Health Care for Children Year-Round

Kids First Health Care provides excellent health care services for children and teens from birth to age 21 at the Commerce City clinic. The Commerce City location is accepting new patients and has no zip code requirements. Kids First also helps families apply for and renew health insurance coverage for children through the Health First CO (Medicaid) and CHP+ programs. For an appointment or more information, please call 303‐289‐1086.

Medical Services Offered Include

Immunizations/Shots

Physicals

Sick Care

Teen Health Care

Mental Health Care

Plus Much More

Staff

Becky Lusk, Medical Provider

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Charlene Archuleta, Medical Provider

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Emily Human, Health Educator

Ms. Human has been with Kids First Health Care as a health educator for over three years. She joined the organization after completing her master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in Behavioral Science and Health Education from Saint Louis University in 2015. In her role, she works directly with patients to provide one-on-one education on nutrition, asthma management and reproductive health. She also works to support reporting functions for the organization by managing patient and clinic data for grant funding purposes.

Brianna Barela,  MA, LPC, NCC, Behavioral Health Professional

Ms. Barela provides mental health services for children, youth, and families at the Commerce City and Westminster locations. Ms. Barela has been practicing as a mental health provider for the past five years. She has experience working with patients who are dealing with substance use disorders and eating disorders. She has worked with Community Reach Center and Kids First Health Care as a bilingual behavioral health professional since 2017. She graduated with a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver in 2014.

Arely Quijada, Medical Assistant

Ms. Quijada joined Kids First Health Care as a medical assistant in February 2019. In her role, she assists with a variety of medical tasks, including recording patients’ medical histories, taking vitals, running labs, and more. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in December 2018 and subsequently completed an externship with Kids First. Ms. Quijada is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Karen Castillo, Medical Assistant

Ms. Castillo has worked as a medical assistant with Kids First since 2017. At the Commerce City clinic, she checks in patients, books appointments, answers the phones, handles clinical paperwork, verifies insurance, and much more. In 2014, she graduated from Heritage College and obtained her medical assisting certification. She has four years of experience as a medical assistant and loves working with children. Ms. Castillo is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Bobbi Garcia-Abrego, Enrollment Coordinator

Ms. Garcia-Abrego has worked at Kids First Health Care since 2010. In her role as Enrollment Coordinator, she enrolls families and children in Medicaid, CHP+, and Kids First’s sliding scale; helps families sign up for Presumptive Eligibility (temporary Medicaid coverage); troubleshoots issues with public insurance enrollment; and provides referrals for community resources. Prior to serving at Kids First, she worked in medical billing, and in 2003, she obtained her medical assisting certification through Concorde Career College. Ms. Garcia-Abrego is bilingual in English and Spanish, and she adores serving her community.

Dr. Sarah Winbourn, Pediatrician

Dr. Winbourn, a graduate of Vanderbilt University Medical School, joined the staff of Kids First in September 2008 so she has also been with the agency for ten years. She completed her residency through the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Pediatric Residency Program and has practiced at The Children’s Hospital Denver, Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. In her role as Medical Director, Dr. Winbourn directs medical care at all Kids First clinics and oversees a staff of nine medical providers. Dr. Winbourn is bilingual in English and Spanish.

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