2009-11-01 / Health

Rehmann Health Center November Schedule

The following services will be offered in November at the Rehmann Health Center, 147 S. Saginaw Street in Chesaning.

Immunization Clinics

Immunizations will be held on the fourth Wednesday, Nov. 25 from 9-11:15 a.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m. Please note that the clinic will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11 for the Veterans Day holiday, and no immunization clinic will be held. All clinics are held on a walkin basis. Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Care Network, and Healthplus insurances are accepted except for some BC/BS auto group members. Check with the insurance company to be sure that they will cover the needed immunizations. If not, the client may be billed for them by the Health Department.

Pneumonia Shots

Pneumonia shots will be given on the fourth Wednesday, Nov. 25, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m. Without insurance, Medicaid or Medicare coverage the cost is $55 for pneumonia. Persons who have received a pneumonia shot before the age of 65 and are now past 65 can have their last one. Patients should check with their doctors or health department clinics if they are not sure of the date.

Flu Vaccine

The Saginaw County Department of Public Health is out of seasonal flu vaccine and has not received the H1N1 vaccine yet. Call the hotline at (989) 758-3828 for a daily update on the H1N1 vaccine and its arrival.

Tuberculosis Testing

The tuberculosis testing has changed. Please call the Health Center at (989) 845-3911 for the dates.

WIC

WIC services are now being held on the first and third Tuesday. Walk-in coupon pick up is 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. New clients, transfers, and those due for re-certification may schedule an appointment by calling (989) 758-3733 and specifying the Chesaning clinic. According to the state WIC office, clients enrolled in any of the Saginaw County WIC clinics may transfer to the Chesaning site of they wish to.

Dental Clinics

Dental clinics are provided for Head Start check-ups, preschoolers, and those to age 19. Call (989) 758-3835 for an appointment and request the Chesaning clinic. Medicaid and donations are accepted. Adult dental care is available through the Healthy Futures program for Saginaw County residents only. For more information and the qualification guidelines, please call health center at (989) 845-3911.

Birth Control Clinic

A birth control refill clinic will be held on Monday, Monday, Nov. 9 from 9-11:15 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Appointments are required for the physical exam clinic. Physical exam clinic will be held on Monday, Nov. 23. Call (989) 758-3870 for an appointment in November and specify the Chesaning clinic. Birth Control services provided are based on a sliding fee scale. Medicaid and insurances are accepted. Services are provided regardless of ability to pay.

For more information on any of the above services call the clinic, Monday through Friday, at (989) 845-3911.

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