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. 
FEBRUARY IS DENTAL HEALTH MONTH; PROPER CARE BEGINS AS SOON AS FIRST TEETH ARRIVE

FEBRUARY IS DENTAL HEALTH MONTH; PROPER CARE BEGINS AS SOON AS FIRST TEETH ARRIVE

Education and Preventive Care are Top Priorities; Says Dr. Sangita Garg

Joliet- As Dental Health Month begins, Will County Health Department Community Health Center Dental Director Dr. Sangita Garg says the goal of her department is to bring in children as young as one year of age, when their teeth are just coming in.

Insurance Plans Accepted at the Will County Community Health Center

The Will County Community Health Center accepts the  following Health Plans to provide services to our patients:

 

1)  Illinicare HMO –Medicaid and Medicare HMO, Medicare/Medicaid (MMAI) Dual Eligibles

2)  Meridian HMO Medicaid and Medicare HMO

3)  AETNA Health, Inc  Private insurance HMO, PPO, Aetna Select, National Advantage, Medicare Advantage HMO, Medicare PPO and POS.

4)  Cigna HealthSpring Medicaid HMO, Medicare Advantage, MMAI Dual Eligibles

5)  Land of Lincoln PPO ( Marketplace private insurance)

6)  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBS) PPO, Medicaid HMO, and MMAI Dual Eligibles

 

Dental

1)  Dentaquest Medicare/ Medicaid Managed Care network (Illinicare, BCBS, Aetna Better Health Dental)

Dental Care

Dental Care

Specializing in Dentistry for Children 6 Months through 21 years old; Adults on Emergency Basis.

Dental Services are provided to private insurance, Medicaid recipients, low income and non-insured people.  We now accept DentaQuest for Dental Medicaid Managed Care.   Dental services include oral exams, school exams, fluoride treatments, dental sealants, fillings, cleanings, and simple extractions.

Effective March 24, 2014 New Minimum Fees - Per Dental Visit

$50:  Emergency Exam & X-rays or comprehensive/periodic exam & full mouth x-rays

$50:  Teeth cleaning (extra charge for deep cleaning)

$75:  Filling Visits

$100:  Extraction Visits

***Minimum fees are based on proof of income and insurance
*** Payment is expected at time of service
***Payment plans available.
All dental fees are below standard charges in this area.  Minimum fees are requested to provide high quality care to our patients.  No one will be turned away due to inability to pay.

Dental Clinic Location

Service Location

The Dental Clinic is located inside the Community Health Center at:

1106 Neal Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433

For an appointment call (815)774-7300.

Dental Clinic Hours

Schedule for Dental Services

 

Days  Hours 

Monday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday            

8:00am - 3:00 pm

Every Other Saturday 8:00am - 3:00 pm

For an appointment call (815) 774-7300 

 

Mobile Dental Unit

Provides Dental Services to Schools and Shelters

Will County’s 40-foot mobile dental van features digital x-ray capabilities and two fully-equipped dental chairs. It will enable Will County Community Health Center dental professionals to offer services to clients at schools and community shelters who might not otherwise have access to preventive and restorative dental services.

Community Health Center Dentists

Photos of the Community Health Center Dental Team

View photos and learn more about the Community Health Center dental team.
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Community Health Center News

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.

Community Health Center Receives More Federal Grant Dollars

Additional Funding in Place to Help Will County Reach More Patients

JOLIET – New federal grant dollars awarded by an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will enable the Will County Community Health Center to expand available services and add behavioral health to its scope of practice.

Community Health Center to Add Staff Physician

Obstetrician/Gynecologist Brings Experience, Credentials

JOLIET – The Will County Community Health Center (1106 Neal Avenue in Joliet), is pleased to announce the addition of Tracy L. Vera M.D. to its medical staff beginning Tuesday, September 2.

We Hire Veterans

The Will County Community Health Center values the service of our Veterans

School, Sports and Camp Physicals

School, Sports and Camp Physicals

Will County Community Health Center 1106 Neal Avenue

Do you need a school, sports or camp physical?  Avoid the Rush!  Don't wait until the last minute!

¿Nesecita un examen fisico para la escuela, deportes, o campamento?  Evite las prisas!  No espere al ultimo minuto!

 

Health Department Urges Protection Against Lyme Disease

Other Tick-Borne Illnesses

JOLIET – Lyme Disease is the most prominent of several illnesses carried by ticks, tiny blood-sucking insects that may be no larger than a poppy seed. With the arrival of warmer weather, the Will County Health Department urges hunters, campers, hikers, and others who spend time outdoors to be especially mindful of the risks posed by Lyme Disease and its potential complications. Lyme Disease is known to have infected more than  340,000 Americans since 1982, and scientists believe that total represents only a fraction of the actual incidence.

Health Department Urges Colorectal Cancer Screening

Pain-free Screening Can Save Lives

JOLIET – Science and  technology are winning the fight against colorectal cancer, but many Americans still avoid simple screening tests that could save their lives.Cancers of the colon and rectum will kill more than 51,000 Americans during 2014, even though several safe and effective screening options can dramatically reduce personal risk. The Will County Health Department urges area residents, especially those  over the age of 50, to consult a health care professional about the need for colorectal cancer screening.

Health Center Wins National Literacy Award

Health Center Wins National Literacy Award

2013 Richard Robinson Award

The Will County Community Health Center has been awarded the 2013 Richard Robinson Award by Reach Out and Read, an eminently successful national literacy program based in Boston, MA. Award-winning program emphasizes the importance of reading aloud to young children.
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