PrEP Clinic

PrEP Clinic

The PrEP Clinic provides Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis to HIV-negative patients.  Call 815-727-8830.
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.
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Community Health Center News

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.

Celebrating National Community Health Center week- August 14th-18th, 2017

Transforming Health Care in Our Local Communities

Each August we recognize the outstanding contributions of and services delivered by America's Health Centers.  Our theme this year is "Celebrating America's Health Centers:  Transforming Health Care in Our Local Communities" - and that is exactly what we do here at the Will County Community Health Center.  Community Health Centers, also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC's) are non-profit, community-directed health care providers located in medically underserved rural and urban communities where health care resources are scarce.  Health centers provide access to care regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. 

Join us in celebrating this week packed full of daily activities.  Just click on the attached pdf for details of FUN, FUN, & FUN!

 

Health Insurance Enrollment Options Help

Health Insurance Enrollment Options Help

Community Health Center has trained Outreach staff to assist you.

Will County Community Health Center has trained Outreach Staff to assist you in deciding on the best health insurance enrollment options.  Call the Outreach Hotline: 815-774-6090. 
Health Department Encourages Infant Immunizations During National Infant Immunizations Week

Health Department Encourages Infant Immunizations During National Infant Immunizations Week

National Infant Immunizations Week: April 20-27

Although vaccines can virtually eliminate many of the infectious conditions that killed and incapacitated at will in previous generations, parental indifference has taken its toll.  More than 35,000 US pertussis cases were reported a year ago, making 2012 the worst year for whooping cough in America since 1959.  For information about immunization services provided by the Will County Health Department, telephone 815-740-8143.
Community Health Center Announces New Hours

Community Health Center Announces New Hours

Extending hours of operation

The Will County Community Health Center (1106 Neal Avenue in Joliet), is extending its hours of operation in order to serve clients more efficiently.
Prevent Your Child from Getting Serious Dental Disease

Prevent Your Child from Getting Serious Dental Disease

Healthy Teeth from Birth By: Dr. Sangita Garg D.D.S.

On a late afternoon at the Will County Community Health Center Dental Clinic, I reviewed the chart for my last patient of the day. I remembered seeing this 2 year old girl one week earlier and had scheduled her to receive a filling today. As I approached the dental operating room, I greeted this beautiful little patient warmly and she shook my hand with a smile, her mom looking more apprehensive than her.
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