Phil Hofstetter to leave NSHC after 20 years of service Nome, Alaska – Norton Sound Health Corporation’s Vice President of Hospital Services Phil Hofstetter will be leaving to become the Chief Executive Officer of the Petersburg Medical Center. Hofstetter accepted the position in mid-April and will be moving to Petersburg, Alaska at the end of Read More
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What to do when to prevent the spread of the flu (Influenza) Take everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs. Try to avoid close contact with sick people. While sick, limit contact with others as much as possible to keep from infecting them. If you are sick with flu-like illness, CDC recommends that you stay Read More
Nome, Alaska – Rylan Curtis Pungowiyi became Norton Sound Health Corporation’s first baby born in 2018 on January 7th. The healthy baby boy, weighing 6 pounds 14 ounces, was not expected for another two and a half weeks. “I was surprised,” said mom Patricia Pungowiyi on finding out her son was the first baby of Read More
Addiction can happen at any age, but it usually starts when a person is young. If your teen continues to use drugs despite harmful consequences, he or she may be addicted. If an adolescent starts behaving differently for no apparent reason — such as acting withdrawn, frequently tired or depressed, or hostile — it could Read More
Norton Sound Health Corporation received a total of $14,485 in additional grant funding from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Clinical Quality Improvement Awards. These awards were based on data submitted for all primary care sites in 2016 in the annual uniform data system (federal submission) report. In 2016, NSHC ranked among the top 25 Read More
Norton Sound Health Corporation closed to the public on Monday, Oct. 9th. Although not an official holiday for the corporation, Indigenous Peoples Day was approved by the Board of Directors as an opportunity to provide wellness and training activities for employees. Throughout the day, employees in Nome and the villages were able to attend different Read More
During the later days of July 2016, Alaska State Troopers notified the Administration of Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) that an opioid diversion investigation involving several patients of a NSHC medical provider had begun. NSHC immediately began to cooperate with this investigation. In addition, NSHC began its own internal investigation regarding possible diversion of opioid Read More
A report based on Community Health Needs surveys completed in NSHC’s 16 communities.