Governing Council 2017 Meetings and Meeting Minutes

Governing Council Meeting (lower level conference room)

1106 Neal Ave.

Joliet, Il.  60433

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 5:30pm

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Governing Council 2016 Meetings and Meeting Minutes

A Strategic planning session was conducted by the Will County Community Health Center (WCCHC) Governing Council in December 2015 and January 2016, with the Will County Health Department (WCHD) and WCCHC management.

Strategic plan 2015-2017

Collective Vision:







Improved financial performance







Improved patient health outcomes







Become the clinic of choice for Will County







Build a culture of trust through effective communication







Improve patient wait times







Increase number of new patients and retention of existing patients







3-year Strategic Directions:







1.  Enhance the patient experience







        Stream-line systems and processes







        Improve customer service







2.  Build a culture of trust through communication and empowerment







3.  Expand marketing efforts and improve revenue generation







90-day action steps for each strategic direction have been created for the first quarter of the year.  The plan is reviewed by management team monthly and by the Governing Council in April, July, October and January.  Additional action steps will be added at the beginning of each quarter.  Progress is already being made in achieving the goals. 































Become a Governing Council Member

If you are receiving healthcare services from the Center, we could use your help. Click on the letter below from the Governing Council Chairman

Governing Council Meetings 2013

Meeting Minutes

Here are the minutes for the Governing Council for the year 2013. 

The Governing Council meets on the following dates this year:

  • January 9
  • February 6
  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 10
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

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Governing Council Meetings 2012

Meeting Minutes

Here are the minutes for the Governing Council for the year 2012.
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Governing Council Meetings 2011

Meeting Minutes

Here are the minutes for the Governing Council for the year 2011.
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Governing Council Meetings 2010

Meeting Minutes

Here are the minutes for the Governing Council for the year 2010.
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Governing Council Meetings 2009

Meeting Minutes

Here are the minutes for the Governing Council for the year 2009.
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Meet the Community Health Center Physicians

Physician Photos and Education

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MAKE THE WILL COUNTY HEALTH CENTER YOUR CHOICE FOR WOMEN'S SERVICES

MAKE THE WILL COUNTY HEALTH CENTER YOUR CHOICE FOR WOMEN'S SERVICES

Dr. Tracy Vera & Dr. Cynthia Vera: Speaks English and Spanish

Our Center believes that if a patient feels a familiarity with their doctor and they feel safe and not judged, there is more of a connection, leading to better outcomes.

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COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER PROVIDER DOES NOT GIVE UP

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER PROVIDER DOES NOT GIVE UP

PERSISTENCE MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Due to Dolly's persistence and referring her to the Silver Cross Diabetic Education Program, patient Ana L. is continually making positive changes in her lifestyle.
THANK YOU FOR TRUSTING US WITH YOUR HEALTH CARE NEEDS

THANK YOU FOR TRUSTING US WITH YOUR HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Message from Mary Maragos - CEO of Will County Community Health Center

Since 1995 we have been successfully meeting the needs of our patients by providing comprehensive, integrated and coordinated care. 

ENROLLING IN A MEDICARE AND/OR MEDICAID MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLAN

SELECTING A MANAGED CARE PLAN AND DESIGNATING YOUR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER

ENROLLING IN A MEDICARE AND/OR MEDICAID MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLAN
Doctors Encourage Reading at Children's Check-ups

Doctors Encourage Reading at Children's Check-ups

Reach out and Read program featured on ABC Channel 7 - 'Spirit of Giving' Segment.

Dr. Melanie Harris-Smith, M.D., F.A.A.P., introduces a brand new book at her patient's well-check exam. The "Reach out and Read" program is part of a national partnership among physicians and was featured on ABC Channel 7 - Spirit of Giving segment. At every "well child" visit at the Will County Community Health Center, doctors give patients a new story book to take home.

Health Department Offering Adult and Children's Flu Vaccines

Health Department Offering Adult and Children's Flu Vaccines

Shots Available in Joliet, Bolingbrook and University Park

The Will County Health Department Immunization Clinic is now offering walk-in seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children at its 1106 Neal Avenue site in Joliet.  Walk-in shots are available each Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Vaccine is also available Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m., and Thursdays from 1-6 p.m.  Friday hours are 8:30 a.m.-noon; no shots are available on the fourth Friday monthly.
 Full Listing of All Insurances We Accept

Full Listing of All Insurances We Accept

Community Health Center Contract Listing

Available to read and/or download is a listing of all the insurances the Will County Community Health Center accepts.   We look forward to serving you. 

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Department of Transportation (DOT) Physicals

Will County Community Health Center offers DOT physicals

Health Department Activates Local Ebola Information Line

New Resource Designed To Keep Area Residents Current On Ebola Developments

JOLIET – The Will County Health Department has added an Ebola Information Line for area residents interested in local Ebola news and developments.

Callers to 815-774-7360 will be presented with two listening options. One option will provide any news concerning local Ebola developments and a list of other resources (like the Health Department website), that residents can access whenever they wish.
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