Governing Council 2018 Meetings and Meeting Minutes

Governing Council 2018 Meetings and Meeting Minutes

Governing Council meeting

Wednesday, July 5, 2018

5:00pm

1106 Neal Ave.,  Joliet

(lower level conference room)

Governance Committee mtg. (prior to GC meeting) @ 4:30pm (lower level conference room)

 

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS

Marie Lindsey Chairman

Paul Lauridsen Vice- Chairman

Alan Dyche Treasurer



Judith Easley Secretary

George Mora


Edith Cline-Kabba





Cathi Niewinski





Eloy Ramirez

Cindy Brassea



Vernice Johnson-Warren

Governing Council 2017 Meetings and Meeting Minutes

 Finance Committee Meeting will meet @ 4:00pm in lower level conference room) prior to Governing Council

Governing Council Meeting - Strategic Planning Session (lower level conference room)

1106 Neal Ave.

Joliet, Il.  60433

Wednesday, December 6  2017 @ 4:30pm

 

Governing Council 2015 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:

  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

Click on the links below to read the official documents. You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files.

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.
Click on the links below to read the official documents. You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files.

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Community Health Center News

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.

Health Department Prepared For Flu Season

Vaccines Now Available For All Ages

Health Department Ready For Flu Season. Flu vaccine strongly recommended for everyone six months and older.
NACo Prescription Discount Card Program

NACo Prescription Discount Card Program

A No-Cost Alternative to Paying full Price for Prescriptions

Since 2009, Will County has teamed with the National Association of Counties (NACo), to offer a drug discount card program for Will County residents. The free discount prescription card is widely available to all Will County residents, and can be used to save an average of approximately 24 per cent off the retail price of commonly prescribed drugs.
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