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New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...for residents of the island communities.The Norton Sound Health Corp. is funding construction of the clinics at Savoonga...great for the young people," Rookok said.The Norton Sound Health Corp. serves 20 tribes in 15 villages, as well as...
Artist takes sculpture from Iowa City to Nome

...was chosen as one of three art projects to adorn Norton Sound Health Corp., a 15,000-square-foot facility slated...durable than other types of art," Francis said.Norton Sound Health Corp. provides secondary care, including dental...
Anchorage pastor drives down cost of dying in the Bush

...organizations. "He's been just terribly responsive to us," said Christine Morgan, social services manager at the Norton Sound Health Corp. in Nome. "Night or day, he has dropped what he is doing and got to us what we needed. He understands the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...spokeswoman Joaqlin Estus. The consortium is fighting an uphill battle, said Rowena Mandanas, a dentist with the Norton Sound Health Corp. Soda machines are in all the schools, she said. "I've had to pull permanent teeth out of 6-year-olds...
Alaska's wet towns draw heavy drinkers

...dozens have died of exposure or drowned. "The level of alcoholism is intense," said Greg Smith, who runs the Norton Sound Health Corp.'s outpatient substance abuse program. "The most dangerous pattern of drinking is binge drinking and it is...
Alaska Digest

...began drinking at what was supposed to be a safe place for recovery, according to a report to the state from the Norton Sound Health Corp., which ran Kusqi. A couple of "highly intoxicated" residents got into a fight. One had her infant taken...
Governor needs to address alcoholism

...first state-funded mental health clinics in Alaska in the early 1970s and have been fortunate enough to work for Norton Sound Health Corp. in Nome and for the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium. I have seen firsthand that alcohol-related...
Contracts granted for new Nome hospital 150,000 square-foot building will replace a 61-year-old hospital. It will be owned and operated by Norton Sound Health Corp., a tribally owned, nonprofit organization. More than 100 construction workers will be employed on the hospital...
Village's drinking water system shut down

...Thursday morning that prevented a DEC spill responder from Nome from getting to the island. A person from the Norton Sound Health Corp. also was stuck on the mainland when the flight was canceled. Gambell is 200 miles southwest of Nome. Gambell...
Diomede isolated without regular flights

...four months since a weekly helicopter flight stopped. To help residents make medical appointments in Nome, the Norton Sound Health Corp. plans to sign a deal with Evergreen International Aviation to transport as many as four patients at a time...


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