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.

PREGNANT MOTHERS ARE REMINDED: YOUR DENTAL HEALTH IS IMPORTANT

PREGNANT MOTHERS ARE REMINDED: YOUR DENTAL HEALTH IS IMPORTANT

Dental Care During Pregnancy Must Not be Overlooked

Joliet- “What goes into your mouth becomes part of the baby you are carrying.”  That’s what Will County Health Department Community Health Center Dental Program Manager Kimberly Nay wants young mothers to remember.

Community Health Center Dental Director Dr. Sangita Garg encourages all pregnant women to seek dental exams and treatment.  And Nay added that due to special state funding, they will likely be eligible to have their checkup covered.


WILL COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER MOBILE DENTAL UNIT CONTINUES TO OFFER TOP CARE

WILL COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER MOBILE DENTAL UNIT CONTINUES TO OFFER TOP CARE

A Look Inside the Mobile Dental Unit

Joliet- During a recent Thursday morning stop at the Frankfort Terrace Nursing Home, Dr. Francis Tan and dental assistant Lendita Istogu from the Will County Community Health Center Mobile Dental Unit were out and about offering top dental care that can be found in any office.

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.
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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.
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
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Important to Know Your Family's History

Dr. Jennifer Byrd, Chief Medical Officer for the Will County Community Health Center at the Health Department, says there’s a major factor that determines when women should starts putting this on their schedule.
Complete Dental Hygiene: It's More than Just Brushing Your Teeth

Complete Dental Hygiene: It's More than Just Brushing Your Teeth

Stop the Bacteria Before it Goes Elsewhere in Your Body

October is “National Dental Hygiene Month.” What should the words “dental hygiene” make us think about?
BASINGER'S PHARMACY OPENS PERMANENT LOCATION AT WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

BASINGER'S PHARMACY OPENS PERMANENT LOCATION AT WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

Open When CHC Medical Clinic is Open; Free Deliveries Available

Basinger’s Pharmacy, which has six locations in Joliet alone, can now be found adjacent to the waiting area at the Community Health Center.
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER CELEBRATES RECENT NORTHERN BRANCH OPENING AND NATIONAL HEALTH CENTER WEEK

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER CELEBRATES RECENT NORTHERN BRANCH OPENING AND NATIONAL HEALTH CENTER WEEK

Expanded Services, New Accreditation, and Health Center Week all Part of This Year's Schdedule

The Will County Community Health Center offers a full array of medical, prenatal, dental, and psychiatric care for Will County residents and their families.
FRIDAY OPEN HOUSE FOR HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

FRIDAY OPEN HOUSE FOR HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

Part of National Health Center Week Celebration

A 10 AM to 12 Noon Open House Friday at their 1106 Neal Avenue Location in Joliet.
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