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Podcast Episode – Dr. Anne Newland Talks Collaboration

March 11, 2021 by Jessica Gee


At North Country HealthCare, we couldn’t make nearly as much of an impact if we didn’t have our local partners. We rely on collaboration to advance our mission — to provide affordable, accessible, quality primary care in an atmosphere of dignity and respect where the health and well-being of patients and community are promoted through direct services, education, outreach, and advocacy. Collaboration with other nonprofits in Arizona gives us a leg up and allows us better impact the health and wellbeing of the communities we serve. North Country HealthCare CEO Dr. Anne Newland was recently featured in a podcast episode …

Let Our Registered Dietitian Help You Make Healthy Changes

March 10, 2021 by Jessica Gee


Registered dietitian nutritionists help individuals manage chronic disease like diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, and more. North Country HealthCare is now offering dietitian services by a registered dietitian nutritionist to help our patients live their healthiest lives. Everly Inzunza, MPH, RDN is a registered dietitian who will meet with patients in-person at our Flagstaff 4th Street location, as well as via telehealth with patients at any of our other locations. Read our FAQs below to learn more about these services and if they are right for you! In this blog you’ll also hear from a patient who has benefitted from …

Need Insurance? The Health Insurance Marketplace is Now Open

February 12, 2021 by Jessica Gee


The Health Insurance Marketplace, or healthcare.gov, will be open for a Special Enrollment Period February 15 through August 15. North Country HealthCare has application counselors at all of their locations to help individuals and families enroll in affordable coverage. Those interested in requesting a free enrollment appointment should visit https://bit.ly/nchcgetcovered. Appointments are available both in person and over the phone, as well as in English and Spanish. At the end of January, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it would re-open the federal marketplace in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The economic crisis caused …

What is a ‘virtual’ doctor visit, and how does it work?

January 4, 2021 by Jessica Gee


Brian Goodman, DO treats patients in-person and via telehealth. When the coronavirus pandemic made its unfortunate arrival last spring, the team of healthcare providers at North Country HealthCare knew that halting or delaying care for our patients in northern Arizona was not an option. We had to make some quick changes to ensure our patients did not go without the vital healthcare they rely on. It became clear very early on that virtual appointments, what is referred to in the healthcare industry as telehealth, was the safest way to continue offering high-quality healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. North Country HealthCare …

Time Is Running Out for Downwinders to Apply for Funds

November 19, 2020 by Jessica Gee


The U.S. conducted nearly 200 nuclear weapons development tests from 1945 to 1962, exposing both workers and area residents to dangerous radiation. “Downwinders,” those who were exposed to downwind radiation from the Nevada Test Site during the Cold War, have a limited time to apply for funds from the federal government. Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) compensation ends July 2022. Those who think they or a family member may be eligible should submit their RECA claim by April 2022. What is the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act? In 1990 Congress passed RECA as an apology to individuals who developed certain cancers …

Becoming a Patient at North Country HealthCare

November 6, 2020 by Jessica Gee


We are debuting the next short video of our series, “Becoming a NCHC Patient.” North Country HealthCare is a community health center. Community health centers keep communities healthy. We would love to be your partner in health. Becoming a patient is easy – you can request an appointment right now by visiting us online at northcountryhealthcare.org. All of North Country HealthCare’s locations are always accepting new patients! We have a variety of highly-skilled providers for patients to choose from. If you are not a already a patient of North Country, you can request an appointment online or call the location …

Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1 for Health Insurance Marketplace

October 29, 2020 by Jessica Gee


The best way to see what savings you qualify for is to apply with a certified application counselor. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images With the coronavirus pandemic causing many to lose their employer health insurance, this may be the most important year for the Health Insurance Marketplace to date. Open enrollment for the Marketplace officially begins November 1st and ends December 15th. Any plans selected during open enrollment will begin on January 1st, 2021. The Affordable Care Act is still in place and remains “the law of the land.” The individual mandate was eradicated from the Affordable Care Act in …

Providing Safe Dental Care During COVID-19

October 28, 2020 by Jessica Gee


North Country HealthCare has enhanced safety protocols at our Flagstaff 4th Street location, in order to continue to offer dental care during the pandemic. At North Country HealthCare, we know that a person’s oral health is an important part of their overall health and wellbeing. Because of this we are committed to continuing to provide dental care to the communities we serve, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. North Country HealthCare has adopted numerous safety protocols at our Flagstaff, Williams and Winslow locations, in order to continue to offer safe, quality dental care. Below are some of the safety measures in …

The North Country HealthCare Foundation

October 21, 2020 by Jessica Gee


We are debuting the next short video of our series, “The North Country HealthCare Foundation.” North Country HealthCare is a community health center. Community health centers keep communities healthy. North Country also has a foundation that works hard for you. They strengthen our ability to do more of what we do for you. We provide so much for so many, and that includes you. The North Country HealthCare Foundation was founded in 2014. The Foundation’s purpose is to support the mission of North Country HealthCare. The Foundation provides the philanthropic funding necessary to create healthier communities throughout northern Arizona. More …

Accessing Behavioral Health Services at North Country HealthCare in a Pandemic

September 9, 2020 by Jessica Gee


by lore m. dickey, PhD Dr. lore m. dickey is a behavioral health consultant at North Country HealthCare’s Flagstaff 4th Street location. Without exception, every one of us has had our lives disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We have had to remain at home more than ever, engaging in work, exercise, and social time within the confines of our four walls. We have missed much quality time with the ones we love the most, some of whom have been directly impacted by the virus. Families around the world were not prepared for the ways the pandemic would change education for …

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At North Country HealthCare, we couldn’t make nearly as much of an impact if we didn’t have our local partners. We rely on collaboration to advance ou …

Registered dietitian nutritionists help individuals manage chronic disease like diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, and more. North Country Healt …

The Health Insurance Marketplace, or healthcare.gov, will be open for a Special Enrollment Period February 15 through August 15. North Country HealthC …

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