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We are open and accepting TeleHealth and in-person patient appointments.

COVID 19 Health Care Safeguards


Announcements

  • Primary Care Partners is proud to announce Tiffany Petersen, PA is now Accepting New Patients at Tabeguache Family & Sports Medicine. Tiffany Petersen PA joined Tabeguache Family & Sports Medicine as a physician assistant in August 2021. She is accepting new patients. Tiffany graduated from the first class of CMU’s physician assistant program and was eager to return to Tabeguache Family & Sports Medicine in her new role on our provider team. To schedule an appointment, call us at 970-256-5201

  • Western Colorado Pediatric Associates (WCPA) has extended its hours to accommodate well-child checks, sports physicals, and vaccinations for the start of the school year. They stay open until 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at their Grand Junction location and will donate $5 to the Kids Aid Backpack Program for every well-child check they complete before school starts. WCPA is in the NEWS! Western Colorado Pediatric Associates expands their hours for well-child checks before school starts (NBC11, 7/29/21)   Back to school check-ups (KREX, 7/28/21)   Pediatric practice extends office hours (Biz Times, 7/29/21)   Op-Ed | Include child checkups in back to school plans (Biz Times, 7/29/21)

  • Body Composition Scans are now offered at Primary Care Partners by Grand Junction Diagnostics and you can get one without a doctor’s referral. Just call (970) 241-6014 for an appointment. The whole-body Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) scan can be used as a body analysis test to evaluate total body composition including muscle, bone, and fat content with a high degree of precision. Here is a whole-body DEXA scan sample. Body Composition Analysis Patients can opt to receive an evaluation of the results from our registered dietitian. How much does a body composition scan cost? Only $75 per scan with a detailed report Meet with our dietitian to review results for an additional $25 Call (970) 241-6014 for an appointment Reasons to get a Body Composition Scan Adipose Tissue Index Where fat accumulates in the body can have considerably different health effects. Generally, subdermal white adipose tissue is healthy, while abdominal white adipose tissue expansion in obesity is closely associated with metabolic disease. Most Accurate Method DEXA is the most accurate technique for body composition analysis trusted by science and elite sports research labs. It is a much more accurate body fat analysis test than BMI, InBody Scan, Bod Pod, hydrostatic weighing, and the caliper body fat test (body fat pinch test). Track and Identify Body Changes The DEXA body fat scan can be used to track your muscle gains and body fat measurement in specific body areas. It can monitor the actual physiological reaction of your body to your diet or exercise plan. FDA-Approved for Body Composition The FDA-approved DEXA uses x-ray technology to assess bone, muscle, and fat mass in your body. This is the same technology that has been used for years to measure bone density for osteoporosis diagnosis. However, this is scan not intended to be used to diagnose osteoporosis. Safe To detect the composition of each square inch of your body, the DEXA uses very weak x-ray beams. These findings not only provide you with a total body fat percentage measurement but also full visualization and examination of your lean muscle tissue and bone density.

  • Mesa County Public Health Cash Incentive Campaign More than $ 90,000 in cash up for grabs to vaccinated Mesa County residents, including two $ 500 CASH prizes each week! Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) in conjunction with the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel announces a community vaccination effort in the form of a cash incentive campaign. Cash prizes, including twice a week $ 500 dollar prizes and a grand prize that could build up to $ 90,000 is up for grabs. more information… https://health.mesacounty.us/mcph-announces-big-shot-giveaway-to-encourage-covid-19-vaccination/

  • Primary Care Partners is accepting new patients. We have primary care providers and pediatricians in Grand Junction and Fruita Colorado that are accepting new patients. Our Grand Junction physical therapists are also accepting new patients. 3150 N 12th St Grand Junction, COFamily Physicians of Western Colorado (970) 245-1220The Physical Therapy Specialty Center (970) 241-5856Tabeguache Family & Sports Medicine (970) 256-5201Western Colorado Pediatric Associates (970) 243-5437 455 Kokopelli Blvd., Fruita, CORed Canyon Family Medicine (970) 256-5285 1120 Wellington Ave, Grand Junction, COWestern Colorado Physicians Group (970) 241-6011 456 Kokopelli Blvd, Unit D, Fruita, COWestern Colorado Pediatric Associates (970) 243-5437

  • Several of Primary Care Partners’ providers are now offering self-schedule appointments. To see if your provider offers this or if you are a new patient check out our self-scheduling page at https://www.pcpgj.com/schedule-appointments/.