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Brighter Smiles for a Brighter Future: North Country HealthCare’s Pediatric Dental Services

02/15/2024 by Kari Perlewitz


February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which is the perfect time to shine a light on the importance of pediatric dental services and the lifelong benefits of good dental habits! For us here at North Country HealthCare, nurturing these habits from an early age is one of the most important ways we build healthier futures and healthier communities in Northern Arizona. What Do Pediatric Dental Visits Entail? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends scheduling a child’s first dental appointment as soon as their first tooth appears, or by their first birthday. This might seem too early, but these …

Nurturing Aspiring Healthcare Professionals with Our Future Faces of Family Medicine Program

01/31/2024 by Kari Perlewitz


In the heart of Flagstaff, a groundbreaking initiative is shaping the future of healthcare! North Country HealthCare’s Future Faces of Family Medicine (FFFM) program aims to provide an invaluable mentorship opportunity to students who have expressed an interest in healthcare. This in-person program exposes students to a wide range of applications and topics designed to prepare them for a potential future career in the healthcare industry. The Future Faces of Family Medicine program is run through The NARBHA Institute  Family & Community Medicine Residency program at the Colorado Plateau Center for Health Professions (CPCHP), with funding from the Direct Relief …

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

08/05/2016 by Sarah Pena


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 make the waiting time easier for families with small children. The Early Literacy Station includes a quality collection of books, a comfy bench, a computer with early literacy games, and a listening center. These unique options will not only spark learning and creativity in awaiting patients, but will also promote services offered at the Flagstaff Public Libraries. Library story time and event calendars are displayed, giving …

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

06/28/2016 by Sarah Pena


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 for Disease Control and Prevention. Until recently, families living in northern Arizona were forced to drive to Phoenix to have their child screened for being at-risk for ASD. Dr. Rosalie Marinelli, MD, a pediatrician at North Country HealthCare, is now certified to determine if a child is at risk for ASD; she is one of only two pediatricians able to do …

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

06/02/2016 by Sarah Pena


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, an organization that advocates for healthier communities across the United States. Active Living by Design (ALBD) published a collection of six case examples about clinical-community partnerships which have effectively addressed social determinants of health and have advocated to improve community conditions. In publishing the case studies, ALBD hopes to highlight best practices of clinical-community collaboration, and to serve as a …

Ahoy to Summer: Anchors Aweigh to Health!

04/11/2016 by Sarah Pena


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 30th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event, sponsored by North Country HealthCare and the City of Flagstaff, will feature free health and dental screenings from North Country HealthCare providers, free sports physicals, and tons of great information about children’s health and wellness. Kids will love all the fun activity stations, live music from the Big …

Flagstaff

12/27/2015 by northmin


North Country HealthCare — Flagstaff North Country HealthCare Flagstaff is our largest facility conveniently located on 4th Street, where patients have access to extensive healthcare services. We are committed to improving the overall health and wellness of the community through services such as family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, dental care and behavioral health. In addition to our 4th Street location, North Country also has a location on the west side of Flagstaff on University Avenue. North Country HealthCare’s doctors and care providers are dedicated to providing primary care to you and your whole family. Our family practice offers walk-ins and …

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