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Del Norte Community Health Center

New Patient to Open Door?

  At Open Door we consider ourselves partners in your care team. We will help you develop your own personalized care plan and help coordinate and advocate with other health or wellness teams you are a part of. [fancy-title type="h3"]Preparing For Your Appointment[/fancy-title] Bring a list of your current medications (or bring the bottles) so [...]

Del Norte Women’s Health Fair

[title-subtitle-heading subtitle="Celebrating National Women’s Health Week"]2014 Women's Health Fair[/title-subtitle-heading] Friday, May 9     8:30 am – 5:00 pm Del Norte Community Health Center Katrina Groves, MD; Laura Lyons, FNP, PA-C; Melody Pope, FNPS will be available to answer your questions on Women’s Health Issues FREE FOR WOMEN WITHOUT INSURANCE Breast Exams and Pap Smears Please call [...]

Del Norte Community Health Center

[fancy-title type="h3"]Keeping The Community Healthy[/fancy-title] “Our patients are working professionals, homeless community members, retirees, children, and everyone in between,” says Hilda Yepes-Contreras, site administrator at Del Norte Community Health Center, “I think there used to be a misconception that we only saw MediCal patients, but that just isn’t the case. We do quality care here, [...]

The Importance of Tdap Immunizations

Whooping cough is a serious disease which can be fatal to infants and young children. It starts with cold like symptoms, mild cough, runny nose, and mild fever which last 1-2 weeks; this is also the infectious stage of the disease.  By the time that the severe cough starts and whooping cough is suspected the [...]

Members of the Open Door Patient Advisory Share Their Experience

When Maile Cortez and her husband moved to Arcata ten years ago, they worried about how to manage their significant medical concerns. They saw Humboldt Open Door Clinic (HODC), walked through the front door and found the right place. The respect and care that the Cortez’ received convinced Maile that they had found their home. [...]

What Is Covered Now For California Dental

[fancy-title type="h3"]What Is Covered Now For California Dental[/fancy-title] [divider /] In 2009, the California Medi-Cal program eliminated most dental benefits for adults; children’s services are still a covered benefit. A court challenge briefly returned adult dental care to the Medi-Cal program, but a final ruling in May upheld the elimination of adult benefits. “This has [...]