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 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 […]

Mountain Family Inaugurates the Health For All Fund

 Last year Mountain Family Health Centers inaugurated our new “Health For All Fund” – a place where individuals, families, businesses, and friends can support our life-saving work.Donors to this fund support areas of greatest need throughout Mountain Family, including COVID-19 testing and vaccine inoculations as well as primary care for the 21,000 patients served in […]

February 2021: Exemplary Care Award Winners

Corrinne Johnson, PAC | Audrey Fisher, DDS | Kendra Nagey, CPNP “Today Corrinne Johnson squeezed our two year old daughter in to complete an urgent acute care appointment. Sloan had bitten through her tongue and lip the night prior. Her father and I were very worried her tongue would not be ok. Corrinne gathered the […]

February 2021 Mariposa Award Winner: Wendy Flottmeyer

“She is hardworking and a thought leader.  I appreciate the way she incorporates humor and determination into her work regimen.  I often tease that we give all the hard work to Wendy when we work on projects, but in actuality that’s the truth!” Steven Leazer “There is a silent hero among us. She quietly does […]

Uninsured Coloradans Can Enroll Now Through May 15, 2021

Connect for Health Colorado, the state’s official health insurance marketplace, has opened a new Uninsured Enrollment Period that runs through May 15, 2021 to help as many people as possible protect their health and safety. Anyone who is uninsured can enroll during this time, without having a qualifying event to sign up. As a reminder, […]

Covid Vaccine Update

Mountain Family Health Centers is pleased to be able to offer vaccinations against COVID-19 in accordance with the state of Colorado’s priority phases. To date, we have vaccinated 500+ community members and are excited to help protect our patients and community members with this safe, effective vaccine. MFHC is committed to following priority guidance from […]

Phase Distribution of Covid Vaccine- State of Colorado

COVID-19 Vaccine Interest Form

Mountain Family Health Centers (MFHC) is working with Garfield County Public Health, our local hospital partners, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to ensure that everyone in our community has access to the vaccine who wants it. The state has a phased approach to providing the vaccination. The submission of the information […]

Thank you Donors

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Health For All Fund and our 2020 Rescue Fund Matching Gift program in 2020. We are pleased to say that over 100 donors stepped forward at year-end, enabling us to claim $100,000 in matching funds from the 2020 Rescue Fund. Over 100 donors contributed more than $136,000.  […]

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