NorthCountry Clinic

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Hours & Contact

NorthCountry Clinic
785 18th Street
Arcata, CA 95521
Phone: (707) 822-2481
Fax: (707) 822-3656
Hours: Mon thru Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm


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 and 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 the NorthCountry Clinic include: Behavioral Health Counseling and Support, Opiate Dependency Treatment, and Women’s Health. Patients can also be referred to see our Case Manager for assistance with housing, employment, paperwork and numerous other services. Patients established at the NorthCountry Clinic can be referred to other Open Door Clinics, including the Telehealth & Visiting Specialist Center, for additional and specialty services. Referral to and coordination with other specialists provided as needed, with follow-up care in the clinic. The clinic also provides follow-up care after hospital stays.

The clinic has 14 private examination rooms, with four physicians, three mid-level practitioners and a clinical psychologist on staff. 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 insurances.



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    “As a doctor, there is only so much I can do. By creating partnerships, promoting healthy survivorship, and supporting each other, we increase our power to heal and enjoy life.”

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    Julie Ohnemus, MD (NorthCountry Clinic)