Northwest Health Services is a not-for-profit FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) serving 15 counties in Northwest Missouri. We accept Medicaid/Medicare, Private Insurance/Pay, and offer a Sliding Fee Scale for individuals and families who are uninsured.
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. We also provide the Medication-Assisted Treatment Program, which treats individuals addicted to opioids through suboxone and counseling.
Along with providing traditional pharmacy services, Northwest Health’s pharmacy has other means of supporting our patients. Through drug discount programs (340B), sliding scales and other means we work with our patients to ensure they're receiving the most affordable pricing.
Our diabetes management services provide qualified staff to educate and create personalized plans for individuals living with diabetes. These services give individuals the resources, education, empowerment and support they need to be successful with self-management of diabetes.
Northwest Health Services is a FTCA deemed facility.
Here are the most up-to-date numbers regarding COVID-19 cases at Northwest Health (updated October 15, 2020):
Total to date = 3914
Positives = 409
Negatives = 3443
Pending = 62
September is Suicide Prevention month. On average, one person dies by suicide every 10.9 minutes according to the American Association of Suicidology’s 2018 data. Suicide is sometimes a difficult topic to discuss, but you can do your part to reduce the number of suicides by knowing the signs and what to do in situations.
An update from our COVID-19 testing team:
As most people in our community are aware, the team here at NHS has been testing for COVID every single day since March when the virus hit our nation at a fast rate. We have a travel test team who have been on the ground working super hard to ensure our communities can stay safe and keep from spreading the virus to one another. Here are a few things the team is currently working on: