Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination & Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement

Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination & Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement

Will County Community Health Center non-discrimination policy statements in English, Spanish, and Polish.
 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. 

Affordable Care Act Information and Assistance

Affordable Care Act Information and Assistance

The Affordable Care Act is new legislation to make health insurance affordable for everyone. The Center can guide you through the program. 

Community Health Center Services

Community Health Center Services

The Community Health Center offers a broad range of health services to the citizens of Will County. The Center has a 24 hour answering service and bilingual staff and physicians. Fees are based on a sliding scale according to income. Appointments are preferred; walk-ins are accepted based on availability.
Community Health Center Location and Hours

Community Health Center Location and Hours

Convenient Daytime, Evening and Weekend Hours

The Community Health Center is currently located at:

1106 Neal Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
Spanish Speaking Physicians Available

Dental Care

Dental Care

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 non-insured patients are responsible for payment at the time of service. Charges are based on a sliding fee scale with proof of income.



Fees

Fees

As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Will County Community Health Center offers discounts based on federally established guidelines.  You may be eligible for a discount if you are not covered by an insurance plan.  Services are not free.
Immunization Clinics

Immunization Clinics

The Will County Community Health Center regularly offers immunizations at three convenient locations.

Governing Council

Governing Council

The Will County Community Health Center Governing Council supervises the operations of the Community Health Center through the activities of five standing committees: Governance, Executive, Quality, Finance and Credentialing.
Physicians

Physicians

The Community Health Center physicians play a key role in providing quality healthcare to the residents of Will County. Multidisciplinary care is provided six days a week with two evening sessions, plus 24 hour physician accountability.
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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.