Medical Services

UIHS Medical Services provides comprehensive full spectrum chronic and acute outpatient services with a focus on proactive preventative care. Our clients range from healthy babies to active seniors and across multiple generations. We strive to provide culturally sensitive care that empowers the client to be an active participant in their care. UIHS Medical Services is one of the few clinics in California whose physicians provide full scope obstetric services, where prenatal services are coordinated by our NA-AS (OB) Nurse, and our skilled physicians manage and deliver babies at local hospitals. A coordinated referral system is available to help clients with referrals made by a Medical Provider to other specialty services and programs.

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General Services

  • General Medical Services
  • Chronic Care
  • Acute Care
  • Prenatal Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Well Child Program

Specialty Services

  • Talk to your provider about referrals for specialty and outside services.
  • Cardiology
  • Foot Health/Podiatry
  • Infectious Disease
  • Mental Health
  • Vision
  • WIC/Nutrition
  • Dental Care
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Imaging

After Hours Services

If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.

UIHS provides a direct link to an after hours answering service; where a Registered Nurse is available to triage client health questions and concerns. Call (707) 825-5000.

Mental Health Emergencies

For Mental Health Emergencies call the Humboldt County crisis line at:

(707) 445-7715.

To schedule an appointment with UIHS Behavioral Health, call:

(707) 825-5060.

Clinic Appointments

How to make Appointments:

Clients are encouraged to call or stop by the clinic to schedule an appointment. Our receptionist can assist you in selecting an appropriate date, time, and provider for your needs. Click Here to be taken to the Patient Portal or call us at (707) 825-5000.

Checking in for Services:

You are required to arrive 15-30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time to allow patient registration and/or reception staff to update your insurance and personal information.

Parking:

Handicapped parking areas are painted with BLUE paint and signs are posted. Any visitor parking in these areas shall have a handicap parking decal posted on or in the vehicle. Client parking spaces are located at the main entrances at each clinic site.

Cancellations

If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment time, please call 24 hours in advance to cancel or reschedule.

After Hours & Emergency

Medical and Dental Emergencies

For Medical and Dental after hour and emergency care call: (707) 825-5000.

Mental Health Emergencies

For Mental Health Emergencies call the Humboldt County crisis line at (707) 445-7715.

Clinic Rules

Observation of a Crime:

Clients observing a crime will immediately notify the nearest UIHS staff member or proper authority.

Pets in the Health Clinic:

Pets that meet the Disabilities Act which is licensed and tagged by the appropriate agency will be allowed in the facility. The client shall ensure the dog is on a leash, tagged as an alert, service or guide dog. All other animals are not allowed on UIHS premises and walking trails. Animals left unattended in private vehicles shall be reported to the local authorities.

Emergency Exit Plans:

Clients are to evacuate the building in case of fire and other disasters as directed. All exit routes are posted on the wall marked by Emergency Exit Plan Maps.

Safety and Security for All

Client Services may be suspended and/or terminated based on client behavior and the safety of all other clients and staff. Individuals are prohibited from possessing guns, knives or other weapons.

Our Clinics

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CRESCENT CITY MEDICAL

1675 Northcrest Drive
Crescent City, CA 95531

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday : 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

For an Appointment call
(707) 464 – 2750

Weitchpec
LIBBY NIX COMMUNITY CENTER HEALTH CLINIC

Libby Nix Community Center Weitchpec, CA 95531

Hours of Operation

Monday, Thursday & Friday: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

For an Appointment call

(530) 625-4300

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SMITH RIVER CLINIC

501 Indian Rd.

Smith River, CA 95567

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday : 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

For an Appointment call

(707) 487 – 0215

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KLAMATH HEALTH CLINIC

241 Salmon Avenue
Klamath, CA 95548

Hours of Operation
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

For an Appointment call
(707) 482 – 2181

Eureka Health Center
EUREKA HEALTH CENTER

2332 Harrison Ave. Suite C&D Eureka, CA 95501

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

For an Appointment call
(707) 442 – 0380

Elk Valley Office

2298 Norris Ave.
Crescent City, CA 95531

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday : 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

For an Appointment call
(707) 464-2919

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ARCATA HEALTH VILLAGE

1600 Weeot Way
Arcata, CA 95521

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday : 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pharmacy: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

For an Appointment call
(707) 825-5000

Purchase Referred Care

What is Purchase Referred Care?

Purchased Referred Care (PRC) program is federally funded under P.L. 94-437 of the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act. This program allows UIHS to assist PRC eligible Indian clients depending on federal funding with payment of services which may be provided at public or private medical, dental, vision or hospital facilities or other Indian Health Services facilities.

Purchased Referred Care Covered Services

The UIHS PRC program operates within a system developed from federal guidelines, medical staff consultation, and approved by the UIHS Board of Directors.  It is important to note that not all outside services are within the UIHS list of “Covered Services.”

At the current time, out PRC program covered services include the following:

Priority Level I – Care that must be done within 30 days to preserve life, limb, function or senses.

Priority Level II – Non-emergent care that is needed within 30-60 days, but enough time in which alternate resources can be evaluated.

Priority Level III – Hearing aids, eyeglasses, and limited other services that are determined to be medically necessary.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be registered at UIHS as an “Eligible Indian Beneficiary” (EIB) and be a resident of one of the nine federally recognized Indian Reservations or Rancherias within the UIHS Service Area; or,
  • Must be registered at UIHS an EIB and must be a resident of the UIHS Service Area and be “an enrolled member” of a federally recognized California Indian Tribe; or an “an enrolled member” of a Tribe within the UIHS Service Area currently seeking federal recognition; or,
  • Must be registered at UIHS as an EIB and must be a resident of the UIHS Service Area and be married to, or a child of a person who is “an enrolled member” of a federally recognized California Indian Tribe; or “an enrolled member” of a tribe within the UIHS Service Area currently seeking federal recognition; or,
  • Must be registered at UIHS as an EIB and must be a resident of the UIHS Service Area and be a “regular full-time” employee of one of the nine federally recognized Indian tribes or their tribal organizations.

Appointment Reminder/ Links to Common Forms

Appointment Reminder

Keeping your appointment is very important. If you have to cancel, please call at least 24-48 hours in advance. Providing us notice that you have to cancel will allow us to contact other clients to fill this available appointment slot. Thank you.