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COVID-19 Call-In With YKHC: Variants, Vaccines, And Outbreaks

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.


All Y-K Delta residents 12 years and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. You can register your child or yourself to be vaccinated here. If you are in Bethel and you don’t want to fill out the online form, you can also call 543-6949 in Bethel or your local clinic in villages; if you are in a village, call your local clinic.


Walk-in COVID-19 testing is available in Bethel on the first floor of the hospital Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. In villages, you can call your local clinic to schedule a time for testing.


For information about current COVID-19 trends in the Y-K Delta, visit YKHC’s COVID-19 Dashboard.


 If you have any questions after listening to this episode, email KYUK Wellness Programming Producer Elyssa Loughlin at 

Elyssa (she/her) is the Wellness Programming Producer and a second year Jesuit Volunteer/Americorps Member at KYUK. She loves dogs, listening to podcasts and playing ABBA to close out the Birthday Line.
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