Owyhee Community Health Facility (OCHF)
Health Facility Owyhee, NV
The Owyhee Community Health Facility provides health care to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, American Indians and Alaska Natives enrolled or a descendant of a federally recognized tribe, and to individuals living on and near the reservation.
The mission of the Owyhee Community Health Facility is to promote the highest possible health of the people of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation through a quality health care system that respects cultural values and tribal sovereignty.
In five years, there will be:
- A high quality Health Care System that is managed efficiently and effectively that meets the needs of the community.
- Expanded health care services.
- Equality of health care to all.
- Health care educational needs would be met.
- State of the art services for pre-hospital, hospital, and community health care.
- State of the art electronic communication and information systems.
- Quality Care Comes First
- Customer Centered
- Focus on Health Promotion / Disease Prevention
- Cultural Sensitivity
- Mutual Trust and Respect
- Fiscal Accountability
- Recognize Diversity / Respect Persons
- Commitment to Excellence
911 Emergency Medical Services (E.M.S.) is provided twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Services are provided from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Monday through Wednesday, and Friday; on Thursday we are open from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Specialty clinics are scheduled throughout the year: Optometry, Audiology, Mammography, Hemophilia, and Behavioral Health.
Community Health Department
The CHR / CNAs do home visits and encourage patient follow-up with the clinic. CHR / CNAs act in the capacity of advocating for the client rights, and maintaining client's confidentiality. They act as a liaison in communicating between clients and health care providers. They interpret for clients in the Shoshone or Paiute languages when needed, assisting with home safety evaluations, assisting with community health promotion and disease prevention activities. CHR / CNAs provide local transportation and medication deliveries for those who do not have any other means of transportation. The Community Health Program assists with health fairs, spay and neuter clinics, seasonal walking programs, and child car seat training and installation. Information on diseases prevention and health promotion are displayed on the bulletin board in the clinic.
Ambulatory Care Services Department
OCHF provides the personalized care to assist with your commitment to better health for both you and your family. Exercise, eating right and regular visits to your physician are proven ways to help fight disease and maintain good health. Our highly skilled family medicine physicians have extensive experience in the care of infants, children, adolescents, and elderly.
We offer respectful and compassionate care in the following areas:
- Chronic Disease Management
- Obstetrics and Women's Health
- Men's Health
- Well Child Exams / Pediatric Medicine
- School Sports Physicals
- Pre-Employment Physicals
- Head Start Physicals
- CDL Physicals
- Diabetes Care
- Toenail and skin tag removal
- Nursing Services Include: Immunization; both childhood and adult, wound dressing changes, routine injections (Vitamin B12, Epogen, Depo Provera, Allergy Injections), Emplyee Health, EKG Testing, and lab only visits when a provider has requested follow-up lab work
Call to Schedule Your Appointment:
Automated Number: (775) 757-2403 ext. 4221
Operator: (775) 757-2415
To speak with a nurse, please call: (775) 757-2403 ext. 4226
The mission of the Diabetes Program for the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Health System is to provide the highest quality of diabetes health care, services and education to the people of the service delivery area, we seek to improve the diaetic health status using techniques to identify, prevent and treat diabetic complications.
- Education– Self-management techniques encompassing the 10 ADA Education Standards
- Home Glucose Monitoring– Patient self-monitoring blood sugars
- Joslin Vision Network– Retinal Imaging
- Optometry– Yearly vision screens for diabetics
- Healthy Hearts– Home blood pressure monitoring and nutrition education