Ferndale Community Health Center

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Hours & Contact

Ferndale Community Health Center

638 Main Street
Ferndale, CA 95536

Phone: (707)786-4028

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm

Open Door Pediatric Services


Family practice services for all of your primary medical needs, including diagnosis, treatment and referral for more advanced care as necessary. Clinic provides diagnosis and treatment for acute illnesses (such as flu, colds, aches and pains, fatigue) and chronic conditions (including diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, emphysema). Routine health screenings, immunizations and boosters, and lab tests are provided as appropriate. We work to help you with disease prevention, health maintenance activities and ways you can take care of yourself. Well-child examinations and annual adult check-ups offered to all patients.

Additional services at Ferndale Community Health & Wellness Center include: Behavioral Health Counseling and Support, Opiate Dependency Treatment, Diabetes Education, Nutritional Counseling and Women’s Health. Patients established at the Ferndale Community Health & Wellness Center can be referred to other Open Door Clinics, including the Telehealth & Visiting Specialist Center, for additional and specialty services. Young children should be seen often for routine immunizations and well-child examinations.

Older children and adults should be seen for routine check-ups every year. Public or private coverage is typically available for children. Coverage for adults depends on a number of factors; we will assist you in determining eligibility for Medi-Cal, Medicare, CMSP, Family PACT and other programs. Those without insurance are eligible for discounts based on income and ability to pay. We accept most private insurance.

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Elaine Bettiga, FNP
Elaine Bettiga, FNP
Elaine Bettiga, FNP/PA-C is a native of New Jersey. She received her R.N. Degree at Long Beach City College in 1986, specializing in Pediatric Intensive Care as well as Adult ICU and Emergency room medicine. She received her FNP and PA certification at UC Davis in 1999. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine but has a particular interest in pediatrics and women’s health. Elaine lives with her husband in Fortuna and has 3 grown children. She has resided in Fortuna since 1995. She enjoys reading, gardening and travel.
Joan Butler, FNP
Joan Butler, FNP