Norton Sound Health Corporation

Welcome to the website of Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC), a tribally owned and operated, independent, not-for-profit health care organization. NSHC operates the Norton Sound Regional Hospital in Nome and clinics in the 15 villages within the 44,000 square miles that comprise the Bering Strait region.

NSHC was established in 1970 to meet the health care needs of the Bering Strait region’s Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik and Yup’ik people. Its mission is to provide quality health services and promote wellness within our people and environment.


Delicious Healthy Blueberry Muffins By Kim Knudsen
Recipe of the Month: Delicious Healthy Blueberry Muffins


Employees Promoted to New Leadership Positions

Lucy Apataki, TwoSixTwo FiveOneZeroZero and Kelly Bogart assume new roles at NSHC.


NSHC Kicks Off In-Home Elder Care Program

Make an appointment for a tribal doctor home visit


Public Service Announcement: Bringing Home Your Records

In order to pick up your medical records, you must bring a picture I.D. to the Health Information Management Department.
Otherwise, employees will not be able to hand over your records.
Call (907) 443-9733 for more information.


Help Us Honor Culture and Respect Elders

Share Your Traditional Foods
The NSHC Quyanna Care Center is looking for donations of traditional foods for residents.
Please bring fresh, seasonal foods with information including the date, origin and who collected it to the Quyanna Care Center. Items can be delivered to Toni Ellingworth Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for more information, call 907-443-3357