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Welcome To Alcona Health Center
Alcona Health Center’s Mission
The purpose of Alcona Citizens for Health, Inc., shall be to promote, develop and operate such facilities and programs as are necessary to provide quality health care to all residents of Alcona County and the surrounding areas, regardless of ability to pay.
Alcona Health Centers is a network of healthcare clinics serving eastern upper peninsula, northeastern and northwestern lower Michigan in Alcona, Alpena, Iosco, and Emmet counties.
It is the policy of Alcona Citizens for Health, Inc. that it does not descriminate on basis of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, income, gender identity, sexual orientation or creed. This policy applies to staff, volunteers, patients/clients, guests, and Board Members.
Alcona Citizens for Health, Inc. provides assistance for those with limited English proficiency.
The Patient Portal
Alcona Health Center is pleased to offer the Patient Portal. The Patient Portal is a free service that allows patients to view limited medical records. By logging onto the secure website link sent to you via email, you will be able to view lab/test results, health summaries, medication lists, and appointments. You can even change your demographic information online! Please stop by Alcona Health Center and request Patient Portal Access with the receptionist.
If you are experiencing difficulty with the Patient Portal or didn’t get your Welcome Letter, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and the matter will be addressed
What We Do
Alcona Health Center is a Patient Centered Medical Home.
The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is an approach to providing comprehensive primary care for children, youth and adults. The PCMH is a health care setting that facilitates partnerships between individual patients, and their personal physicians, and when appropriate, the patient’s family.
Alcona Health Center Pharmacy now offers
- An extended list of over-the-counter medications
- Prescription medications
- Online prescription refills
- Sliding fee on prescriptions
- Accepting commercial insurances, Medicare part D and Medicaid
- Patients in Need (PIN) program
- Excellent customer service
- Conveniently located inside the Alpena and Lincoln clinic sites
- Refill requests
Portal to Good Health For Prescriptions
Providing services for all your dental needs
- Children’s dental care
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Crowns & Bridges
- Dentures & Partials
- Gum Treatment
- Oral Surgery
- Root Canals
- Special Needs
- TMJ / TMD
- Porcelain Veneers
We participate in many dental plans, including Medicaid, Health Kids, MI Child and most other insurances. You may also qualify for our Sliding Fee Program, and payment plan options.
The Behavioral Health Services Department at Alcona Health Center welcomes all patients who have established with a Medical Primary Care Physician (PCP). The Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs) are fully licensed Professional Counselors and/or Masters of Social Work in the State of Michigan, and at least one is available in all Alcona Health Center sites, including Alcona Elementary School, Alcona Middle/Senior High School and Lincoln Elementary School in Alpena. The BHCs are able to provide counseling and therapy to all ages, and also to individuals and families. The BHC works collaboratively with your PCP to provide you with seamless integrated treatment to work toward successful resolution of the issues you are facing, and to help you improve your quality of life. The BHCs will work with you to develop personal goals that you would like to see accomplished. These goals may be accomplished through any of the following, and maybe in combination of two or more: Individual Counseling, Group Counseling, Couples Counseling, or Family Counseling. We also have Psychiatric Services available on-site at our Lincoln clinic, or telepsychiatry available in several of our clinics, with the goal of having it available at all AHC clinics in the future.
- Focuses on preventative medicine
Provides well child visits focused on the child’s growth and development, making sure they are gaining appropriate milestones and growing as expected
Like to educate our parents and patients to help keep the children healthy and happy.
Evaluates and manages chronic conditions such as asthma, allergies, eczema, obesity, headaches and abdominal pain.
Takes care of acute problems such as sore throats, rashes, pink eye, etc.
Has a physician or nurse practitioner always on call 7/24 for any urgent or emergent parental concerns.
Health Disparities Data Widget Now Available
The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) are pleased to announce the release of a new health disparities data widget. The widget provides an easy way to find health disparities data related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). LHIs are critical health issues that when addressed will help reduce the leading causes of death and preventable illnesses. The widget provides charts and graphs of disparities data at your fingertips.
It’s easy to embed the widget on your own website to give your networks easy access to the latest available disparities data. Once you’ve added the widget, there’s no technical maintenance required. The content will update automatically.