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The Hematite Health Clinic (HHC) provides a place for students ages 10 –21 to access health care within the Ishpeming High School.  A Nurse Practitioner, under the direction of a licensed Physician, is available to students a minimum of 30 hours per week.

OPEN
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The Hematite Health Clinic provides:

  • Primary care
  • Preventative care
  • Comprehensive health services
  • Sports Physicals
  • Treatment of acute illness or injuries
  • Medications
  • Immunizations (coming soon)
  • On-site lab testing including:  rapid strep tests, influenza tests, urinalysis, glucose tests
  • Nebulizer treatments for asthma flare-ups
  • Coordinated care with primary care providers for management of chronic medical illnesses
  • Vision Screening
  • Health education including smoking cessation, nutrition and exercise counseling
  • Mental health therapy
  • Assistance for families for MIChild/Medicaid/Healthy Kids application process
  • Referrals to other community resources

-No birth control pills or devices are available through the clinic -No abortion counseling or referrals are available


Will there be a charge for visits?

Charges for students who are uninsured are based on a sliding fee scale.  Both private and public insurances will be billed.  No student will be refused services due to inability to pay.

How can students be seen in the school based clinic?

Students must have a consent form signed by their parent/guardian to receive care, if they are under the age of 18.

How will the clinic staff work with your primary care providers?

We encourage continuity of care and will communicate with the student’s primary care provider.  The signature on the parent/guardian consent form allows the HHC and the child’s primary care physician to exchange health care information for the purpose of continuity and coordination of care according to State and Federal laws.  Clients have the right to decline sharing this information with their primary care provider.

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Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Phone: 906-204-2620
Fax: 906-204-2660

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