COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Vaccination against COVID-19 remains the single best thing you can do to protect yourself and your family against the virus. As of July 1, Mountain Family has provided over 7,600 vaccine doses to community members. We recently switched to offering Pfizer vaccine as our primary vaccine available. This allows us to vaccinate anyone 12 and older […]

School Based Health Care at Glenwood Springs High School

We are very pleased to announce the opening of our newest school based health center, located in the Glenwood Springs High School. We recently had a soft opening and are planning a grand opening celebration for August 24th. Adolescents are traditionally difficult to reach for primary medical, dental and behavioral health care and this clinic […]

National Health Center Week 2021: Celebrating Community Health Center Patients and Boards

National Health Center Week 2021: Celebrating Community Health Center Patients and Boards National Health Center Week is August 8-14, 2021, and this year we honor the diverse individuals and families who choose Community Health Centers nationwide for their integrated medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare needs.  We honor Community Health Center Boards of Directors nationwide, which […]

Health For All Fund and Founding Members Continue To Make A Difference

Thanks to our many loyal and generous donors, The Mountain Family Health For All Fund continues its support of the doctors, nurses, and other providers at our four health centers and our six school-based health centers.  Donors to the fund support vital health-care services, including COVID-19 testing and vaccine inoculations as well as primary care […]

June 2021 Exemplary Care Award Winner- Cristina Andrade

Nominated by Barb Corcoran: Cristina really struggled with caring for a patient that seemed to be having a panic/anxiety attack, which then turned into a seizure, paramedics were called.    Cristina continues to work with this patient, provide excellent care and is getting her hooked up with services to help her live a healthier, fuller life […]

June 2021 Mariposa Award Winner- Alexis States

Nominated by: Pam Herrera, CCMA Alexis is my go-to person when I have any questions. During new hire orientation Alexis explains in depth what the MAS role consist off, gives out a schedule that they will follow and what their training will look like and the steps to become a certified medical assistant. Alexis is also in […]

May 2021 Mariposa Award Winner- Stephany Ortega

Nominated by: Dalia SalazarStephany is very caring and always willing to help. I believe her dedication and motivation make her a great candidate for this award. Nominated by: Pam HerreraI would like to nominate Stephany Ortega RN for the Mariposa Award for the following reasons.Stephany has been a team player since she first started in […]

Vaccine Days at Basalt High School- May 20th and June 10th

Basalt High School May 20th from 130p-4p, 16 yrs of age and older.  We are offering 1st and 2nd doses (you did not have to get your 1st dose with us if you still need your 2nd dose you can come) No appointment needed June 10th from 130p-4p, 16 yrs of age and older.  2nd Doses only, (you did […]

Health For All Fund and Founding Members Continue To Make A Difference

Thanks to our many loyal and generous donors, The Mountain Family Health For All Fund continues its support of the doctors, nurses, and other providers on the front lines at our four health centers and our six school-based health centers.  Donors to the fund support vital health-care services, including COVID-19 testing and vaccine inoculations as […]

April 6, 2021 COVID-19 Update

2021 has already been a whirlwind of a year for us here at Mountain Family. While we spent the majority of 2020 focused on COVID testing, in just two and a half months, we have given more vaccines than tests conducted since the start of the pandemic. On January 20th we started administering the COVID-19 […]

April 2021 Exemplary Care Award Winner: Mary Patternson, FNP

by Dr. Casey AquirreTime and time again I see Mary providing excellent care and her patients let us know how great she is for MFHC. Not only does she consistently work to care for her patients but is always willing to take an extra shift to help me out when I need a break. I […]

April 2021 Mariposa Winner: Amanda Canete, Practice Manager

Nominated by: Wynette JacksonI have never had a Boss that worked so hard for each of her workers to make sure we have everything we need to succeed in every aspect of our job and life. She has always given her hand out when you need help, a shoulder to cry on just when you […]

Time for a Check-Up? Delving Back into Dental Care

Now that COVID-19 vaccines are available for anyone 18 and older, you can re-focus on dental care for the whole family. Mountain Family has provided dental care through tele-dentistry since the beginning of the pandemic last March, and we are happy to announce that we are now offering full-service in-clinic dental care at our locations […]

7,500 Left Behind: The Remaining Uninsured in 2021

By Ross Brooks, CEO, patient, Mountain Family Health Centers Today more than a third of the 21,000 patients served at Mountain Family Health Centers have no health insurance. That’s more than 7,500 human beings in Garfield, Eagle, and/or Pitkin Counties without the insurance to cover their medical, behavioral, and/or dental healthcare needs.    This sobering […]

MA Training with NIMAA Begins Sept. 2021

Starting a career in healthcare? Mountain Family Health Centers will be starting MA training with the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (please tag NIMAA) starting September 2021. Total program costs is under $7000. To learn more, visit www.nimaa.org. Applications close July 17th.

Celebrating Diane Purse and Wishing Her Well in Retirement

by Dr. Kent PetrieWhen Diane Purse joined our provider staff at Eagle Care Clinic (now Mountain Family) in 2004, our care of children took a “quantum leap.” Her outstanding clinical skills were evident from the start. I have always considered her the best “pediatrician” in our area. When she asks me for advice, she already […]

Here Comes the Sun: Building Hope by Vaccinating Against COVID-19

This past fall, most national experts predicted a cold and dark winter for the United States as COVID-19 cases and deaths grew precipitously.  Unfortunately, the expert predictions were mainly correct, as national COVID cases reached their peak on January 8, 2021, with 315,179 positive COVID-19 cases in a single day, according to the Centers for […]

March 2021 Exemplary Care Award Winner: Noreen Woods

“I would like to nominate Noreen for the Exemplary Provider award.  Her assessments of patients are thorough, thoughtful and professional.  I just recently had a patient go through a very, very difficult medication change for bipolar disorder with a lot of terrible side effects, lethargy, confusion.  Noreen walked beside this patient, calling them, checking in, […]

March 2021 Mariposa Award Winner: Lucas Wagner

“I would like to nominate Lucas Wagner, an important team member in IT, for the Mariposa award.  Lucas consistently goes the extra mile to ensure our staff at MFHC is taken care of with their technology problems.  For the past few weeks, Lucas has been pulling extra time because we are short 1 helpdesk person.  […]

Special Thanks to our Health for All Fund Founding Members

We are pleased to welcome the individuals and families listed below as Founding Members of our new Health For All Fund, totaling 47 to date.  Founding Members agree make gifts over three years to the Health For All Fund, ensuring that a steady stream of life-saving funds will continue to benefit the 21,000 patients we […]

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OUR MISSION

We improve the health of our community by providing equitable and affordable medical, behavioral, and dental healthcare for all.


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1905 Blake Avenue, Suite 101
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601