Del Norte Community Health Center

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Hours & Contact

Del Norte Community Health Center
550 E Washington Blvd, Suite 100
Crescent City, CA 95531
Mon – Sat:  7:30am – 6:30pm
Phone: (707) 465-6925
Fax: (707) 465-6070


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, 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.



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    “This is my community too. I want it to be the best community it can be. If I can help someone with even one little problem, I’m doing my job. As a community, we are only as healthy as our sickest people. If we do not work to improve the health and well-being of our most struggling citizens, the community as a whole suffers.”

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    “As a team, we work hard to create enough access so that our patients, our neighbors, our friends, can get the quality care they deserve. The staff is part of this community. We are deeply affected by the lives and health of those we serve.”

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