Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center
The Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center is part of the Shiprock Service Unit located in the Eastern most part of the Navajo Nation. Inpatient care needs are met by referral to the Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico, which is over 60 miles Northwest from the Health Center. The city of Farmington, New Mexico is less than an hour drive from the Health Center, lying between the facility and Shiprock, New Mexico. The Health Center provides ambulatory care 40 hours per week (closed weeknights and weekends) to approximately 7,000 nearby residents.
The Dzilth Health Center is staffed by three physicians and one physician's assistant. In addition to family medicine staff, services are provided which include laboratory, x-ray, pharmacy, mental health, public health nursing, dental and optometry. Some staff live in Indian Health Service provided housing and others reside in private homes in Farmington, New Mexico. The facility, while relatively new (10 years) is scheduled for an expansion due to begin in the fall of 1999.
The address for the Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center is:
6 Road 7586
Bloomfield, NM 87413
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