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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 …

North Country HealthCare – 501(c)(3) and Board of Directors

June 5, 2020 by Jessica Gee


We are debuting the next short video of our series, “North Country HealthCare – 501(c)(3) and BOD.” North Country HealthCare is a community health center. Community health centers keep communities healthy. We are an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) with a policy-making board of directors. As a community health center, half of our board is made up of patients that help guide our purpose to ensure patient safety and security. As a 501(c)(3), North Country HealthCare is considered a charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service, or IRS. In order to qualify as a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization, a nonprofit must exist for …

Handwashing made possible, even without running water

June 1, 2020 by Jessica Gee


An Artisan Metal Works employee shows off a handwashing station that was donated to a family without running water living on the Navajo Reservation. News reports have told how the Navajo Nation has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. As of Sunday, the Nation has reported 5,250 COVID cases, making it one of the hardest hit communities in the U.S. per capita. The spread of the disease can be attributed to limited access to medical care, multiple families living in one home, and a lack of running water. Here in northern Arizona, several local businesses are working to do their …

Crisis Spurs Collaboration at North Country HealthCare

May 5, 2020 by Jessica Gee


As a healthcare provider to over 55,000 patients across northern Arizona, North Country HealthCare has had to respond quickly and creatively to the COVID-19 pandemic. Providers and staff have drawn upon personal connections, partnering with local businesses in order to access critical supplies. Like the rest of the world, Flagstaff’s medical community has faced shortages of medical equipment – like masks and hand sanitizer – needed to care for northern Arizonans. A personal connection brings isopropyl alcohol One item in short supply across the country is isopropyl alcohol, which can be used to sanitize objects, such as reusable personal protective …

North Country HealthCare’s Patient Experience

May 4, 2020 by Jessica Gee


We are debuting the next short video of our series, “North Country HealthCare’s Patient Experience.” North Country HealthCare is a community health center. Community health centers keep communities healthy. Your experience at North Country HealthCare is a top priority. We want it to be a positive one. We capture feedback from our patients in many ways – we take what you say to our leadership, so they can make changes that are right for you. At North Country HealthCare, we want our patients and their family members to have an excellent experience from the moment they schedule their appointment. It’s …

North Country HealthCare Receives $35,000 from Delta Dental of Arizona

April 29, 2020 by Jessica Gee


The funds provided by Delta Dental of Arizona will be used for primary care services. Community health centers across Arizona are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide care for underserved and uninsured populations. As a healthcare partner and the largest dental benefits provider in the state, Delta Dental of Arizona continually reinforces the connection between oral health and overall health. To help support these patients in this unprecedented time, Delta Dental of Arizona, through its foundation, is donating $500,000 to the 23 federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) across the state. North Country HealthCare will receive $35,000 …

North Country HealthCare Launches Virtual Appointments

April 20, 2020 by Jessica Gee


North Country HealthCare is now offering virtual visits – allowing patients to receive care from the comfort of their home. North Country HealthCare has launched virtual healthcare appointments, as a response to the coronavirus pandemic. Individuals who are experiencing flu-like symptoms will use North Country HealthCare’s online symptom checker tool to indicate what symptoms they are currently experiencing. They can then request a 15-minute, online appointment with a North Country HealthCare provider by calling the hotline number provided after they complete the symptom checker tool. North Country HealthCare’s CEO Dr. Anne Newland and her team of highly-skilled providers decided to …

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 …

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