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Health Resources


Health Resources

Many individuals in our community are unable to qualify for insurance through the Affordable Care Act and do not have Medicare or Medicaid.


Here are some resources that may be able to help when a medical need arises

Children & Teens Support

Bonner General Health is a hospital and healthcare network of clinics providing outpatient services and programs. We offer multiple free support and educational meetings, including: Bereavement support groups, Better Breathers Club for people with chronic lung diseases, Childbirth Education, Diabetes Education and Support, and Parkinson’s support group meetings. Our BGH Cares program provides financial assistance to patients who are financially indigent or have limited or no financial resources to pay for medical care. Please contact a financial advocate in our Business Office at 208-265-1158 with billing questions, or to see if you qualify for payment assistance. Please visit for more information about our services and our Charity Care policy.


Our services include:

24-Hour Emergency Department

3-D Mammography

Anticoagulation Clinic

Behavioral Health Services

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Diagnostic Imaging

General and Orthopedic Surgery

Home Health Services


Immediate Care Clinic

Infusions & Procedures Clinic

Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy

Sandpoint Women’s Health – OB/GYN

Wound Care Center


Bonner General Health – 520 N. Third Avenue, Sandpoint, ID 83864 – 208-263-1441 –

 click button to go to the Bonner General Health Page

 click button to go to the Bonner Women's Lifestyle Rx Page

Bonner Partners in Care Clinic

The Clinic is for uninsured residents who might not otherwise be able to obtain medical treatment. Patients with private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and the ability to pay are not eligible.


HOURS/DAYS:  5:30 PM, alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays

LOCATION: The Panhandle Health District office at 2101 Pine Street, Sandpoint.

COST:  $1 to $10 based on your gross income.


Service is first-come, first served, so it is recommended to get there by 5:00 p.m.



Kaniksu Health Services

Kaniksu Health Services is a comprehensive community health center open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay or their insurance status. Kaniksu has a sliding scale fee based on household income and accepts Medicare, Medicaid and all forms of insurance.


Medical, Pediatric, Dental, Behavioral Health and Veteran care provided at specific locations




Bonners Ferry

6615 Comanche Street

Bonners Ferry, ID 83805



420 N. Second Avenue

Sandpoint, ID 83864


Priority will be given to Idaho Smiles (Medicaid) patients. This includes pregnant women, children 19 years of age and under, and special needs adults.





30410 Hwy 200

Ponderay, ID 83852


VA services at the Ponderay clinic under contract with the Spokane VAMC, provides primary care, laboratory and emergency pharmacy needs to Veterans who live in and around North Idaho, Northwest Montana and Northeast Washington. Clinical Pharmacist on staff.




Bonners Ferrry

6615 Comanche Street

Bonners Ferry, ID 83805



30410 Hwy 200

Ponderay, ID 83852



Kaniksu is a state approved Substance Use Disorder Service (SUDS) approved treatment facility through the Department of Health and Welfare's Division of Behavioral Health. The Division of Behavioral Health's SUDS Program can provided assistance if you need help with a drug or alcohol problem.


Interpreter services and language are available for anyone, including those with limited English speaking ability, the deaf and hard of hearing, and the blind and visually impaired.

Priest River

6509 Hwy 2

Priest River, ID 83856


Sandpoint Pediatrics

420 N. 2nd Ave

Sandpoint, ID 83864

Va Clinic

420 N. 2nd Ave.

Sandpoint, ID 83864

Panhandle Health District

2101 Pine Street

Sandpoint, ID


Panhandle Health District offers: reproductive health, STD exams, birth control, child and adult Immunizations (flu shots and booster shots), women's health care and primary care services.


A provider is on staff in Sandpoint Monday thru Thursday and in Bonners Ferry on Wednesday and Friday. The Nurse Practioner is there on Wednesdays.


WIC program providing Free formula for babies.

They now are offering Care Plus for a fee. Care + includes basic health, preventative care, skin problems, immunizations, thyroid and blood pressure, flu, eye, ear and throat infections, and STD testing and treatment. Call for pricing information. 208-263-5159.

Medicaid Providers

Physicians and clinics accepting Medicaid can be accessed through Healthy Connections. 888-528-5861. Healthy Connections is a Medicaid program to assist individuals in obtaining a primary health care provider. The local HC Representative helps Medicaid recipients choose a doctor or clinic that will provide their health care and provide referrals to other health care services as needed. Healthy Connections is administered by the Division of Medicaid. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday – Friday.

For a list of providers in Region 1, click on Region 1 at


Free Hearing Testing

Bonners Ferry Senior Center, 6635 Lincoln, Bonners Ferry, 208-267-5554. 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month and again from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.

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