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Katie Basile / KYUK

City Attorney Libby Bakalar and Acting City Manager Bill Howell talk with KYUK's Krysti Shallenberger about how the City of Bethel is handling the COVID-19 emergency.

Katie Basile / KYUK

Steep declines in air travel are placing regional air carriers in economic jeopardy. 


Katie Basile / KYUK

Drive-through virus testing arrives in Bethel on Wednesday, March 25. The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is setting up COVID-19 testing in the parking lot next to the old hospital from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. People will still have to have an appointment in order to be tested

Katie Basile / KYUK

There are unique challenges for a remote community to deal with a contagious disease like COVID-19, but the staff at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation hospital says that these are not new challenges for the region. 

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska.
Greg Kim / KYUK

The COVID-19 virus at the heart of the global pandemic is tough to control because, on the face of it, the disease is often not severe. 

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska.
Greg Kim / KYUK

The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation has some good news for the Yukon-Kuskokwim region. The hospital can now get more tests done for COVID-19 because YKHC is now allowed to send the sample out to private labs for testing. YKHC Interim Public Relations Director Mitchell Forbes says that means testing is available to more people, and that YKHC has changed the guidelines for testing. 



Coffee@KYUK

Feb 25, 2020


Coffee@KYUK

Feb 25, 2020

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