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Coffee At KYUK, November 24, 2020: YKHC Virtual Town Hall Part 1

Nov 24, 2020

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation held a virtual town hall on Nov. 23 to answer the region’s questions about the coronavirus pandemic. Here is the first part of the town hall, which has been slightly edited for broadcast. YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges started off speaking about the state of the pandemic in the region.


Panelists for the YKHC virtual town hall included YKHC President and CEO Dan Winkelman, YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges, YKHC Infection Prevention physician Dr. Elizabeth Bates, Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink, ANMC Acting Administrator Dr. Bob Onders, State Epidemiologist Dr. Joe McLaughlin, and AVCP President Vivian Korthuis. The event was moderated by YKHC Vice President of Communications Tiffany Zulkosky.

The town hall was held over Zoom, streamed live on Facebook, and broadcast over KYUK 640 AM.