Prenatal & Infant

Mother & Infant Medical 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 such as:

  • 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.

Mother & Infant Dental Services

  • Restorative, fillings, crowns, full and partial dentures
  • Oral surgery, extractions, minor surgery
  • Health maintenance
  • Preventive care, exams, cleanings, sealants
  • Dental health promotion
  • Root canal therapy
  • Emergency care
  • Complicated procedures such as extensive oral surgery are available through arrangements with outside specialists.
  • Eligible Indian clients between 6 – 17 years of age can access a one-time benefit payment toward the cost of orthodontic care through our Orthodontic Financial Assistance (OFA) program.  To be eligible, patients must meet requirements set by the UIHS Board of Directors. Please call us to find out more details about our OFA program at (707) 825-5040.

Clients may contact Dental Services during regularly scheduled clinic hours to schedule an appointment at (707) 825-5040.

WIC Information

WIC is a health and nutrition program for:

  • Babies
  • Children under 5
  • Pregnant Women
  • New Mothers

What does WIC offer? 

  • Practical nutrition information and everyday healthy living tips for you and your family.
  • Nutrition experts who specialize in nutrition for mothers and their children
  • Support and information about breastfeeding your baby, including access to breastfeeding experts.
  • Help in finding health care and other valuable community services
  • Benefits to buy healthy foods – such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, milk, eggs, bread, cereal, juice, peanut butter, soy milk, tofu and more

Who qualifies for WIC?

  • Are pregnant
  • Breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age
  • Just had a baby in the past 6 months
  • Have children under 5 years of age including single fathers, foster care and grandparents
  • Have a family income within WIC Guidelines.

What do I bring to my first WIC appointment?

  • Each person who will be enrolling into the WIC program
  • Identification – for yourself & any children age birth to 5 years
  • Proof of address – a document verifying your current address
  • Proof of income – current documents such as, paycheck, tax return or letter from employer

What should I expect at my first WIC appointment?

  • A review of the WIC program services & benefits, including an Individualized Nutrition Assessment for each qualifying member of your family

WIC Resources:

https://www.myfamily.wic.ca.gov/

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CFH/DWICSN/Pages/Families.aspx

UIHS WIC Program

Call: (707) 822-9900 or (707) 825-5000

Text:  (888) 411-1973

Social Media: 

UIHS WIC Program Sites and Schedules

Arcata

1600 Weeot Way

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Closed Friday 9-11am for staff meeting

Eureka

2332 Harrison St. Suite C&D

Third Thursday of each month

9am-4pm

Klamath

241 Salmon Ave

First Tuesday of each month

10am-3pm closed for lunch 12-12:30pm

Crescent City

2298 Norris Ave

Second and/or Third Tuesday of each month

10am to 2:45pm closed for lunch 12:30-1pm

Willow Creek

77 Walnut Way

First Monday of the month

10am to 3pm closed for lunch 12:00-12:30pm

Hoopa

1200 Airport Road

Thursday’s and by appointment

10:00am to 3pm closed for lunch 12:30-1pm

Weitchpec

Libby Nix Community Center

Fourth Wednesday of every other month

10am to 2:30pm closed for lunch 12:30-1pm

WIC Program

Potawot Health Village

1600 Weeot Way

Arcata, CA 95521

Call (707) 822-9900

Text (888) 411-1973

Fax (707) 822-9901