Celebrating Expanded Access to Affordable Health Insurance for Colorado’s Most Vulnerable

Ross Brooks, CEO, Patient First, we celebrate the implementation of the Colorado Option, which passed the Colorado legislature in 2021, due in large part to the leadership of our state elected officials, partners, patients, and staff. The Colorado Option is a state-specific health coverage plan that increases health coverage enrollment and lowers health care costs, […]

COVID Vaccine Update

Matt Percy, MDCo-Chief Medical Officer, Rifle Site Medical Director I last wrote an update for our November 2021 newsletter on COVID vaccines. At that time, I was excited about initial booster doses being approved for all ages as well as the impending approval of a vaccine for children ages 5-11. In the eight months since […]

Explore a Career at Mountain Family

Dana Peterson, SHRM-SCP, SPHRHuman Resource Director At Mountain Family, we don’t merely talk about health. We live it. Why? Healthier, happier employees improve both their own lives and those of everyone around them. It raises the social success, efficiency, and energy of the whole organization. Here at Mountain Family, you can enjoy an active, outdoor […]

Thank You For Making an Impact Through Our Health For All Fund

Jan Jennings, Director of Development At Mountain Family, we improve the health of our community by providing equitable and affordable medical, behavioral, and dental healthcare for all.  We could not do it without your valuable support.  Thanks to everyone who contributed to our Health For All Fund this past year.  Our Health For All Fund […]

Please Join Us in Welcoming Our New Healthcare Providers

We are delighted to welcome new providers to Mountain Family and extend our care to children, adolescents, adults, and families, providing integrated medical, behavioral, and dental healthcare services at our four hub sites in Basalt, Glenwood Springs, Rifle, and Edwards. Our five school-based health centers also provide essential primary care in Basalt, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, and […]

Leave a Legacy

Since 1978, Mountain Family has had a lasting belief: we believe healthcare is a human right. We improve the health of our community by providing equitable and affordable medical, behavioral, and dental healthcare for all. You can join Mountain Family in securing this legacy of care. By remembering Mountain Family Health Centers with a gift […]

Mountain Family Awarded Strawberry Days 1st Place Non-Profit Float in Glenwood Springs

The theme for this year’s Glenwood Springs Strawberry Days Parade was “125 Years of Awesomeness – Think All Things Strawberry Days!” Our staff chose to celebrate the ‘50s era of Strawberry Days on June 18, 2022 by dressing up as characters from the movie, Grease. Our Edwards Site Practice Director, Amanda Canete, led the staff […]

Exemplary Care Provider Award: June 2022

Audrey Fisher, DDS Rifle Integrated Health Center, Mobile Dental Van “I recently had the pleasure of comanaging a complicated dental patient with Audrey Fisher, DDS. I had cared for this patient at the beginning of my career at MFHC, and Audrey was kind enough to come in and see the patient. She speaks so calmly […]

Mariposa Award: June 2022

Nataly Meraz, RN, BSN School-Based Health Centers “To say that Nataly is a crucial member of our team is an understatement. She proves to be a leader, mentor, and patient advocate daily, whether is it spending time educating our team, going the extra mile for a patient, or challenging the status quo. Nataly approaches each […]

Community Owned: Honoring Our Board of Directors and Jon Fox-Ruben

Community Health Centers nationwide are governed by patient-majority boards of directors comprised of at least 51% patients who use the services of their local Community Health Center. At Mountain Family today, our Board of Directors is led by patients, more than 65% of whom receive their medical, dental, and/or behavioral healthcare at Mountain Family. Our patient-centered governance […]

Honoring Nurses at Mountain Family on National Nurses Day – May 6, 2022

As Ross Brooks, CEO of Mountain Family Health Centers, shares, “I applaud the valuable work our nursing staff does at Mountain Family, caring for more than 22,400 patients at our 10 health center sites in Western Colorado. We could not provide the exceptional quality of patient-centered, bicultural, and bilingual care we do without our nurses.”   […]

Health For All Fund – Your Generosity Makes A Difference

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the Health For All Fund. We are pleased to share that over 145 donors have stepped forward during our fiscal year which continues until May 31, 2022. Thanks to extraordinary generosity, Mountain Family was able to meet our goal of $100,000 in matching funds from the 2020 […]

9 Health Fair is May 7th in Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs Feria de SaludDate: 05/07/2022Time: 9:00AM – 1:00PM Location: 1521 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED from 8 am – 2:30 pm on Saturday, May 7. If you are able to draw blood, speak Spanish, or just want to help with this great community event, please feel free to sign up to […]

Advance Your Career with NIMAA Training

Did you know that Mountain Family has a partnership with NIMAA to help train and employ medical assistants? The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is a nonprofit education institute that trains medical assistants to work effectively in today’s high-performing primary care settings. NIMAA was created by community health centers to provide access to education […]

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Since 1978, Mountain Family has had a lasting belief: we believe healthcare is a human right. We improve the health of our community by providing equitable and affordable medical, behavioral, and dental healthcare for all. You can join Mountain Family in securing this legacy of care. By remembering Mountain Family Health Centers with a gift […]

Gladys Andrade Celebrated Her 20 Year Anniversary April 5, 2022

Thank you Gladys Andrade, CCMA as she celebrates her 20 Year Anniversary with Mountain Family Health Centers! “MFHC is lucky to have had Gladys working on our team for two decades. She is a pleasure to work with and kind to patients and co-workers alike. Gladys also has quiet, but witty sense of humor and […]

What We’re Reading

U.S. renews COVID-19 public health emergency | Reuters Congratulations to the 2022 Garfield County Humanitarian Awards Recipients: Garfield County humanitarians honored with return of live awards ceremony | PostIndependent.com.

Art Fernandez Wins Inspirational Leadership Award

Congratulations to Mountain Family Health Centers’ Chief Operating Officer, Art Fernandez, on receiving an Inspirational Leadership Award from the Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care at the 2022 Annual CASBHC Conference last week. Here is an excerpt from his recognition: “He brings such great humor and congeniality to the work… Mountain Family saw some incredible […]

May 2022 Mariposa Award Winner

Congratulations Laura Guttierrez, Behavioral Health Advocate “Laura recently took on the responsibility of becoming our lead BHA and has been going above and beyond in her transition of rolls. She has worked hard to train and support new staff , organize and take ownership of projects, and also serve on various committees in the organization […]

Exemplary Care Award Winner – May 2022

Congratulations Karen Torres RN, BSN “For exemplary care, I nominate Karen Torres (and Molli Deines and Dr. Mizner).  Throughout the COVID pandemic, Karen has been a leader in the Rifle Clinic. (Hey Karen, remember when you went on maternity leave in 2020 and thought that COVID would be over when you got back??)  There is […]

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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