Nurse practitioners Kristina Mattson (left) and Andrea Robbins started Sapphire Health and Wellness. (Courtesy Sapphire Health and Wellness)
Sapphire Health and Wellness opened May 1 at 3530 S. Val Vista Drive, No. A-111, Gilbert. Nurse practitioners Andrea Robbins and Kristina Mattson started Sapphire to use compassionate, holistic and preventive care. They specialize in primary care, weight loss and addiction and focus on educating patients and preventing disease. 480-219-7810. www.sapphirehealthaz.com
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.