Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) was in Nome last week. The visit focused on one of the biggest toxic impacts in the Bering Strait: cancer.
The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation awarded Savoonga’s health aides the 2016 Distinguished Providers award for their resilience and strength in emergency situations.
The group — made up of Mongolian social workers, shelter managers, and police officers — was here to learn how Alaska is addressing high rates of domestic violence.
The goal is a new, two-story building across the street from the Norton Sound Regional Hospital. NSHC hopes to have plans totally finalized in the next year and a half.
Senator Lisa Murkowski just wrapped up her first trip to Nome in almost four years, touring local facilities, talking with leaders, and hosting a community meet-and-greet.
The senator’s visit will be her first trip to Nome in almost four years. Nome Mayor Richard Beneville will lead her tour, which will include stops at Nome-Beltz, the port, and Airport Pizza.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Nome’s regional hospital recently hosted a bra fitting with Certified Prosthesis Fitters from Anchorage.
The Norton Sound Health Corporation is partnering with Nordstrom to host bra fittings at the hospital this Thursday and Friday, October 1 and 2.
Nome’s port, and public safety as it related to substance abuse, were highlighted as top priorities for the three candidates for Nome City Council Seat D.
Presenters link mental health and wellness in the Arctic to broader goals like economic development and the future of the circumpolar north.