2011-03-06 / Health

Rehmann Health Center March Schedule

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

Immunization Clinics

Immunizations will be held on the second and fourth Wednesday, march 9 and 23, from 9-11 a.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m. All clinics are held on a walk-in 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. Flu shots will continue to be given to children and adults until the Health Department runs out of vaccine.

Blood Pressure Checks

Blood pressure checks are done during the immunization clinic hours on the second and fourth Wednesday.

Tuberculosis Testing

The tuberculosis testing will alternate between the second Monday and Wednesday and the fourth Monday and Wednesday. Please call the Health Center for the exact schedule.

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. Individuals enrolled in other Saginaw County WIC clinics who wish to transfer to the Chesaning clinic may do so according to the State WIC office.

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 Center of Hope (formerly 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, March 14 from 9-11:15 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. and March 28 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Appointments are required for the physical exam clinic. Physical exam clinic will be held on Monday, March 28. Call (989) 758-3870 for an appointment in February 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.

Center of Hope Clinic

The Center of Hope (formerly Healthy Futures) medical clinic for Saginaw County residents who have no medical insurance will be held on Tuesday, March 8 and 22. Please call the Health Center at (989) 845-3911 for information or an appointment in February.

Water testing kits, Radon testing kits and temporary food licenses are available at the Health Center.

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

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