's accomplishments of the past year.