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Wellness Wednesday

Wednesdays at 10:00am
  • Hosted by YKHC Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, Irniamta Ikayurviat, Public Health Nursing, Tundra Women’s Coalition
  • Local Host Gabby Salgado

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

In this show, we are joined by Melanie Roland and Connor Kabbes as they discuss National Glaucoma Awareness Month and the risks from glaucoma that come with nicotine use.


In this show, we are joined by Donna Bean from Public Health Nursing and Lisa Rae from ANTHC as they discuss sexually transmitted infections. They look the signs and symptoms, how they are treated, and what steps people can take to prevent the spread of STIs.


In this show, we are joined by Ray Peterson and Julie Johnson as they discuss diabetes and the role vaccines play in keeping someone with diabetes healthy.


In this show we are joined by Melaine Roland, Victoria Galanopoulos, and Grady Deaton as they discuss New Year’s resolutions about quitting smoking and smokeless tobacco, and what you can do to start the new year off right. 


In this show we are joined by Annie Mae Lee, Samantha Epchook, and Nelson Kanuk as they discuss strengths within our community and how those stregnths build resilience. 


In this show we are joined by Donna Bean and Dr. Jennifer Case as they discuss the flu and the importance of getting your flu vaccination.

In this show we are joined by Ray Peterson, outreach specialist for YKHC's Diabetes Prevention and Control, as he discusses healthy eating habits for the holidays and what you can do to eat more mindfully. 


In this show we are joined by Melanie Roland, respiratory therapist Danny Suiter, and bilingual nicotine dependence counselor Henry George as they discuss lung health and the Great American Smokeout.


Gabby Salgado / KYUK

In this show we are joined by Annie Mae Lee, River Posey, Samantha Epchook, and Nelson Kanuk as they discuss Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 


In this show we are joined by Donna Bean, Dinetta Morris, and Dennis Raines as they discuss mental health awareness, breaking the stigma around mental illness, and the services offered in Bethel to people with mental illness. 


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