Welcome to Primary Care

Primary Care is an important asset to every community, it is your key partner on your journey to good health and your first line of defense against illnessThese practitioners help prevent illness, promote wellness, manage your health and handle almost any non-life-threatening condition. When you go to them for preventive care or diagnosis and treatment, you are developing your medical relationship and being treated by a practitioner who knows your health history.

Georgia Health Center

Located on the Georgia/Fairfax line at

4178 Highbridge Road

Fairfax,Vermont 05454

(802) 524-8805

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Northwestern Primary Care

12 Crest Road

(Temporary Location)

St. Albans, VT 05478

(802) 524-8805

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Integrated Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health Integration is care delivery in which the patient can receive both their physical health care and their mental health care in the same setting. 

Did you know that your Primary Care Provider’s office and Northwestern OB/GYN have embedded behavioral health social workers available to patients?  

  • Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Counseling & Support Services (NCSS) and Vermont Blueprint for Health partner to bring our community members immediate access to mental health and care coordination services directly in Primary Care and Northwestern OB/GYN. 
  • There are many factors that may impact an individual’s ability to access mental health care. Our team strives to reduce stigma, increase knowledge around whole-body wellness, and reduce potential barriers.   
  • Available for in the moment consultation, assessment and treatment at your next provider visit as well as ongoing support as needed. 

What services are provided by the Behavioral Health Social Workers? 

  • Counseling 
  • Care Coordination 
  • Developing strategies to manage conditions 
  • Goal setting to improve personal health 
  • Symptoms management of anxiety and depression 
  • Identify mental health barriers to meet health care goals 
  • Coping, relaxing, and managing self-care strategies 
  • Guidance for healthier living 
  • Health assessment and screening  
  • Connecting with other agencies in the community 

How do I access the Integrated Health Team?  

Call and schedule directly with your provider’s office 

Right Care. Right Place.

Needing care when Primary Care is not open? Visiting from out of town? Our Urgent Care is available when you require healthcare attention and your symptoms are not life threatening. Our Urgent Cares are ready and capable of handling non-life threatening ailments such as colds & flus, fractures, cuts that require stitches, ear infections and more. Northwestern Urgent Care is open 7 days a week, offers walk-in visits, shows wait times online, and allows you to do the waiting at home.

Don’t forget to consider the cost advantages of Urgent Care vs. The Emergency Department. Urgent Cares are designed to reduce costs and provide savings for both the patient and the hospital. We believe receiving the right care in the right place can help save you both time and money, and lead to a healthier community.