Willow Creek Community Health Center

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Hours & Contact

Willow Creek Community Health Center

38883 Hwy 299
Willow Creek, Ca 95573

Phone: (530) 629-3111
Fax: (530) 629-3122

Clinic Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm
Saturdays by appointment only (NO EMERGENCY SERVICES)

Teen Clinic Hours:
Private visits for teens are available anytime during clinic hours

Open Door Pediatric Services


Clinic provides services for established patients, 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 have on-site X-ray and lab services for our established patients and acute care needs.  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 Willow Creek Community Health Center include: Behavioral Health Counseling and Support, Pediatric Behavioral Health, Diabetes Education, Prenatal Care, Women’s Health and X-ray. Patients established at the Willow Creek Community Health Center 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 eight private examination rooms, with one physician, two mid-level practitioners and a behavioral health provider 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 insurance.

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Norman Bensky, MD
Norman Bensky, MD
Norman Bensky, MD has been an integral part of the Humboldt County medical landscape since 1985. He received his Medical Degree at George Washington University School of Medicine and completed his Family Practice residency at the University of Florida School of Medicine in Gainesville. He has been active both in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, end of life care, and teaching throughout the county, from Fortuna to Willow Creek.

Dr. Bensky has served the eastern Humboldt community for many years and serves as the Medical Director for the Willow Creek Community Health Center. His passion is fly fishing, and he also enjoys whitewater boating, bicycling, and environmental activism.

Jane Manning, PA-C
Jane Manning, PA-C
Kara Zertuche, FNP
Kara Zertuche, FNP
Kara Zertuche, FNP, joined Open Door Community Health Centers in the Spring of 2011.

She is a graduate of Samuel Merritt University, where she earned her Master of Science Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner in December 2010.