August 2020 Mariposa Award Winner: Consuelo Gaytan

Nominated by: Nataly Meraz Consuelo is very deserving of this month’s Mariposa Award. Consuelo exemplifies the values and principles of Mountain Family Health Centers by showing high quality work in whatever task she is working on. I am thankful for the leadership she has provided to the team in Basalt during the last half a […]

August 2020 Exemplary Care Award: Natasha Ellwood

“I am sure that my nominee has been recognized before, and I am still going to nominate Natasha Ellwood for Exemplary Care.  I get to work with some of the best people here at the Rifle clinic. From the medical providers to dental and even our beloved behavioral health providers, I am constantly counting my blessings and […]

Rural Coloradans need affordable, accessible health care

by Ross Brooks, CEO and Patient We all know that COVID-19 has hit our local economies hard. Too many of our rural neighbors are struggling to make ends meet, put food on the table, or even keep a roof over their heads. At the worst possible time, many Coloradans in rural areas find their access […]

Welcome Kendra Nagey, our New Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kendra will be working out of our Rifle clinic and was born and raised outside Boston, MA. She attended Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing for her BSN and MSN. Before becoming a PNP, Kendra worked as a pediatric emergency nurse. After completing her PNP training, Kendra joined a large pediatric practice in Annapolis, MD. […]

Parenting During Pandemic

by Gary Schreiner,  PhD, Behavioral Health Director These are surreal and unusual times.We need to adapt to these uncommon times by keeping our family and ourselves physically and emotionally healthy. Remember the saying, “Kids don’t do as we say but do as we do”?  If your children see you anxious, feeling down, and/or angry, then […]

July 2020 Exemplary Care Award

by Jenny Lang-Burns I want to acknowledge the incredible work the dental team does every day. It feels as though our dental team does not get enough recognition for their work. I am nominating Cathy Lettice who shared what she does every day to improve the lives of our patients. I have had the honor […]

July Mariposa Award Winner: Wynette Jackson

Nominated by: Barbara CorcoranWynette, she just works hard and is super kind with patients.  She is always ready to answer a question or help me out.  AND she has a great laugh 😊 Nominated by: Jacqueline VigilWynette has been the most outstanding co worker I could ask for. We have been dealing with a very serious […]

COVID-19 Testing at Mountain Family Health Centers

Mountain Family Health Centers is testing those with symptoms for the Novel Coronavirus 2019. Testing is by appointment only at our Glenwood Springs, Basalt, and Rifle locations. Symptomatic individuals may also call Mountain Family to schedule a telehealth appointment to assess symptoms and to determine appropriate action. Those with primary care providers outside of Mountain […]

Roaring Fork Schools and Mountain Family Health Centers to provide school-based health care in Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs

Roaring Fork Schools and Mountain Family Health Centers are pleased to announce their new partnership for the operation of five school-based health centers (“SBHCs”) in the district beginning this fall. The partnership includes current SBHCs located at Basalt Elementary, Middle, and High Schools; Roaring Fork High School (Carbondale); and a new health center to be […]

June 2020 Exemplary Care Award: Jessi Pinnock, FNP

“I’d like to nominate Jessi Pinnock for the Exemplary Care Award.  She saw one of my patients in early March, a 60 year old woman with very little significant past medical history who presented with a severe cough (retrospectively she likely had COVID). She caught an abnormal pulse rate, did an EKG and found an […]

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