Alpena High Health Center

About this Location

The Alpena High Health Center is a collaboration of Alpena Public Schools and Alcona Health Center, supported through funding from Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).   This Children and Adolescent (only) Health Center program is aimed at supporting Alpena Public School students’ health with the availability of on site, medical and behavioral health services.  With parental/guardian permission, our licensed behavioral health and medical professionals can provide healthcare that is conveniently located within Alpena High School. Please see Medical Consent regarding confidential services. This allows for ease of access, fewer disruptions of regular routines and less loss of class time.  Commercial insurance and Medicaid plans are accepted, and we offer an income based sliding fee program.   New patients are welcome!

View more information about Alpena High Health Center –

Alpena High Health Center Brochure

Alpena High Health Center FAQ  

Downloadable Consent Forms –

Alpena High Health Center Medical Consent

Alpena High Health Center Behavioral Health Consent – Peggy Krajniak, LPC

Alpena High Health Center Behavioral Health Consent – Lisa Lenard, LPC

Other Forms –

CAHC Program Health History

CAHC Program Rights & Responsibilities

Do you need help with insurance?

You can apply for Medicaid coverage (and MI Child) at any time throughout the year. For more information or to apply click here.  If you need assistance with your application, please let us know. We are here to help!


Monica Dziesinski, PAC

Family Medicine

Monica Dziesinski, PAC practices Family Medicine. She completed her Master's degree from Central Michigan University in 2013 and has always held a professional interest in pediatrics. In addition to being a Physician's Assistant, she also holds radiology and cat scan licenses RT(R)(CT).

Peggy Krajniak, LPC

Behavioral Health

Peggy Krajniak, LPC is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She studied at Western Michigan University and earned a Master Degree in Community Agency and School Counseling. Peggy Krajniak also holds a Certificate in Substance Use Disorder Counseling.

Lisa Lenard, LPC

Behavioral Health

Lisa Lenard, LPC is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She earned her Master of Arts in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. She is trained in EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), hypnotherapy, and play therapy. Professional memberships include The Association for Play Therapy, Michigan Association for Play Therapy, EMDR International Association and the American Counseling Association.

Services Provided

  • Medical
  • Behavioral Health
  • Lab Services
  • TELEHEALTH VISITS ARE AVAILABLE! Now you can see your medical or behavioral health provider using your smart phone, tablet or computer.
  • Translation/Interpretive Services (for Blind, Deaf and/or Non-English Speaking) are Provided if Needed while Accessing Our Services. Please Contact Us in Advance.

Learn more about our services

Hours & Contact Info


(989) 358-3935
(989) 358-3935 (After Hours)


(989) 358-3738

Hours of Operation

Mon: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tues: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wed: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Thurs: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Fri: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Walk-In Hours

There are no Walk-In hours at this location.
Same day appointments are available.

After Hours

Established Alcona Health Center patients can contact the After-Hours Access to Care line on evenings, weekends and holidays by phoning (989) 358-3935.  Those who receive primary care elsewhere are encouraged to contact that provider’s office with any after-hours needs.  For emergency after-hours medical or behavioral health needs go to the nearest ER or dial 911.

FTCA Seal 5.3.22

FTCA Statement

Alcona Health Center is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility. This health center receives Health and Human Services (HHS) funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health related claims, including medical/dental/behavioral health malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.