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05/22/2024 - 8:58 p.m. We are experiencing phone outages in our Alpena County Area, this includes incoming, outgoing and our fax services. We appreciate your patience while we work to resolve the issue. We will do an update once the service is restored. Alpena's Walk-In Clinic is Closed on the afternoon of 5/22/2024. Patients may still phone the office where they are seen to request a same day appointment if available.

Indian River Clinic

About this Location

Welcome to our Indian River location page! Alcona Health Center’s Patient Centered Medical Home model of care means that we are your partner in healthcare. Our team of professionals will work with you to establish and manage your health goals and assist you in achieving your best possible health! We strive to provide quality healthcare and excellent customer service. If you have questions or concerns, or just want to share how great your patient experience was please don’t hesitate to contact the office manager for this location, Gabby at (231) 238-8908​.

Alcona Health Center bases our masking requirements while on our campuses on current area COVID hospital admission rates and other high-risk factors.  Hospital admission rates with “color” and screening questions will be posted at all patient entrances. A separate sign showing the current appropriate color/admission level will be displayed next to this one on all entrances for you to view prior to entering our buildings.  Green = Low/No Mask Required.  Yellow = Medium/No Mask Required.  Orange = Mask Required.  Yes to Screening Questions (Do you have COVID symptoms? Have you had tested positive for COVID? Have you had close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID?) = Mask Required. If you wish to know the current status of masking requirements before coming to our location please phone us.  Otherwise be prepared that you may have to wear a mask based on the current level as posted on the entrance door. 


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John Everett, DO

Family Medicine

Dr. John Everett has been practicing medicine in Indian River since 1989. He studied at Michigan State University and College of Osteopathic Medicine, earning the degree of Doctor of Osteopathy. His professional interests include, family medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, sports medicine, wilderness medicine and medical missions. Dr. Everett is a Past President of Osteopathic Association and has been recognized as a National Rural Health Physician of the Year. New patients are welcome.

Ashley Granger, LMSW

Behavioral Health

Ashley Granger, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She studied at Spring Arbor University, earning her Master of Social Work in 2020. Her professional interests include specializing in anxiety and depression. Ms. Granger is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Shannon Rossio, MD

Family Medicine

Shannon Rossio, MD earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from Michigan State University and specializes in rural medicine, wilderness medicine, pediatrics, sports medicine, obstetrics, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Dr. Rossio is a member of the National Rural Health Association and American Academy of Family Physicians.

Kyle Taylor, DNP

Family Medicine

Kyle Taylor, DNP practices Family Medicine. He obtained his Bachelor of Nursing Science in 2012 before going on to graduate with a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Michigan in 2018. Mr. Taylor has experience in treating Substance Use Disorder, including the use of MAT. Professional interests include nutrition and exercise. He is a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Recovery Services Team Member.

Hassan Almaat, MD


Marika Roberts, LPC, CAADC

Telehealth (Behavioral Health)

Services Provided

  • Medical
  • Behavioral Health
  • Care Management
  • Outpatient/Walk-in Lab Services (Provided by Quest Diagnostics)
  • MAT/Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Tele-psychiatry
  • 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


(231) 238-8908
(231) 238-8908 (After Hours)


(231) 238-4419

Hours of Operation

Mon: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tue: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thu: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Fri: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Outpatient/walk-in lab services provided by Quest is available Monday - Thursday from 7:30 a.m. -12:45 p.m. and, 1:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 1:45 pm to 4 p.m. You may directly contact Quest Diagnostics' customer service line by phone at (866) 697-8378.

Walk-In Hours

No walk in hours at this location. Same day appointments are available.

After Hours

For more information on accessing care while we are closed click here – After Hours Care

Recognized NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home Badge

Recognized NCQA

Patient Centered Medical Home

For more information on our Patient Centered Medical Home approach to care, click here –About

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.