Primary Care for Families and Individuals

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Health Care Providers in Portsmouth and Somersworth, NH

When you choose a primary care provider at Families First or Goodwin Community Health, you gain access to a team to treat the whole person, with a wide variety of programs and services. Our community health centers in Portsmouth and Somersworth  have teams of doctors and nurses who aim to make care inclusive, trauma-informed and accessible to all. We treat everyone with the dignity and respect they deserve from infancy through geriatric care. Each medical provider has a team of health care professionals, including medical assistants, a nurse and a social worker who provides care coordination to support your physical and emotional health and well-being.

What Do Our Primary Care Services Include?

  • Physicals
  • Well-child check-ups and developmental screening
  • Sick visits
  • Chronic disease management, including a certified diabetes educator
  • Social support services and referrals
  • Nutrition counseling and education
  • Immunizations
  • Women’s health care
  • Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings for uninsured people
  • An on-site lab where our patients can have labs drawn, whether ordered by us or by another provider. Sliding-fee applies. 
  •  24/7 access to a nurse who can answer your questions and reach a doctor
  • Medication-Assisted Recovery services for treatment of Substance Use Disorder
  • Hepatitis C Treatment
  • Nicotine Cessation Program for patients who are interested in quitting nicotine products (cigarettes, vaping, cigars, smokeless tobacco, etc.)

More Benefits for Primary Care Patients

  • Medicaid, Medicare and most private insurance plans are accepted
  • Income-based discounts if you are uninsured, or for services not covered by your insurance. Learn about our Sliding-Fee Discounts.
  • Same-day appointments for established patients are often available
  • Free assistance to help you get health insurance, prescription assistance and other benefits
  • Access to an onsite behavioral health provider for mental health concerns
  • Access to dental care *Due to a staffing shortage our dental centers cannot accept any new patients right now. Also, we have reduced hours of operation to four days a week at each location
  • Access to consultations with a volunteer neurologist
  • Translation/interpretation services (advance notice needed)
  • Help with transportation (ask a social worker)
  • Telehealth (phone and video visits) available
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