Info & Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
8 a.m. to 6 p.m
The Axis Patient Portal is an online service available to Dove Creek Integrated Healthcare patients. First, set up your secure and confidential access through the front desk at the clinic. After that, you can access your medical records anytime, anywhere. You can view your secure information from any Internet-enabled device. For example, this includes lab orders, test results, procedures, medication lists and vital signs. You can also privately message your health care providers in Dove Creek.
Your care options
Primary health care
A primary care provider is someone you and your family can trust for all your health concerns. They see patients of all ages. Your provider knows and understands your health history and potential risk factors. This gives them a more complete picture of your health and how to best manage it. Our primary care providers include family physicians, general practitioners, and family nurse practitioners. They can see you quickly for same-day sick visits. In addition, they can give vaccinations, diagnose new illnesses, manage chronic conditions, promote preventive care, and protect your overall wellness. If you have diabetes, a specialist on our team can help you create a plan and make healthy lifestyle choices.
Mental health care
Our mental health care providers can help you feel better. Choose from a variety of counseling and psychiatry options. First, we offer individual, family, and group therapy. Second, your options include psychiatric assessment and medication management. Finally, you can get support to make healthy lifestyle choices. We treat mental health concerns such as: anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, bipolar disorders, post-traumatic stress, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and more. Your care team may include mental health specialists, psychiatric providers, case managers, vocational specialists, and peer specialists.
Substance use treatment
Substance use is a pattern of harmful use of any substance to alter your mood. Substances can include alcohol and other drugs (illegal or not) as well as some substances that are not drugs at all. Substance “abuse” can result because you are using a substance in a way that is not intended or recommended, or because you are using more than prescribed. If you’re concerned about your substance use, our experienced team is ready to help you with alcohol and drug treatment. Axis Health System has been the primary licensed provider of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment services in Southwest Colorado since 1972.
You can get preventive dental care at this clinic. Our hygienists are skilled and ready to serve you. First, we encourage preventive care with regular dental exams and cleanings. Second, we teach patients about good hygiene. If you need restorative care, such as fillings, crowns, root canals, or extractions, our hygienists will help you get the care you need with a referral to our dentists at Durango Oral Health Clinic.
Care coordination is when someone helps you pull together the pieces of healthcare. This puzzle fits your unique needs. The people who provide care coordination are called Community Health Workers. They act as your personal guide in a number of ways. First, they help you find what you need in the healthcare system. They match you to providers and make sure your needs and preferences are met. Second, they coach you to create and follow through on your health goals. Finally, they work to lower healthcare costs for people on Medicaid and Medicare.
Todas nuestras sucursales ofrecen servicios de interpretación por teléfono y video para asegurarnos que tus necesidades médicas se cubran de forma amable y profesional. Haz clic aquí para obtener más información en español sobre cómo registrarte como paciente, así como también información sobre facturación, seguro de salud y nuestra escala móvil de tarifas.
To access interpretation services call 970.335.2288; or if you are deaf or hard of hearing, please call 800-656-3656 for Colorado TTY services. Expect a short delay as our staff connects you with an interpreter.
OUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Melissa was born in Memphis, Tenn., and lived in various states along the East Coast before moving to Monument, Colo., eight years ago. Melissa began her healthcare experience initially as a paramedic 18 years ago. Learn more.
Meet Whitney Mick, a family nurse practitioner based in Durango, Colorado. Whitney has been working as a nurse since 2007 when she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mesa State College. . Learn more.
About Dr. Rimmey
Dr. Rimmey, DO, has been providing full-spectrum Family Medicine care to patients of all ages since 2006. She has special interests in caring for the adolescent and young adult age group as well as managing behavioral health issues. Learn more.
He has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Jeremiah works with adults and specializes in co-occurring disorders, substance abuse, and trauma. He is EMDR certified. Jeremiah utilizes DBT, CBT, MI, SFT, and EMDR to treat patients. Learn more.
Melinda “Mindy” Jordeth, PA-C, is a proud Colorado native who grew up in Denver. She received her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in Fort Collins and her medical degree at the University of Colorado in Aurora. Learn more.
Alba “Dagny” Lodowski is a child therapist in Durango and Cortez Colorado. She has expertise in child and adolescent therapy, family therapy, and parent coaching. She also facilities a family and teen DBT group. She has been in practice since 2006. Learn more.
Need Help Now?
Our team can help you while you’re waiting for a scheduled visit. You don’t have to be in crisis. We are here for you day and night. Call the Axis 24/7 Care Line to talk about your mental health concerns. 970.247.5245. You will be quickly connected to local services and a team will respond immediately. Professional and compassionate care providers will answer your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Community Health Center
La Plata Integrated Healthcare is one of Axis Health System’s six federally designated Community Health Center (CHC) sites. CHCs are located in medically underserved areas throughout the nation. CHCs make comprehensive primary care accessible to all people regardless of insurance status and improve the health of the whole community. La Plata Integrated Healthcare is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b.
Patient-Centered Medical Home
La Plata Integrated Healthcare offers the right care at the right time. That’s the essential message of a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The clinic is recognized as PCMH by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Patient-Centered Medical Homes follow evidence-based guidelines and offer many patient benefits:
- They build strong relationships between patients and their “care team” – a group of providers that collaborates with patients, family members and community service providers to support patient goals.
- They offer care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient and equitable.
- They can lead to lower costs, improved patient experience and better health outcomes.
To learn more about PCHM at the clinic, click here.
After-Hours Medical Consultation:
In the event of a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department or hospital. If you have an after-hours medical concern (that is not a medical emergency), call 970.247.5245 to talk with a Registered Nurse (RN).