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NACASA Celebrates a Decade of Providing Care after Assault

February 17, 2017 by Jessica Stephenson
NACASA Program Director, Jennifer Runge, and Medical  Director, Beth Otterstein, explain NACASA's services and impact.

NACASA Program Director, Jennifer Runge, and Medical Director, Beth Otterstein, explain NACASA’s services and impact. In 2016, 139 victims of sexual assault and domestic violence received forensic exams from Northern Arizona Care and Services After AssRead on…

Flagstaff Local Motion Working to Get Flagstaff’s Health on Track

January 18, 2017 by Jessica Stephenson

Flagstaff Local Motion is an inter-agency effort to motive the community to increase physical activity. Photo by Flagstaff CVB. Sixteen percent of adults living in Coconino County report to be in poor or fair health, according to a study by the RobertRead on…

Grateful To Be Alive

December 30, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson
The best – and tastiest - way Sonya Kanady knew how to thank Dr. Abbott for saving her life was to deliver a custom-made cake for Dr. Abbott to share with North Country employees.

The best – and tastiest – way Sonya Kanady knew how to thank Dr. Abbott for saving her life was to deliver a custom-made cake for Dr. Abbott to share with North Country staff. “If it wasn’t for him, I wouldn’t be alive. And not only am I going to live,Read on…

Health Start Gives Moms a Chance at Success

December 6, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

Lakrisha Stingley with her children. Lakrisha was 18 when she first became pregnant; she credits Health Start for her success as a mom. When Lakrisha Stingley became pregnant with her first child, she did not feel prepared for the long road that lay ahRead on…

Can We Count on You for Your Support?

November 16, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson
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“Now I smile all the time, just like everybody else!” – Stephanie Lucero, Angel Fund recipient Thanks to our supporters, North Country HealthCare was able to provide quality healthcare to nearly 60,000 northern Arizonans this year. One of our favoriteRead on…

Marketplace Plans Likely to Remain Affordable for Most

October 28, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson
The best way to see what savings you qualify for is to apply with a certified application counselor. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Since the Health Insurance Marketplace unveiled its new 2017 insurance plans on Monday, media outlets across the country have been reporting about steep rate increases. According to a report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), ratesRead on…

October 24th is Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day

October 24, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson
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By Stephanie Selman, L.Ac. In order to become a Licensed Acupuncturist, Stephanie Selman, L.Ac. had to receive a master’s degree in acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Every year on October 24th, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day is celebrated in anRead on…

Celebrating National Pharmacy Week: October 16 – 22

October 16, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson
Crystal Apodaca, Certified Pharmacy Technician, fills prescriptions at North Country's Flagstaff 4th Street location.

Crystal Apodaca, Certified Pharmacy Technician, fills prescriptions at North Country’s Flagstaff 4th Street location. By Kimberly Chen, BSPharm, Director of Pharmacy at North Country HealthCare October 16 – 22, 2016 is National Pharmacy Week. The purpoRead on…

Breastfeeding Basics: Part 2

August 22, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

By Anna Singleton, IBCLC Anna Singleton with her baby. North Country HealthCare has board certified lactation consultants on staff to help you and your baby in the breastfeeding journey. We understand returning to work after having a baby can be a streRead on…

North Country HealthCare & Flagstaff City Public Libraries Partner to Promote Literacy

August 5, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

Visitors to North Country HealthCare’s Flagstaff 4th Street location will notice some new additions to the central lobby. Flagstaff City – Coconino County Public Libraries supplied an Early Literacy Station, complete with entertaining activities to makRead on…

Voluntary Recall of Trividia Glucometer Test Strips

August 2, 2016 by Katie Brock

Voluntary Recall of Trividia Glucometer Test Strips August 1, 2016 Dear patients, North Country HealthCare Pharmacy is committed to our patients’ health and well-being. We are sending this letter to inform you of a voluntary recall of glucometer test sRead on…

Breastfeeding Basics: Part 1

August 1, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

By Anna Singleton, IBCLC Anna Singleton with her daughter. Most new parents have seen the lists of breastfeeding benefits and recommendations. However, despite having a plethora of information at our fingertips, the basics of breastfeeding often eludeRead on…

Preventing and Treating Hepatitis C in Northern Arizona

July 28, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

By Kimberly Chen, BSPharm, Director of Pharmacy at North Country HealthCare Kimberly Chen, BSPharm, is the Director of Pharmacy at North Country HealthCare. An estimated 80,000 Arizonans live with hepatitis C, one of Arizona’s most commonly reported inRead on…

North Country HealthCare Chosen to Participate in New Initiative to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

July 25, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

On Friday, July 21st, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced 516 awardees in 47 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia to help reduce the risks for heart attacks and strokes among millions of Medicare fee-for-servicRead on…

North Country HealthCare Awarded Grant to Fight Breast Cancer

July 19, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

Last April, Susan G. Komen® Arizona awarded a $150,000 grant to North Country HealthCare’s Well Woman HealthCheck program (WWHP) to help fulfill Susan G. Komen’s mission to save lives and end breast cancer forever. In total, Komen Arizona awarded moreRead on…

Dr. Rosalie Marinelli Certified To Perform Screenings for Autism Spectrum Disorder

June 28, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

Dr. Rosalie Marinelli, board certified pediatrician at North Country HealthCare With one in 64 Arizona children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Arizona has one of the highest rates of ASD in the United States, according to the Centers foRead on…

KidsCare is Coming! We Are Here To Help

June 13, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

Starting July 26th, North Country will assist with with KidsCare applications. KidsCare coverage has been restored for Arizona children who do not qualify for AHCCCS, Arizona’s Medicaid program. Children whose household income is between 133% and 200%Read on…

2016 Angel Fund Golf Classic: Another Hole-In-One

June 6, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

What’s the most fun you can have while supporting a great cause? If you ask one of the 136 golfers who golfed at Aspen Valley Golf Club on Friday, June 3rd, they’ll all tell you the same thing; “the Angel Fund Golf Classic!” Aspen Valley Golf Club wasRead on…

Hermosa Vida Program’s Case Study Featured on Key Industry Website

June 2, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

Residents volunteer to organize a protest rally at the trailer park. Photo by Frank X. Moraga/AmigosNAZ On Friday, May 20th North Country HealthCare’s Hermosa Vida program was featured in a collection of case studies created by Active Living by Design,Read on…

Angel Fund Recipients Have a New Reason to Smile

May 20, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson
Stephanie Lucero (left) and Tonya Trevillion inside North Country HealthCare's Dental Clinic in Flagstaff.

Stephanie Lucero (left) and Tonya Trevillion inside North Country HealthCare’s Dental Clinic in Flagstaff. On May 20th, 2016 two women met a dentist who will have a meaningful impact on their lives for years to come. Tonya Trevillion and Stephanie LuceRead on…

Tania’s Story: Fearless in the Face of Cancer

April 19, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

Tania Gonzalez (left) with Josie Escoto, patient navigator with the Well Woman HealthCheck program at North Country HealthCare. “When I found out I had breast cancer, I was very scared. My first thought was ‘who will take care of my children?’ I was soRead on…

Ahoy to Summer: Anchors Aweigh to Health!

April 11, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson

Tell your little scallywags to dig out their bathing suits and eye patches – Ahoy to Summer: Anchors Aweigh to Health is almost here! Flagstaff’s most fun children’s health and wellness fair will be held at the Flagstaff Aquaplex on Saturday, April 30tRead on…

Dr. Bansal Wins Preceptor of the Year

March 23, 2016 by Katie Brock

North Country HealthCare is proud to announce that Shipra Bansal, MD has won the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers (AACHC) Preceptor of the Year award. The Preceptor of the Year award recognizes a preceptor who has excelled in the trainingRead on…

Flagstaff’s 8th Annual Small Business & Community Health Fair

March 15, 2016 by Jessica Stephenson
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Spring is just around the corner, and it’s time for Flagstaff to get healthy! Flagstaff’s 8th Annual Small Business & Community Health Fair will be held at the Aquaplex on Friday, April 8th from 7 a.m. to noon.  Open to the public, the health fairRead on…

NAIPTA & North Country Launch Dental Vanpool

February 19, 2016 by Katie Brock

North Country HealthCare is the first employer to sign up for the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority’s (NAIPTA) new commuter vanpool program, taking delivery of two vehicles this week. While an employee-initiated vanpoolRead on…

Our New Online Digs

January 31, 2016 by Tiffany Tcheng
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Welcome to the new North Country HealthCare website! After months in the making, and with the help of some very talented partners, we are so excited to debut our fresh look and new website features. Let’s take a tour, shall we?

North Country Names New CEO

January 27, 2016 by Katie Brock

North Country HealthCare has named Anne Newland, MD, MPH as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to succeed Ann Roggenbuck, MPH, MBA, PhD.  A clinician leader for over 10 years, Dr. Newland brings a wealth of experience and education to her new leadership posRead on…

 

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NACASA Program Director, Jennifer Runge, and Medical Director, Beth Otterstein, explain NACASA’s services and impact. In 2016, 139 victims of sexual a …

Flagstaff Local Motion is an inter-agency effort to motive the community to increase physical activity. Photo by Flagstaff CVB. Sixteen percent of adu …

The best – and tastiest – way Sonya Kanady knew how to thank Dr. Abbott for saving her life was to deliver a custom-made cake for Dr. Abbott to share …

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