Prenatal & Infant
Mother & Infant Medical Services
- General Medical Services
- Chronic Care
- Acute Care
- Prenatal Care
- Pediatric Care
- Well Child Program
Talk to your provider about referrals for specialty and outside services such as:
- Foot Health/Podiatry
- Infectious Disease
- Mental Health
- Dental Care
- Pharmacy Services
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 is a health and nutrition program for:
- 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
UIHS WIC Program
Call: (707) 822-9900 or (707) 825-5000
Text: (888) 411-1973
UIHS WIC Program Sites and Schedules
1600 Weeot Way
Closed Friday 9-11am for staff meeting
2332 Harrison St. Suite C&D
Third Thursday of each month
241 Salmon Ave
First Tuesday of each month
10am-3pm closed for lunch 12-12:30pm
2298 Norris Ave
Second and/or Third Tuesday of each month
10am to 2:45pm closed for lunch 12:30-1pm
77 Walnut Way
First Monday of the month
10am to 3pm closed for lunch 12:00-12:30pm
1200 Airport Road
Thursday’s and by appointment
10:00am to 3pm closed for lunch 12:30-1pm
Libby Nix Community Center
Fourth Wednesday of every other month
10am to 2:30pm closed for lunch 12:30-1pm
Potawot Health Village
1600 Weeot Way
Arcata, CA 95521
Call (707) 822-9900
Text (888) 411-1973
Fax (707) 822-9901