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    Celebrating National Health Center Week 2021

    July 26, 2021 by Jessica Gee
    National Health Center Week Image

    National Health Center Week takes place Aug. 8 – 14, 2021. The team at North Country HealthCare is excited to celebrate National Health Center Week 2021 from August 8 – August 14. The week serves as an opportunity to highlight the important work beingRead on…

    Committed to the Oral Health of Northern Arizona’s Children

    July 6, 2021 by Jessica Gee

    North Country’s dental team educates patients where they are – in the clinic or out in the community. Many people may not realize that tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children. Tooth decay is an infectious, transmissible disease caRead on…

    Roxana Contreras Cardiel Awarded Key to the City

    June 21, 2021 by Jessica Gee

    Roxana Contreras Cardiel was awarded a Key to the City by former Flagstaff mayor Coral Evans. In 2014 Roxana Contreras Cardiel was walking into the living room of a Flagstaff resident, discussing ways to improve the health and wellbeing of those livingRead on…

    AZ Bill Bolsters New Family & Community Medicine Residency

    June 14, 2021 by Jessica Gee
    Arizona House of Representatives Building

    AZ House Bill 2392 will pump much-needed funding into residency programs across the state. Earlier this year Governor Doug Ducey signed AZ House Bill 2392 to provide much-needed funding for community health centers that sponsor graduate medical educatiRead on…

    COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Available at North Country HealthCare

    April 21, 2021 by Jessica Gee

    North County HealthCare is committed to helping our communities get vaccinated. Our top priority is to protect you and your family from COVID-19, so we can all get back to a routine that feels a little more normal. After extensive research and testing,Read on…

    North Country HealthCare CEO Honored with ATHENA Award

    March 26, 2021 by Jessica Gee

    Today the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce hosted their virtual ceremony for the 32nd Annual ATHENA Award and ATHENA Young Professional Award. We are proud to announce that North Country HealthCare’s CEO Dr. Anne Newland was this year’s ATHENA AwaRead on…

    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 reRead on…

    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 lRead on…

    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 afRead on…

    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 inRead on…

    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 WaRead on…

    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 eRead on…

    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 yeaRead on…

    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 oRead on…

    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 hardRead on…

    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 hRead on…

    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) withRead on…

    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 SunRead on…

    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 businRead on…

    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 iRead on…

    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 parRead on…

    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 whRead on…

    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 iRead on…

    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 proviRead on…

    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 includingRead on…

    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. TRead on…

    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 areRead on…

    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 schooRead on…

    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 MountainsRead on…

    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 helpersRead on…

    Check Out Our New Program Eligibility Tool!

    July 18, 2019 by Jessica Gee
    Program Eligibility Tool at northcountryhealthcare.org

    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 easRead on…

    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 abilityRead on…

    Check Out Our New Short Videos!

    June 17, 2019 by Jessica Gee

    Today we are rolling the first video in our series of ten short videos that explain all about North Country HealthCare. The first video focuses on who we are and who we care for. Check it out! North Country HealthCare is a community health center. CommRead on…

    Meeting the Healthcare Needs of Transgender Patients

    June 17, 2019 by Jessica Gee

    Many transgender people face barriers to utilizing basic primary and preventive healthcare. Social awareness and acceptance of transgender individuals has increased over the past decade. Yet transgender people often face barriers to finding and utiliziRead on…

    North Country HealthCare Addresses Doctor Shortage in Northern AZ

    June 7, 2019 by Jessica Gee

    Seven ATSU-SOMA students graduated from medical school last May. Right now Arizona needs an additional 605 primary care physicians to address its shortage of health professionals, according to the 2019 State Health Assessment, released last month by thRead on…

    $750K Included in State Budget for North Country HealthCare Graduate Medical Education

    June 4, 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 learned last Tuesday that Arizona senators included $750K in the state budget to help fund North CRead on…

    “All of Us” Research Program at North Country HealthCare

    May 30, 2019 by Starla Collins

    Do you ever wonder how we know about the health and lifestyle of certain populations? Or how we know what the health concerns of certain groups are? The answer is, from people like YOU! Health information and research exists only through the participatRead on…

    Graduate Medical Education Funding Goes Unaddressed in (Leaked) State Budget

    May 22, 2019 by Jessica Gee

    Including graduate medical education in the state budget would create more healthcare jobs in AZ. North Country HealthCare is disappointed to learn today, after insiders leaked the state House budget, that funding for Graduate Medical Education (GME) iRead on…

    Theresa’s Story: Running for a Cure

    April 12, 2019 by Jessica Gee

    Theresa Salvatore, FNP and her dad. Theresa Salvatore, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner at North Country HealthCare. Theresa cares for patients at North Country HealthCare’s Winslow and Flagstaff locations. She is passionate about prevenRead on…

    Congress Must Approve Budget to Fund Vital Community Health Centers

    January 18, 2018 by Starla Collins

    Healthcare can be one of the more complicated and divisive political issues any policymaker has to work on. Every decision made in Congress can significantly impact the lives of millions of people regardless of age, health needs, social-economic statusRead on…

    Celebrating 10 Years of Providing Care at 4th Street Building

    December 4, 2017 by Jessica Gee

    On November 30, North Country HealthCare celebrated the 10 year anniversary of its Flagstaff – 4th Street building. Guests included donors who gave to the building’s capital campaign over a decade ago, as well as the many community partners who have suRead on…

    North Country HealthCare Provider to Run the Boston Marathon

    November 27, 2017 by Jessica Gee

    Theresa Salvatore, FNP and her dad, Andy, will run the 2018 Boston Marathon together in April. Theresa Salvatore, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner and one of the newest healthcare providers to join the North Country HealthCare team. TherRead on…

    Joining the Fight Against Suicide

    September 26, 2017 by Jessica Gee
    Two women posing at an Out of the Darkness Walk

    Flagstaff’s first annual Out of the Darkness Walk takes place Saturday, September 30th at 8am. This Saturday, September 30th North Country HealthCare will join with many other local organizations to raise awareness for suicide prevention in northern ArRead on…

    North Country HealthCare Celebrates National Health Center Week 2017

    August 24, 2017 by Jessica Gee
    Dr. Anne Newland, CEO, giving presentation.

    On August 16th, North Country HealthCare hosted a breakfast and presentation in celebration of National Health Center Week. CEO Dr. Anne Newland presented to state and local policymakers and business leaders. On Wednesday August 16th, North Country HeaRead on…

    Video: Creating Healthier Communities

    August 14, 2017 by Jessica Gee

    In honor of National Health Center Week, we’re excited to debut our “Creating Healthier Communities” video, a project that we’re very proud of. The goal of this video is to help educate our community about the many things that North Country HealthCareRead on…

    Men’s health: Why you should get a regular check-up

    June 28, 2017 by Jessica Gee
    Jesse Crane, DO

    Jesse Crane, DO is accepting new patients at North Country HealthCare’s Flagstaff 4th Street location. By Jesse Crane, DO, family medicine physician at North Country HealthCare Men are more likely than women to die from 14 out of the 15 leading causesRead on…

    NACASA Celebrates a Decade of Providing Care after Assault

    February 17, 2017 by Jessica Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    “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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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…

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

    June 2, 2016 by Jessica Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Lucero are dental patients at North Country HealthCare – Flagstaff. Each of these women have been without accesRead on…

    Tania’s Story: Fearless in the Face of Cancer

    April 19, 2016 by Jessica Gee

    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 Gee

    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 Gee

    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

    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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