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.

Share Your Health Stories

NSHC Seeks Health Stories from Before 1970

NSHC Recognizes Work of Village-Based Counselors this BHA Celebration Month

Governor Walker proclaims November 2015 as Behavioral Health Aide Celebration Month.

Eskimo Salad by Jennifer Demir

Recipe of the Month: Eskimo Salad

NSHC Implements New Safe Drug Disposal Unit

MedSafe presents a more secure and environmentally friendly way to get rid of unwanted medications.