For over 30 years Northwest Health has been inspired by the belief that ALL people regardless of insurance status have access to affordable healthcare.
Northwest Health provides primary care services to all ages. We treat everything from bumps and bruises to colds, flu and more serious health conditions. We can provide the majority of what you need, and when specialty care is needed we can help coordinate it.
Northwest Health offers a full complement of preventive and restorative care for your teeth. Its gentle care you need for a lifetime of healthy smiles.
Northwest Health knows physical health and well-being is affected by your mental and emotional health. That’s why we integrate behavioral health services into disease managements and into our primary and preventive care setting.
Along with providing traditional pharmacy services, Northwest Health’s pharmacy has other means of supporting our patients. Through drug discount programs, sliding scales and other means we work with our patients to ensure fair and honest pricing.
Sarah Knorr, FNP, practices at our Family Medicine Associates location in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Sarah was just recently nominated as Saint Joseph’s best nurse practitioner! If you would like to schedule an appointment with Sarah, please call the clinic at (816) 232-6818.
Women’s Health Awareness Week
Being healthy is important for women of all ages. As women, we often put our health on hold to tend to others, but being healthy ourselves benefits us and those we love. There are some simple steps you can do to stay well. First, choose a primary care provider, and visit them at least yearly. Having an established primary care doctor or nurse practitioner will give you consistent and efficient health care. They will help you make healthy decisions to improve your quality of life.
UPDATED August 7, 2017: The Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA, has stirred up some confusion and panic among individuals in the state of Missouri over the last several months. With the new administration getting ready to vote on a replacement plan soon and Blue Cross Blue Shield dropping out at the end of the year, it’s important to know that there will be other options for 2018 if the ACA stays.