NOHN Welcomes New Resident Physicians

NOHN Welcomes New Resident Physicians

We are pleased to welcome second-year resident physicians Nicole Jeffery, MD (left), and Caroline Jolley, MD (right), to our team of providers. Dr. Jeffery grew up in Utqiagvik, Alaska, and received her medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Jolley hails from the suburbs of Portland, Oregon, and received her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine.

Dr. Jeffery and Dr. Jolley join NOHN after completing their first year of residency at Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency in Seattle. Rural Training Track (RTT) residents like Jeffery and Jolley receive their first year of training at Swedish Cherry Hill, and their second and third years of training in Port Angeles, continuing inpatient training at Olympic Medical Center, and medical specialty rotations with Olympic Medical Physicians. NOHN provides the resident physicians their home continuity ambulatory care clinic.

Resident physicians provide a full spectrum of care – from childbirth to chronic conditions – and are supervised by board-certified physicians at NOHN. The resident and the supervising physician conduct a thorough review of each patient’s health concerns.

“I chose the Rural Training Track because the medical decision-making that you learn in a rural location is very unique compared to an urban location,” said Jeffery. “My plan has always been to go back to a rural location in the future, and I wanted to be sure and get that training during residency.”

“I knew the Rural Training Track would provide top-notch education along with specialized training for how to practice medicine in a rural area.” said Jolley. “I lived in a rural town in Wyoming for almost five years before my career path led me to medical school, so I know on a personal level how important it is to be able to get excellent medical care locally, even in a small community.”

Protect Your Family and Friends

Protect Your Family and Friends

Fighting the pandemic has been hard, but now we have vaccines to protect us from COVID-19, and all Washington residents ages 12 and older are eligible.

We are currently offering COVID-19 vaccinations for our patients during regularly scheduled appointments. Vaccinations are also available at many local pharmacies. Please visit to find a location near you.

Please note, masks are still required at our clinics. NOHN patients and visitors are asked to bring and wear their own face masks. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you.

Are You Ready to Quit?

Are You Ready to Quit?

The Well NOHN Tobacco Cessation Program provides the resources and support patients need to reduce their dependence on nicotine, manage withdrawal symptoms, break old habits, and build motivation to live a tobacco-free life.

The program is led by our behavioral health and pharmacy teams using an integrated approach that combines cognitive and behavioral therapy with customized prescription and over-the-counter medication plans. Many insurance companies provide full or partial coverage for tobacco cessation programs.

Click here for details or call (360) 452-7891 x2894.

Sliding Fee Program and Prescription Assistance

Sliding Fee Program and Prescription Assistance

North Olympic Healthcare Network serves all patients regardless of their ability to pay. We offer a Sliding Fee Program with discounts on medical, dental and behavioral health services for uninsured and under-insured patients that meet federal eligibility guidelines based on household income and family size.

Sliding Fee Program participants may also be eligible for prescription discounts at Walgreens, our designated discount pharmacy.

Please click here for more information.

NOHN Welcomes Maria Melvin, ARNP

NOHN Welcomes Maria Melvin, ARNP

We are pleased to welcome Maria Melvin, ARNP, to our primary care provider team. Maria hails from Port Angeles and started her medical career as an EKG Technician at Olympic Medical Center. She went on to earn her degree in nursing from Peninsula College in 2012. Most recently, she completed her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Gonzaga University, focusing on Family Medicine.

“I chose to practice primary care here at NOHN because it allows me the opportunity to see patients of all ages and address the whole person,” said Melvin. “My focus is on providing holistic patient care with a focus on the prevention of chronic disease.”

“We’re excited to have Maria join the team officially,” said CEO Mike Maxwell, MD. “During her two clinical rotations with us over the past year, she demonstrated a true commitment to our mission of providing patient-centered, quality-driven, whole-person healthcare services to everyone in our community.”

Those interested in establishing care at NOHN may visit our provider page for a list of providers who are currently accepting new patients. After choosing a provider, patients may call (360) 452-7891 for assistance in beginning the new patient intake process. Due to the unusually high volume of new patient requests, there may be a delay in processing your request.

American Heart Association Recognizes NOHN with Dual Awards

American Heart Association Recognizes NOHN with Dual Awards

For our commitment to improving care and reducing risk factors for cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association has recognized North Olympic Healthcare Network as a GOLD achievement award recipient in both blood pressure control (, in association with the American Medical Association) and diabetes management (

High blood pressure and diabetes are two major risk factors for cardiovascular disease. These awards acknowledge our success in inspiring a significant number of NOHN patients to lower their risk of heart disease through blood pressure control and diabetes management.

A Message from CEO Michael Maxwell, MD

Dear NOHN Patients and Community Members,

As you have likely been reading in the media, COVID-19 cases are dramatically rising around the country, in both Eastern and Western Washington, and in our community. We are seeing daily new case counts at their highest rates since the pandemic began with increased infections across all age groups. Hospitalizations across the state for COVID-19 illness are greater than they were with the initial surge. This trend is particularly alarming since we have not yet entered the holiday season when experts predict potentially greater transmission risk if people choose to gather for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s celebrations. Read more...


Protect Yourself from the Flu

Protect Yourself from the Flu

Flu vaccine is now in stock at our clinics for patients 6 months of age and older. Please talk to your care team about getting a flu shot at your next visit. It is especially important for patients at high risk for flu complications including pregnant women, young children and adults with chronic health conditions.

If you don't have an appointment, please schedule a flu shot at our last scheduled Flu Shot Clinic for ages 6 months and older on Saturday 11/14 or visit a local pharmacy. Some pharmacies may not offer child vaccinations, so please check with them in advance as appropriate.

October 21 is National Medical Assistant Day

October 21 is National Medical Assistant Day

Wednesday, October 21 is National Medical Assistant Day. Medical Assistants (MAs) play an important role in clinic operations and are a vital part of the health care team. Please join us in recognizing our caring, dedicated, hard-working and overall amazing group of MAs and thanking them for all they do!

Pictured from left, front row: Ginny Meyer, MA-C, Kristi Pauly, MA-C, Shaina Gonazales, MA-C, Corenna Klimp, MA-C, Alyssa Hutto, MA-C, and Stephanie Allen, MA-C.
Back row: Tammy Hartley, MA, Josh Dalrymple, MA-C, Daren Strasbaugh, MA-C, Becky Long, MA, Autumn Naber, MA-C, Alicen Egnew, MA-C, and Kimberly Olatawura, MA-C.
Not pictured: Julie Hayduk, MA-C, Ian Nelson, MA-C, Misti Reed, MA-C, and Heather Persong, MA-C.

Same-Day Services

Same-Day Services

Same-day services for our established patients ages 3 months and older are now available at both of our locations!

Downtown Health Clinic
240 W. Front Street

Expanded Services Building
933 E. First Street

No appointment necessary. Click here for more information.

Masking Update

Masking Update

For the health and safety of our patients and staff, North Olympic Healthcare Network is joining businesses statewide in following the face covering mandate recently ordered by Governor Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wieseman. Effective Friday, June 26, NOHN patients are strongly encouraged to bring and wear their own face masks. Wearing a mask is one of the most effective things you can do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you.

In addition to masking, we continue to employ other safety measures including universal screening before entering buildings, reconfiguration of waiting and check-in areas to comply with distancing recommendations, and enhanced disinfection protocols.

Please note that there are exceptions to the face covering mandate, including children younger than five years old and people with certain disabilities or health conditions. We will continue to offer additional appointment options such as car and telehealth visits for the convenience of our patients. Please call (360) 452-7891 to make arrangements as appropriate.

Visit Washington State's Coronavirus Response site for more information on masking.

Pt Angeles School District Vaccination Requirements!

Pt Angeles School District Vaccination Requirements!

Beginning this year, Middle School and High School students will need the following vaccinations. The School District is allowing NO exceptions!!


Students entering the 7th grade this Autumn will need to have had TDAP on or since the age of 10.

Students entering 8th through 12th grades this Autumn will need to have had TDAP on or since the age of 7.

Our Dental Clinic Has Re-Opened!

Published on May 19, 2020 - Updated on November 30, -0001
Our Dental Clinic Has Re-Opened!

We missed you during the COVID-19 closure of dental clinics throughout the State! We are open again as of Tuesday, May 19th, 2020.

Please click here to read all the details about our re-opening, especially the steps we're taking to keep us all safe and healthy.

OUR DENTAL CLINIC HAS A NEW PHONE NUMBER: 360/912-6759. Call us for an appointment; we look forward to seeing you soon!

We're Here for You! Especially Now.


You may have lost your health insurance due to job loss or financial stress. But we provide care to everyone, regardless of ability to pay.  You have options!

We offer a Sliding Fee Program (click here for all the details), Our Navigator can help you determine if you are eligible for free health insurance, and we offer payment plans.

Bottom line, no one needs to go without health care, even now. Welcome:Everyone.

In these challenging times, take good care: if you're feeling overwhelmed by the Coronavirus pandemic, we're here for you.

In these challenging times, take good care: if you

Make an appointment with one of our therapists by calling 360/452-7891.

Should I keep my medical appointment at NOHN during the COVID shelter-in-place timeframe?

Published on March 30, 2020 - Updated on November 30, -0001
Should I keep my medical appointment at NOHN during the COVID shelter-in-place timeframe?


Some people are canceling their healthcare visits during this time. But we believe it's important that we all keep up on our medical care, ESPECIALLY during these times! And we assure you NOHN continues to be a safe place to receive your medical care. Toward that end we've implemented measures to ensure your safety, including:

• Screening of EVERYONE for flu-like symptoms before they enter our clinics. All staff members are screened for fever daily.

• Patients with flu-like symptoms are evaluated in their cars and don't enter the clinics.

• Social distancing guidelines are followed in all of our spaces.

• Clinics are deep-cleaned every evening and surfaces disinfected repeatedly throughout the day.

• For any patient worried about their viral transmission risk we offer "curbside", face-to-face visits with your provider who will come to your car for your visit. (As long as you're parked in our parking lot!)

Please maintain attention to all your health needs: make & keep your medical visits.

We'll keep you safe while attending to your health and well-being.

We've Made Changes to our Dental Clinic Due to Coronavirus

Published on March 19, 2020 - Updated on November 30, -0001

Our Dental Clinic will be available ONLY for dental emergencies due to Covid-19.

We will see patients with dental emergencies Monday through Friday from 8:00am until the last dental emergency patient is treated.

3/17/2020 COVID-19 Update for Our Patients

Published on March 17, 2020
3/17/2020 COVID-19 Update for Our Patients

As your trusted healthcare provider, we want to keep you updated with the best information regardingCOVID-19 and how it affects your healthcare. As you are likely aware, there are still no confirmed cases ofCOVID-19 in Clallam County. The situation changes daily, of course.

We understand that you continue to have health needs and questions regarding your health even in the midst of COVID-19. Routine office visits remain the safest and most effective way of providing care for your on-going health needs. This is essential healthcare.

Please be assured that you are not at higher risk by coming to the Clinic to receive your care:

Our team of professionals continues to maintain the highest prevention standards and sterilization techniques to ensure the health and safety of our patients and team members.

No staff experiencing any flu-like symptoms will provide care to our patients. We have procedures in place to encourage social distancing and we separate patients with flu-like symptoms from those coming for routine care.

Currently we do not have the capacity to address all of your health needs safely and effectively by phone or MyChart messaging. For these reasons, our Clinics remain open to serve our patients. Please keep your regularly scheduled appointments. However, if you are feeling flu-like symptoms or feel any health-related risk related to COVID-19, please call our office to discuss things further.

Information on COVID-19 for our Patients

Published on March 13, 2020 - Updated on November 30, -0001
Information on COVID-19 for our Patients

Patients and other community members: Please get all the best information available from several sources by frequently visiting the Covid-19 website of our Clallam County Health Department.

Click Here to go to the Site.

You'll find the latest information as it pertains to our communities as well as links to other sites of importance to you and your families.

Closed for Presidents' Day, Monday Februay 17th

Published on February 13, 2020
Closed for Presidents

We are commemorating the brave Presidents Lincoln and Washington on Monday the 17th. All of our Clinics will be closed. If you, like Abe, have camping in mind, please stay warm and dry. 

Administrative Services Center Now Open for Bill Paying and More

Administrative Services Center Now Open for Bill Paying and More

Patients can now pay their NOHN bills, check, charge, or cash (please bring exact change) at our Administrative Services Building at 923 E Front Street. It's the building just WEST of our Extended Service Building, and fondly known as the old Cowboy Country.

In addition to paying bills, patients can talk with staff about questions regarding their bills. Patients can learn about our Sliding Fee Program and apply at the Administrative Center as well.

The Center will be open Monday through Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm. (Closed noon to 1:00pm)

Saturday Clinic's New Location

Saturday Clinic

The location of our Saturday Clinic has moved to 933 E First Street, at our Expanded Services Building. The hours on Saturday are 9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5:00pm.


Whenever you have a Saturday appointment now, we'll see you on First Street, across from Fast Burritos!

NOHN Earns National Recognition!

NOHN Earns National Recognition!

The care our patients receive is our number one priority here at NOHN. That’s why we’re proud to be among the organizations who are recognized for performance in the Check. Change. Control. Cholesterol  AND the Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure programs of the American Heart Association! These awards acknowledge health care organizations in which 70% or more of adult patients at risk of atherosclerotic disease are appropriately managed with Statin therapy and 70% or more are achieving blood pressure control (and subsequently decreasing the risk for heart attack and stroke).

Flu Clinics are Complete, but Shots are Still Available for YOU!

Published on October 29, 2019 - Updated on November 19, 2019
Flu Clinics are Complete, but Shots are Still Available for YOU!

Remember to get your flu shot by mid-November to assure the best protection against the dreaded sick days of winter.


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