Clinic Services

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We're Open to Help You!

In-person and telehealth appointments available.

Call 360-385-9400 or text 360-774-0187

Our goal is to provide accessible, confidential health services in a non-judgmental, safe, and compassionate environment. Appointments are generally available within a week; all are welcome.


Frequently Asked Questions



Main Jefferson County Public Health Clinic

  • 615 Sheridan Street, Port Townsend
  • Monday 1:00-4:00; Wednesday 9:00-4:00; Friday 9:00-4:00; Telehealth available most days 

Quilcene Sexual & Reproductive Health Clinic (Quilcene Afternoon Clinic)

  • On Rodgers Street next to the South County Clinic
  • Select weekday clinic hours; Telehealth available most days

School Based Health Centers

Port Townsend High School SBHC

  • Gael Stuart Building
  • Select weekday clinic hours; Telehealth available most days

Chimacum Middle and High School SBHC

  • Off the Commons
  • Select weekday clinic hours; Telehealth available most days

Quilcene SBHC

  • Elementary School Building
  • Select weekday clinic hours; Telehealth available most days

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All insurances accepted; sliding scale for birth control; many are eligible for programs offering low or no cost services.

Family Planning Only (formerly Take Charge) – A special program that covers the cost of birth control. We can easily determine if you qualify and sign you up if you do.

Breast and Cervical Health (BCHP) – A special program that pays for women’s annual exam and mammogram. We can easily determine if you qualify and sign you up if you do.


Susan Bone O’Brien, ARNP, MN (she/her)

Susan Bone O’Brien, ARNP, MN, is a Family Nurse Practitioner who works at Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) Community Clinics to provide access to care for the community of Jefferson County since 1997. She specializes in reproductive health for all genders and ages, also providing comprehensive health care to adolescents in the School-Based Health Centers in Jefferson County.

Susan holds BSN and Masters in Nursing from the University of Washington and is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by American Nursing Credentialing Center.

Susan values an environment where our clients feel safe and respected. She loves her work at the main clinic, with clients of all ages, and feels fortunate to get to work with adolescents in our schools, providing for their health care needs, since 2009. Her goal is to support and promote independence, self-awareness, and healthy relationships. She has two sons, who grew up on the peninsula.


melinda-bower-webMelinda Bower, ND (she/her)

Dr. Melinda Bower is a naturopathic doctor who received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Dr Bower completed a one year residency at Bastyr Center for Natural Health in Seattle WA rotating through community health centers and major regional hospitals.  Prior to medical school she received her BS in Environmental Science from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, OH.  Dr Bower also teaches herbal medicine and gynecology at Bastyr University.  In 2015, she was recognized by her peers as one of Seattle’s “Top Doctors.”

Dr Bower practices with a focus on family medicine and women’s health. She works with people to optimize health while utilizing a variety of tools including nutritional support, botanical medicine, and the foundations of health to achieve health. Dr. Bower’s integrative approach to medicine focuses on addressing the root cause of illness rather than just looking at the symptoms. Through this work, she is dedicated to helping you restore health and well-being in your life.

Erin Vicha, ND

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