FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2020 Contact: Reba Lean, Public Relations Manager Phone: 907-443-9674 Nome, Alaska – On Thursday, March 12, the State of Alaska announced its first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Anchorage. Officials say the patient self-disclosed and did not expose the public, and they expect the case to be isolated. Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2020 Contact: Reba Lean, Public Relations Manager Phone: 907-443-9674 Nome, Alaska – As Norton Sound Health Corporation ramps up its preparation for the coronavirus, it is asking members of the public to avoid the hospital and village clinics, unless they are seeking medical care. This request extends to all Read More
The NSHC and Kawerak Joint Board of Directors recognized outstanding volunteers from around the region at its meeting on March 6, 2020. The volunteers were honored with Unsung Hero Awards, to recognize their contributions behind the scenes to improve lives across the Bering Strait Region. The following people were honored: Alyssa Heers, Nome Angela Crisci, Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2020 Contact: Reba Lean, Public Relations Manager Phone: 907-443-9674 Nome, Alaska – Norton Sound Health Corporation medical staff has been watching a new strain of coronavirus that is spreading among people in Asia and in several other countries. There have also been a limited number of infections in the Read More
Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer for an Unsung Hero Award Kawerak Inc. and Norton Sound Health Corporation know there are outstanding volunteers throughout the region, who devote their most valuable resource – time – for the benefit of the region. These individuals are the unsung heroes behind the scenes who deserve appreciation and recognition for their Read More
\ Download Kaŋiqsirugut News Holiday 2019 Issue here.
A harmful algae bloom was found this summer in clams 70 miles north of St. Lawrence Island and 50 miles north of Cape Lisburne. This algae had high concentrations of a toxin that is unsafe for human consumption. Consuming shellfish, and possibly marine mammals that have ingested this algae can cause Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). Read More
Norton Sound Health Corporation’s primary care system (care delivered in the outpatient clinic setting) was recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) in 2017 by the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). Please read the information below to better understand how your ongoing care, as well as your preventive care, will continue to be coordinated Read More
Terms and conditions do apply. Please contact the CAMP Department with inquiries. You can also find more information below. Find the inReach Rental Agreement here Find the inReach Release Form here Find the Wilderness Trip Plan Form here
Click here for more information about this exciting position and/or to apply!