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.
Health Access Assistance Program (HAAP): HAAP staff available to all DNCHC patients for free assistance services including application assistance for public insurance programs and information on available community resources. HAAP Office at the Wellness Center, Suite 200. Monday-Friday 8:30am-6:30pm and Saturday 9:30am-1:30pm. Walk-In and appointments accepted. (707) 465-1988
Additional services at the Del Norte Community Health Center include: Pediatrics, Behavioral Health Counseling, Diabetes Education, Nutritional Counseling, Teen Clinic (see www.opendoorhealth.com/teenclinic/), HIV/AIDS testing and treatment, Hepatitis C treatment, Nutritional Counseling, and Women’s Health. Patients established at the Del Norte 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 are provided as needed, with follow-up care in the clinic. The clinic also provides follow-up care after hospital stays. The clinic has 20 private examination rooms, with five physicians, two mid-level practitioners, and a clinical psychologist on staff.
Young children should be seen often for immunizations and regular well-child examinations (our pediatrician can explain the best schedule of visits). 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.