Health Center in Streamwood Now Open!

The grand opening of Greater Family Health’s newest Health Center in Streamwood was held on Wednesday, August 8, 2012.

The new Health Center is located at 135 E. Irving Park Rd (Rt. 19) in Streamwood, just west of the Jewel/Osco and a few storefronts away from the Streamwood Post Office.
The open house welcomed local community members and leaders including Village Presidents Billie Roth (Streamwood) and Rod Craig (Hanover Park) and 43rd District State Representative, Keith Farnham. Guests were invited to meet the medical providers and staff, take a tour of the Health Center and enjoy treats and raffles.

“We are thrilled to have opened our 5th full-time (Health Center) location,” said Bob Tanner, President/CEO of Greater Family Health. “This Health Center will create additional access to quality, affordable primary health care for the area’s uninsured, publicly insured and underinsured residents, all regardless of the ability to pay. We received countless support from the community upon planning and opening this Health Center – especially the Villages of Streamwood and Hanover Park and Hanover Township – for which we are extremely grateful.”

This Health Center has 4 medical providers, including an OB/GYN who performs newborn deliveries at local hospitals, 11 examination rooms, full use of electronic medical records, access to discounted medications, case management and a full-service laboratory via Quest Diagnostics. SCHC hours of service are Mondays-Thursdays, 8:00 am – 7:30 pm, and Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Walk-ins are welcomes, but patients are encouraged to schedule an appointment.

Greater Family Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center which, in fiscal year 2012, provided the full range of quality, affordably-priced primary care services to over 27,500 different persons via over 83,000 medical and dental appointments. The organization is accredited by The Joint Commission, indicating compliance with the most-stringent health care standards in the United States, and provides care regardless of the patient’s ability to pay.

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