20 episodes

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, and Tundra Women's Coalition.

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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, and Tundra Women's Coalition.

    A Case For Traditional Foods: Nutrition With YKHC's Diabetes Prevention And Control

    A Case For Traditional Foods: Nutrition With YKHC's Diabetes Prevention And Control

    This month, YKHC Diabetes Prevention and Control Counselor Emory Johnson is flying solo. She discusses nutrition and the benefits of subsistence foods over processed foods as we enter moose season.

    • 22 min
    COVID-19 Call-In With YKHC: Vaccinations, Rising Cases, And How To Protect Your Community

    COVID-19 Call-In With YKHC: Vaccinations, Rising Cases, And How To Protect Your Community

    In this episode, YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges and Public Health Director Brian Lefferts hear from a caller, Tim from Bethel, who experienced a breakthrough COVID-19 infection. Tim told us about how his vaccine protected him from serious illness. Lefferts and Hodges also discussed rising COVID-19 cases and the importance of getting vaccinated.

    • 31 min
    COVID-19 Call-In With YKHC: Rising Cases And Hospitalizations; Where We Stand With Vaccinations

    COVID-19 Call-In With YKHC: Rising Cases And Hospitalizations; Where We Stand With Vaccinations

    YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges and YKHC Public Health Director Brian Lefferts joined us on Wednesday, Sept. 1 to discuss the current COVID-19 trends: increasing hospitalizations, rising case counts, and regional vaccination rates.

    • 41 min
    Mental Health And The Zombie Run With YKHC

    Mental Health And The Zombie Run With YKHC

    Diabetes Prevention and Control Outreach Specialist Emory Johnson and Exercise Physiologist Miles Rice from the YKHC Diabetes Prevention and Control Department join us this week to talk about stressors and how they affect our bodies. They also explain changes to the Zombie Run, and how you can get involved.

    • 25 min
    COVID-19 Call-In With YKHC: Close Contacts, Schools, And The Immunocompromised

    COVID-19 Call-In With YKHC: Close Contacts, Schools, And The Immunocompromised

    YKHC Chief of Staff Dr. Ellen Hodges and YKHC Director of the Office of Environmental Health and Engineering Brian Lefferts join us for Wellness Wednesday. In this episode we discuss schools reopening, the changing nature of what it means to be a close contact, and immunocompromised individuals.

    • 30 min
    Checking In With Bethel Family Clinic's Behavioral Health Team

    Checking In With Bethel Family Clinic's Behavioral Health Team

    This week, Bethel Family Clinic (BFC) behavioral health team members Jen Peeks, Blaine LaChance, and Paula Jones join us to discuss mental health resources and all things self-care.

    • 55 min

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