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HRSA Announces It Will Fund Family Medicine Residency Program

November 22, 2019 by Jessica Gee


Residents will be trained at North Country HealthCare’s Flagstaff – 4th Street location, as well as throughout northern Arizona. North Country HealthCare received notice last week that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will fund its family medicine residency program, in the amount of $5.4 million over four years, providing vital funds to sustain the residency program. North Country HealthCare’s residency program will begin training four residents in July 2020. HRSA’s funding will come from their Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program. HRSA will award North Country HealthCare $150,000 per year for each resident trained. As a …

National Rural Health Day 2019

November 21, 2019 by Sam Hipolito


2019 NAHEC immersion Every year the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) recognizes the third Thursday in November as National Rural Health Day. Today, November 21, 2019 we join in to celebrate rural communities and the providers that care for them. According to the NOSORH, National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, community-minded, “can do” spirit that prevails in rural America. This day also gives us a chance to bring to light the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face, and showcase the efforts of rural healthcare …

Well Woman HealthCheck Programs Patient of the Month

October 29, 2019 by Sam Hipolito


Josie and Maribel North Country HealthCare’s Well Woman HealthCheck program helps low-income, uninsured and underinsured women (like Maribel) gain access to age-appropriate breast and cervical cancer screening, as well as diagnostic services including clinical breast exams, mammograms, Pap & HPV tests, and pelvic exams. Maribel first started coming to North Country HealthCare in 2013 for care. When Maribel became a patient, she was told about the Well Woman HealthCheck Program through her provider and was encouraged to see if she was eligible for screenings. This is where Maribel’s journey with the Well Woman HealthCheck team started. Luckily, Maribel was eligible …

Raising Awareness on Behavioral Health

October 11, 2019 by Sam Hipolito


Dr. Bennett Edgerly with the North Country HealthCare Fourth St. East Clinic Team. Several colleagues from North Country participated in Flagstaff’s 3rd annual American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) at Buffalo Park on Saturday October 5th. The walk, called the “Out of the Darkness Walk” is a community-based event that brings together friends, family, and supporters of those effected by suicide to raise awareness of suicide prevention, supporting others who have survived suicide, and to raise funds that support suicide prevention resources. Dr. Bennett Edgerly who was the emcee for the event says he was “honored to play a part” …

Teaching Health Centers

September 13, 2019 by Sam Hipolito


We are debuting the next short video of our series, “North Country HealthCare’s Teaching Health Centers.” North Country HealthCare is a community health center. Community health centers keep communities healthy. We are a teaching health center and are committed to training the next generation of health professionals. When medical students train in community health centers, they live and work where you do, too. You never know, they might be your doctor someday soon!  An Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is a federal model to improve the health of communities through better access to care. AHECs work to address the maldistribution …

Our Partners – Keeping Communities Healthy Together

August 28, 2019 by Jessica Gee


We are debuting the next short video of our series, “North Country HealthCare’s Partners.” North Country HealthCare is a community health center. Community health centers keep communities healthy. We couldn’t do what we do without our partners in schools, hospitals, community groups, homeless shelters, churches and local businesses. Your health matters to our community partners, too. The idea for a community health center like North Country HealthCare was first birthed in 1991 when a small group of doctors and nurses, health and human service advocates and consumers worked together to establish the Flagstaff Community Free Clinic. These partners teamed up …

Serving 14 Communities Across Northern Arizona

August 22, 2019 by Jessica Gee


We are debuting the next short video of our series, “North Country HealthCare’s Locations.” North Country HealthCare is a community health center. Community health centers keep communities healthy. We care for northern Arizona, from the White Mountains, to the Petrified Forest, to “Standin’ on a Corner” in Winslow, Arizona. The San Francisco Peaks to the Colorado River and all the way to the Grand Canyon. At North Country HealthCare, it is our mission to make healthcare accessible. That is why we are proud to serve 14 communities across northern Arizona. Our primary care offices are strategically located in medically underserved …

North Country HealthCare’s Caregivers Are Here For You

August 20, 2019 by Jessica Gee


We are debuting the next short video of our series, “North Country HealthCare’s Caregivers.” North Country HealthCare is a community health center. Community health centers keep communities healthy. We have many caregivers: doctors, nurses and helpers of all kinds. We have many assistance programs, too. From growing up strong, to self-empowerment and special screenings, we have many programs to help support you in a journey to a healthier you. As a primary care provider, North Country HealthCare employs a team of highly-qualified caregivers whose priority it is to keep you healthy to do the things you love to do. Our …

Check Out Our New Program Eligibility Tool!

July 18, 2019 by Jessica Gee


North Country HealthCare’s new Program Eligibility Tool is a free resource to help the community find out what assistance programs they may qualify for. North Country HealthCare just launched its new program eligibility tool, which allows anyone to easily pre-screen their eligibility for assistance programs offered by North Country HealthCare and various state and federal programs. This free tool can be accessed using the “Program Eligibility” link on the homepage at northcountryhealthcare.org. Once there, users will enter basic information for themselves, a child, or another person. After answering a short series of questions, a results page will appear, displaying which …

Our Next Short Video, “We Won’t Turn You Away!”

July 4, 2019 by Jessica Gee


We recently shared the first video in our series of ten short videos that explain all about North Country HealthCare. The second video highlights something that makes us unique as a community health center – we won’t turn you away based on your ability to pay. Check it out! North Country HealthCare is a community health center. Community health centers keep communities healthy. We won’t turn you away based on your ability to pay. There are several payment options to get you healthy and on your way. We accept insurance through your employer, or a government program like Medicare or …

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