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Coffee@KYUK, September 11: COVID-19 Community Spread Confirmed In Bethel

A COVID-19 test sample is collected from the drive-thru test site run by the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation on April 14, 2020 in Bethel, Alaska.
Katie Basile
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KYUK

Community spread of COVID-19 is occuring in Bethel. Dr. Ellen Hodges, Chief of Staff for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, said that the evidence became apparent this week when a third positive case of the virus could not be linked back to a known source. Hodges and YKHC Vice President of Communications Tiffany Zulkosky join KYUK to talk about what actions the public can take to stay healthy and deter the spread of this disease.

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