LOCAL AND REGIONAL
Northern Arizona Healthcare is the largest healthcare organization in northern and central Arizona. NAH provides healthcare services through Flagstaff Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center (with campuses in Cottonwood and Sedona), Northern Arizona Homecare and Hospice, the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona, Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare, Fit Kids of Arizona, and Guardian Air. The organization includes a state-designated Level I Trauma Center, a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and extensive cardiovascular surgical services including traditional and minimally invasive open-heart surgery.
North Country HealthCare is the only publicly supported community health center—federally qualified health center (FQHC)—in northern Arizona. North Country serves 14 communities with 23 sites in medically underserved areas including the communities of Ash Fork, Bullhead City, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon, Holbrook, Kingman, Lake Havasu City, Payson, Round Valley, Seligman, Show Low, St. Johns, Williams, and Winslow. Services include primary care, OB/GYN, dental, behavioral health, physical therapy, community health programs, integrative health, telemedicine, pharmacy services, school-based health services, education programs, and other services.
Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCHD). Coconino County, Arizona, is the second largest (geographic size) county in the United States, and all areas of the county outside of Flagstaff are medically underserved. CCHD’s mission is to prevent epidemics and the spread of disease, protect against environmental hazards, promote and encourage healthy behaviors, and assure accessibility of health services. CCHD services are located in the cities of Flagstaff, Fredonia, Page, and Williams.
Navajo Department of Health (NDOH). The Navajo Nation is the largest American Indian nation in the United States, covering 27,425 square miles and 300,048 enrolled members as of the 2011 census. The NDOH administers 14 public health programs, including the Navajo Special Diabetes Project, Behavioral Health Services, Navajo Epidemiology Center, and Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.
Hopi Department of Health and Human Services. The Hopi Tribe is a sovereign nation located in northeastern Arizona, covering more than 1.5 million acres and includes 12 villages on three mesas. The Hopi Department of Health and Human Services offers support for aging and adult services, wellness including a diabetes program, a fitness center, a Veteran’s Memorial Center, and a tobacco program.
Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority (NARBHA) Institute is a 501(c)3 public charity founded in 1967 in Flagstaff. Its mission is to advance and improve integrated wellness in Arizona, embracing the principles of livable communities, catalytic innovation, and collective impact. The NARBHA Institute serves Mohave, Coconino, Apache, Navajo, Gila, Yavapai, and portions of Graham Counties.
Health Choice Integrated Care is the Regional Behavioral Health Authority for northern Arizona, formed in 2014 as a collaboration between Health Choice, the managed-care solutions division of IASIS Healthcare, and the NARBHA Institute.
Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) provides preventive wellness strategies to empower and advocate for Native people and others in need to create a healthy community based on harmony and to respect indigenous values. NACA has been providing services to urban American Indians and other at-risk groups in Coconino County since 1971; they serve approximately 7,000 individuals and their families each year. Its core program is the Family Health Center, with additional programs in tobacco education, diabetes prevention, and health promotion and disease prevention.
Navajo Area Indian Health Service (IHS) is responsible for the delivery of health services to American Indians in the Four Corners area of the United States, which includes portions of Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado. Health care is provided through inpatient and outpatient contract and community health programs centered around six hospitals, seven full-time health centers, and 15 part-time health stations.
Phoenix Area Indian Health Service (IHS) serves 140,000 American Indians/Alaska Natives in more than 40 tribes in the tri-state area of Arizona, Nevada, and Utah through 10 service units. Services include primary care (inpatient and outpatient), tertiary care, specialty services, dental services, behavioral health, public health nursing, health education, and environmental health services.
Arizona Women, Infants & Children: http://www.azwic.gov/
Arizona Head Start: http://www.azheadstart.org/
Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP): https://www.azdes.gov/azeip
Arizona’s Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC): http://www.azlinks.gov
National Institutes of Health: https://www.nih.gov
Health Resources and Services Administration: http://www.hrsa.gov/index.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov