MedNorth Health Center

Our Services: Adult and Family Medicine Integrated Behavioral Health Dental Department Women's Health and Prenatal Care Pediatrics MedNorth Health Center receives federal grant funds awarded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services' ("DHHS") Health Resources and Services Administration ("HRSA") pursuant to Section 330 of the U.

S. Public Health Service Act ("Section 330"), 42 U.S.C. ' 254b, to provide a full spectrum of primary and preventative health care services (including essential ancillary and enabling services) to medically underserved populations, in New Hanover and surrounding counties in Southeastern North Carolina. Patients receive services regardless of the individuals or families ability to pay. Our service is designed to cover prenatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric life cycles. In 1993, MedNorth (formerly New Hanover Community Health Center) was incorporated as a non-profit organization in the State of North Carolina and also received a 501(c) (3) Internal Revenue Service Classification. During the same year a grant application was submitted to the U. Public Health Service, Bureau of Primary Health Care, using the data from a needs assessment as a basis for a grant, to open a community health center. The grant application was funded. New Hanover Community Health Center saw our first patient in the spring of 1994. We have been in continuous service since that year. We are not a free clinic. Our target population is individuals and families at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Our charges for this population are based on a sliding fee scale that takes into consideration the number of persons in the family and their total income. We provide primary health care to anyone coming to us for care. We accept almost all insurances, Medicaid and Medicare. We will handle all the paper work for you.

Operating as usual

MedNorth will be CLOSING EARLY at 12:00PM Thursday, December 24 & will be
CLOSED Friday, December 25, 2020.
We will reopen on Monday, December 28, 2020.

MedNorth estarà CERRARA TEMPRANO el jueves 24 de diciembre y CERRADO el viernes 25 de diciembre 2020. MedNorth abrirá el lunes 28 de diciembre 2020.

We had an exciting day at MedNorth with The Good Life Film Company! We look forward to sharing how we utilize our Mission Mobile Medical unit to serve our community in our response to COVID-19, as well as our plans for the future.

Dr. Latonya Beatty, MedNorth physician, received her first COVID-19 vaccine over the weekend at New Hanover Regional Medical Center! From Dr. Beatty: "Just got my first COVID Vaccine! WARNING- 'I am experiencing early side effects: marked euphoria, profound relief, acute optimism and uncontrollable gratitude,'(from Dr. Tuchler)." #healthcareheroes #covid19vacccine

Attention Northside residents! ⬇️ Get a warm lunch & learn more about the Northside Food Co-op!

In celebration of the holiday season, we are excited to host a holiday pop-up lunch for Northside residents on December 21st from 11am to 2pm at 1019 Princess St.

We will serve 32oz to-go containers of soup and bread for families, provided by Chef Keith Rhodes from Catch. We will also pass out non-perishable food boxes from the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC.
And because it's the season of giving, we have linked up with various community partners to provide additional food and goodies.

The food provided at this event will be reserved for Northside residents (zipcode 28401). But we encourage all who are interested to show up and learn more about the Northside Food Cooperative and what it means to purchase ownership.

Don't forget to wear your mask!

MedNorth will be CLOSING EARLY at 12:00PM on Friday, December 18, 2020 for our Quarterly Staff Meeting.

MedNorth CERRARA TEMPRANO a las 12:00PM el viernes 18 de diciembre para una junta.

¿Es usted un paciente de MedNorth?
¡SE NECESITAN MIEMBROS DE LA JUNTA!
El Centro está gobernado por una Junta Directiva compuesta por voluntarios, algunos de los cuales utilizan nuestros servicios. Comuníquese con Francine V. Grovner, Asistente Ejecutiva, para obtener información adicional a 910-202-8606 o [email protected].

Are you a MedNorth patient?
BOARD MEMBERS NEEDED!
The Center is governed by a Board of Directors made up of volunteers, some of whom use our services. Contact Francine V. Grovner, Executive Assistant, for additional information at 910-202-8606 or [email protected].

NC Department of Health and Human Services

If you see NC OUTREACH (844-628-7223) or your local health department on your caller ID, answer the call! The #COVID19NC Community Team may be trying to reach you regarding a positive test, or to inform you if you've been in contact with someone positive for COVID-19. See the post from NC Department of Health and Human Services for more information.

If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19 or been near someone with COVID-19, a member of the #COVID19NC Community Team will reach out to help.

Look for NC OUTREACH (844-628-7223) or your local health department on your caller ID.

Wishing our patients a healthy and happy holiday! Please be mindful of the 3 W's if you are celebrating with family today. MedNorth will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. We will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2020.

MedNorth estarà CERRADO noviembre 26-27, 2020 para día de acción de gracias y viernes negro. Abriremos el lunes 30 de noviembre de 2020.

North Carolina reported a single day high yesterday with 4,296 confirmed new cases of COVID-19. In addition to washing your hands, physically distancing more than 6 feet a part and wearing your mask, remember to avoid the 3 C's this holiday season: closed spaces with poor ventilation; crowded places with many people and close-contact settings.

See these images for guidance from NC Department of Health and Human Services about how to safely celebrate Thanksgiving this year. We care about the health of our community. Please always remember the 3 W's, and consider hosting smaller gatherings, limiting holiday travel and connecting virtually with family. #StayStrongNC

Did you lose your health insurance this year? You may be eligible for affordable coverage. Open Enrollment through the Health Insurance Marketplace is happening now! Call MedNorth to make a phone appointment with a Certified Application Counselor: 910-202-8641 or 910-202-8658.

City of Wilmington Parks & Recreation is hosting their 16th Annual Senior Thanksgiving Lunch at the MLK Community Center!
Thursday, November 19 from 11AM-1PM
Meals will be picked up by drive-through this year due to COVID-19.
Pre-registration is required by visiting www.wilmingtonrecreation.com or calling 910.341.7866 or 910.341.0056.

It’s National Nurse Practitioner Week! NPs order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests; diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions; prescribe medications; and educate and partner with patients in making healthy lifestyle choices. We are so proud of our NPs, and thank them for their contributions to our community.

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North Carolina Programs :30 | Type 2 Diabetes Prevention | Ad Council

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Every year in North Carolina, more than 50,000 adults are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Learn more about NC's prevention programs: https://www.diabetesfreenc.com/

¿Tiene usted seguro médico?
¿Tiene usted residente permanente legal (LPR), U-Visa, o Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) o cualquier otro estatus migratorio elegible?
Puedes calificar para un seguro médico de alta calidad a poco o bajo costo a través de Health Insurance Marketplace.
Llamenos a 910-202-8641 o 910-202-8658 para más información.

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Polling Place Search

Happy 2020 Election Day! Your voice can be heard by getting out and voting! Many polling places have changed this year. Be sure to double check your designated polling location before you go: https://vt.ncsbe.gov/PPLkup/.

vt.ncsbe.gov If your residential address contains north, south, east, or west, you may have to try different options to locate your polling place. For example, if your residential address is 123 W Main St, your options are: 123 W Main St 123 Main St W 123 West Main St 123 Main St West

Open Enrollment is finally here!
Are you uninsured? You may be eligible for affordable coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Apply now through December 15th, 2020.
Call MedNorth to speak to a Certified Application Counselor at 910-202-8658 or 910-202-8641.

Did you lose your job based health coverage this year? You may qualify for affordable health insurance through the Marketplace! Call MedNorth to speak to a Certified Application Counselor: 910-202-8641 or 910-202-8658.

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North Carolina Programs :15 | Type 2 Diabetes Prevention | Ad Council

Are you pre-diabetic? Explore NC's free/low cost diabetes prevention program.

Are you uninsured? Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace starts next week, November 1st! Call MedNorth to make a phone appointment with a Certified Application Counselor today: 910-202-8641 or 910-202-8658.

FREE Drive Through Flu Shot Event TOMORROW! Saturday, October 24 10am-2pm in the CFCC Parking Lot next to the Schwartz Center in Downtown Wilmington. No insurance or proof of residency needed!

Get Health Coverage for 2021!
Do any of the following apply to you?
➡Uninsured
➡Lost your job-based coverage
➡On the MedNorth CareMed Discount Program (Slide Program)
➡Legal Permanent Resident (LPR), U-Visa or Temporary-Protected Status (TPS) Recipient, or other eligible immigration status
...If so, you may qualify! Call MedNorth today to make an appointment with a Certified Application Counselor to discuss your options.

Early Voting has begun in New Hanover County! Did you know that you can now see the wait times at the Early Voting sites? Check out the New Hanover County Board of Elections wait time tracker here: https://bit.ly/31rCbri Whether you are early voting, voting by mail, or voting on election day, you are sharing your voice! #Vote #earlyvotingnc

Sending a special thank you to Roger Simms and New Life Lawn Care for the beautiful job landscaping. Our sign and the new flowers are brightening our day!

Need Affordable Health Coverage?
Mark your calendars!
Open Enrollment is November 1-December 15, 2020.
You may be eligible for low cost, high quality coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Whether you are uninsured, lost your job-based coverage, or just want more information about the Marketplace, our Certified Application Counselors are here for you. Make an appointment today by calling (910) 202-8641 or (910) 202-8658.

#thinkpinkthursdays The North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (NC BCCCP) provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to eligible women in North Carolina. Need more information? Contact MedNorth at 910-343-0270 today, or visit the NC BCCP program website to learn more: https://bcccp.ncdhhs.gov/

Attend this free 2-part presentation October 17th & 31st on #BreastCancerAwareness and education by Wilmington Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. Zoom meeting information can be found on the flyer below.

The Wilmington NC Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will be sponsoring a two-part virtual presentation on breast cancer awareness and education on October 17 and October 31, 2020.
Please share the flyer and join us.

NC Justice Center

In September, the North Carolina Governor signed into law a bill to give a one-time payment of $335 to
families with at least one qualifying child who was age 16 years or younger in 2019. Some families need
to apply for the program, but many will receive it automatically if they filed their 2019 state income taxes. Find out more: https://bit.ly/373iGsS

En septiembre, el gobernador de Carolina del Norte promulgó un proyecto de ley para otorgar un pago
único de $ 335 a las familias con al menos un hijo calificado que tenía 16 años o menos durante el 2019.
Algunas familias deben solicitar el programa, pero muchos lo recibirán automáticamente si declararon sus impuestos estatales de 2019. Haz click para aprender mas: https://bit.ly/3iTny67

Families with qualifying children have less than one week left to take action in order to receive one-time grant funds to help with virtual schooling and child-care costs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Extra Credit Grant Program, created by North Carolina lawmakers last month, provides a one-time distribution of $335 to families with at least one qualifying child, and most North Carolina parents who file a 2019 state income tax return will get the payment automatically.

Families must either file their 2019 state income taxes or apply for the program by Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020.

THANK YOU Champions for Compassion for the donation of over 300 children’s masks! We are so thankful for all the ways our community has supported MedNorth & our patients throughout this pandemic.

The 2020 Census is still counting! Completing the Census impacts important decisions regarding funding for our community, including programs that fund healthcare & clinics. It's not too late!
Visit www.my2020census.gov to take the census today.

The #2020Census will decide funding for schools, small businesses, assistance programs for housing & healthcare, and so much more. It may not be true today, but you may need help from these programs over the next decade. Take the census TODAY & be counted: my2020census.gov

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FYCF - Meet the Team at MedNorth

MedNorth is proud to be a partner with First Year Cape Fear, because as a community health center, we are called to action to take care of the problems that face our community. Hear more from our CEO and our medical providers about our commitments.

Stop by 222 Division Drive today! Free food boxes are being provided by LINC, Inc.

LINC is fortunate to provide FOOD BOXES to our COMMUNITY again. Feel free to come by 222 Division Drive and pick you up a few BOXES. Special thanks to our team member Demond Wells for Quarterbacking the effort. Thank-you to LINC graduate, Kedar Brunson for Volunteering his time!!!!

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What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Breast Cancer?

October begins Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Follow us every #thinkpinkthursday to learn more about breast cancer awareness and prevention. Did you know there are some things you can do to reduce your risk of breast cancer? Get the latest risk reduction tips here: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/prevention.htm?src=SocialMediaToolkits

cdc.gov Learn about things you can do to lower your chance of getting breast cancer.

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First Year Cape Fear fights to eliminate racial disparities in infant mortality rates

Dr. Naomi Flock is a community family physician at Med North who serves as a physician voice for First Year Cape Fear. “I just don’t think there’s a way to deny it when you really talk to these moms and hear what they’ve experienced,” said Dr. Flock.

wect.com A task force comprised of local health advocates and physicians are banding together to address concerning racial gaps in the Cape Fear’s infant mortality rates.

Llena el Censo del 2020 hoy y ayuda a tu comunidad durante los próximos 10 años. Responde aquí: https://my2020census.gov/

Los resultados del censo le dan forma al futuro de las comunidades, ya que los datos del censo ayudan a determinar cómo se distribuyen miles de millones de dólares en fondos federales para clínicas de salud, programas de almuerzos escolares, iniciativas de recuperación de desastres y otros servicios. Todas las respuestas al Censo del 2020 son confidenciales y privadas. Es la ley. Tus respuestas no se pueden compartir con ninguna otra agencia de gobierno incluyendo ICE, el FBI o la policía.

TIME IS RUNNING OUT. Court cases and Federal appeals mean a Census deadline is unpredictable. Accurate Census data is vital to your future, your community and all of NC. If your household did not respond personally online, by phone, by mail, or at your door, RESPOND NOW at 2020census.gov or 844-330-2020. Make sure loved ones get counted too! #MakeNCCount

What We Do and Who We Serve: Our Story

MedNorth Health Center receives federal grant funds to provide a full spectrum of primary and preventative health care services to medically undeserved populations in New Hanover County. Patients receive services regardless of the individuals or families ability to pay. Our service are designed to cover prenatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric life cycles. We are not a free clinic. Our charges for this population are based on a sliding fee scale that takes into consideration the number of persons in the family and their total income. We provide primary health care to anyone coming to us for care. We accept almost all insurances, Medicaid and Medicare.

If you have any questions or would like to establish care with us, please feel free to give us a call at (910) 343-0270!

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925 N 4th St
Wilmington, NC
28401

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Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00
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