Owl Health Extension (at Richardson Elementary School in Oscoda)
About this Location
The Owl Health Extension is a collaboration of Oscoda Area Schools and Alcona Health Center, supported through funding from Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). This program is aimed at supporting student 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 Richardson Elementary School. 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 Owl Health Extension –
Owl Health Extension Videos –
Owl Health Extension – Meet Mari Anderson, FNP
Owl Health Extension – Behavioral Health Services with Catherine Nickell-Simpson
Downloadable Consent Forms –
Owl Health Extension Medical Consent
Owl Health Extension Behavioral Health Consent
Other Forms –
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!
Mari Anderson, FNP-C
Mari Anderson FNP-C completed her Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner degree in 2019 from Walden University. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Catherine Nickell-Simpson, LMSW
Catherine Nickell-Simpson, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist at the Owl Health Extension. She completed her Master of Social Work at Ferris State University, and has obtained certificates through the National Council of Behavioral Health related to integrated care, children's services, addiction, mental illness and recovery, and human services. Catherine also holds a Master's Certificate in Non Profit Leadership & Administration (with a focus on community service) from Western Michigan University and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
- 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.
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Hours & Contact Info
Hours of OperationMon: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tues: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wed: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thurs: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adolescent Only Hours Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Walk-In HoursThere are no Walk-In hours at this location.
Same day appointments are available.
For more information on accessing care while we are closed click here – After Hours Care
Patient Centered Medical Home
For more information on our Patient Centered Medical Home approach to care, click here –About
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.