Contacting the
Health Center

Maniilaq Health Center
P.O. Box 43,
#436 5th Avenue
Kotzebue, AK 99752


The Maniilaq Health Center is a state-of-the art, top quality medical facility located in Kotzebue. The Health Center is the primary health care facility for the residents of the Northwest Arctic Borough; the nearest health care facility that offers comparable service is over 600 miles away.

The $42 million Maniilaq Health Center was constructed in 1995. At over 88,000 square feet, it is over twice the size of the old facility. The Health Center houses an emergency room, with local and Medivac support for accident/trauma victims, as well as an Ambulatory Care clinic, Dental and Eye Care Clinics, a Pharmacy, a Specialty Clinic, and an Inpatient wing with 24 beds for recovering patients.