May 04, 2021

FORT WORTH/ARLINGTON, Texas – As the demand for accessible pediatric healthcare has increased, the North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC) has hired Dr. Dinesh Gowda, M.D., FAAP, an award-winning pediatric physician, to join its Arlington location.  […]

Marketplace Extension Deadline is now August 15

March 26, 2021

We want to share exciting information from the Health Insurance Marketplace for uninsured individuals! […]

Dr. Jorge Ontiveros Departure

March 26, 2021

This message is to inform you that Dr. Jorge Ontiveros is no longer seeing patients at North Texas Area Community Health Centers. We are happy to continue caring for you through one of our other fully qualified providers. Please make sure you keep any needed follow-up appointments scheduled with us to avoid any interruptions in your care.

Your medical record is still at North Texas Area Community Health Centers. If you would like to transfer your care to another medical facility or provider, you may request a copy of your medical record or ask that a copy be sent directly to them.

Your health is our top priority, and we thank you for choosing North Texas Area Community Health Centers.


Esta mensaje es para informarle que el Dr. Jorge Ontiveros ya no atendera pacientes en North Texas Area Community Health Centers. Nos complace seguir atendiéndolo a través de uno de nuestros otros proveedores. Asegúrese de cumplir con sus citas de seguimiento ya programadas para evitar interrupciones en su atención.

Su expediente médico todavía esta en North Texas Area Community Health Centers. Si desea transferir su atención a otro centro médico o proveedor, puede solicitar una copia de su registro médico o pedir que se les envíe una copia directamente.

Su salud es nuestra principal prioridad y le agradecemos por elegir a North Texas Area Community Health Centers.


March 17, 2021

FORT WORTH/ARLINGTON, Texas – North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC), located in three medically disadvantaged neighborhoods in Tarrant County, have created informational videos in English and Spanish to encourage the community to get the COVID vaccine when it comes available. […]

NTACHC Is Offering COVID-19 Testing

December 21, 2020

NTACHC is offering ID Now Rapid Testing and LabCorp COVID-19 Testing at all three of our locations. […]

NTACHC Is Offering Flu Vaccines

December 7, 2020

It is not too late to get a flu shot to protect yourself and your family from the flu.
North Texas Area Community Health Centers has a limited supply of the following:
• Regular flu shots
• High dose shots recommended for anyone 65 years or older
• FluMist that does not require a shot, for patients who qualify
If you do not have insurance, you may be able to get a flu shot for FREE. We can bill insurance if you are a regular patient at any of our NTACHC clinics.
Call us TODAY at 817-625-4254 to set up a convenient time to come in and get a flu shot.

PHC Update

November 2, 2020

If you are a participant in the PHC Program (Primary Health Care Program), please note: For a prescription to be covered by the PHC Program, the prescription must now be filled at the NTACHC pharmacy at the Northside location, and must be on the list of covered medications. If you currently fill prescriptions elsewhere, call the NTACHC pharmacy at 833-789-5300 to request a transfer of your prescription.

Help Fight COVID-19

November 2, 2020

Join the DFW COVID-19 Prevalence Study to help researchers better understand how common COVID-19 is in Dallas and Tarrant counties. By volunteering, you will help guide decisions being made in our communities to keep you and your family safe and healthy. The study is being conducted by UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources. […]

Need Help? NTACHC Has Counselors To Help You Enroll In Marketplace

October 30, 2020

Your well-being is our priority! That’s why health insurance is important to help you maintain your health and get you the healthcare you and your family need.

Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace opens November 1st and runs through Dec. 15th.


Our Providers Help Patients Get Diabetes Under Control

October 30, 2020

November is National Diabetes Month, and North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC) want to help you get your diabetes under control. Type 1 diabetes, a condition when the body doesn’t produce insulin, happens at any age affecting people of every size, shape and race. This condition can be managed with the help of our providers at NTACHC. […]

NTACHC Now Offers PrEP Medication and Confidential Counseling

October 19, 2020

PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a once-daily pill that significantly reduces your risk of acquiring HIV. If you believe you might be at risk, we can help. NTACHC offers appointments with one of our expert health care providers who can help you decide if PrEP is right for you. […]

Welcome New Board Member – William Venable

September 13, 2020

Bill Venable

NTACHC is happy to welcome William (Bill) Venable to our Board of Directors.  He has an impressive background in academia, business, marketing and healthcare that will help us improve and expand healthcare for more in our community.

Bill joined the faculty of the College of Business at The University of Texas at Arlington in July 2019.  He was appointed to […]

Committee of 100 donates 4,000 N95 masks to NTACHC

September 2, 2020

We’re thankful for the Committee of 100 for its donation of 4,000 N95 masks to ensure the safety of our frontline staff who are testing patients for COVID-19. We are grateful for your support!

Welcome to NTACHC!

August 20, 2020

North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC) has hired two new doctors and two new family nurse practitioners as the demand for accessible healthcare has increased. In addition, NTACHC has promoted a nurse practitioner to a director of nursing and access. With the need to provide more walk-in appointment availability, one new nurse practitioner will oversee the walk-in clinic at Northside Center starting later this month. In 2019, the centers provided care for […]

Dr. Jorge OntiverosDr. Patricia RodriguezLeah Creamer, Nurse Practitionerchrista bolten nurse practitionerJenelle Dugan, Family Nurse Practitioner

Exercise and Mental Wellness

By Michael Davis, LMSW

July 29, 2020

Michael Davis, LMSW

You may already know how good exercise is for your physical health, but you might be surprised by how good exercise is for your mental health.  Studies show that for treating anxiety, and mild to moderate depression, exercise can be as effective as talking therapy and medication.

There are many ways that exercise positively influences your mental health: […]

North Texas Area Community Health Centers Dedicates The Morris Foundation Building

July 15, 2020

Morris Foundation Naming Speakers

North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC) officially dedicated the Northside Community Health Center and renamed it The Morris Foundation Building, thanks to the $1 million cornerstone grant.

This gift was part of a $15.3 million capital campaign, led by U.S. Representative Kay Granger, to build a new 34,000-square-foot Northside Community Health Center to better serve the medically underserved area. Primary care services include adult care, pediatric care, women’s health, and behavioral health, along with pharmacy, labs, diabetes management, health education and wellness.

In 2018, the Northside Community Health Center opened. The new Center was welcomed by […]

Thank you TCU and UNT Health Science Center School of Medicine!

July 2, 2020

A huge thanks to the students of TCU and UNT Health Science Center – School of Medicine for the amazing donation of hundreds of cloth masks, N95s, surgical masks and face shields from their PPE drive! These will help our providers take care of our patients. We are glad to be partners to help keep our community safe and healthy!

PPE donation


By Michael Davis, LMSW

June 17, 2020

Michael Davis, LMSWAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues, to protect ourselves and our communities, we are required to stay home.  Unfortunately, for those in our community experiencing domestic violence and abuse, home may not be a safe place to be.  Given the economic devastation resulting from COVID-19, many families now find themselves in a chronic state of uncertainty and panic and lack the community resources and support systems to cope with their emotional distress.  Such conditions may […]


June 9, 2020

Carlos R. Morales, NTACHC Board President

In March, our world changed. We began hearing these words as they became common in our interactions as well as our thoughts…. quarantine, social distancing, masks, protective gear, etc. The novel coronavirus made our normal day of going to the office, meeting with co-workers and events unsafe. We then had to turn our normal day into a new “normal” by working from home, interacting only virtually or via our phones and computers, and venturing out of our homes for only food or necessary items. This uncertain time has forced all of us to […]


May 26, 2020

North Texas Area Community Health Centers, Inc. in collaboration with Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Los Vaqueros Stockyards and Higginbotham Helps, provided the NW Division of the Fort Worth Police Department with a taco bar lunch to recognize our police officers for all they do for our communities. With all the challenges that we face daily, this meal was a way to express our thanks and appreciation of them for keeping our communities safe.



March 13, 2020

Help protect yourself and others from COVID-19 in the workplace, home and school by following the following recommendations.

For more current NTACHC updates, please click here.

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March 9, 2020

As you know, the information on Coronavirus is getting updated daily as we learn more about the virus.  We are taking our guidance from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH).  To stay current with the CDC’s latest guidance, please visit www.cdc.gov  to view up-to-date recommendations and information.


March 4, 2020

NTACHC has partnered with Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) to provide a mobile food pantry on Northside premises the 1st Wednesday of each month from 3-5:3pm to families in the community.  TAFB distributes fresh and frozen food to hundreds of people through mobile pantries at no charge to families.  For more information, please call 817-546-6504.

NTACHC mobile food pantry

NTACHC mobile food pantry in conjunction with TAFB


February 19, 2020

Senator Cornyn visited the Northside Community Health Center to participate in a roundtable discussion with local medical professionals, advocates and local patients to discuss lowering prescription drug costs.  Senator John Cornyn pictured with North Texas Area Community Health Centers Board Members (from left to right): Dr. Di Ann Sanchez, Rachel Arellano, Emerico Perez, and Glen Edney.

Senator Cornyn with NTACHC Board

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