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Mile Square Prenatal Care and Women’s Health Services

01/04/2024

Read about Mile Square prenatal care and women’s health services, including how our nurse-midwives support you during pregnancy and the postpartum period.

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Why Dental Care is Important For Your Overall Health

01/03/2024

Learn why dental care is an important part of your overall health and how to take care of your mouth, teeth, and gums.

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7 Things You Didn't Know About Mile Square

01/02/2024

Mile Square Health Center has been around since 1967, but you may not know everything about this Federally Qualified Health Center in Chicago/Rockford.

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Support Care for Chicagoans Who Need it Most

Mile Square is committed to providing excellent, holistic health services for underserved Chicago families and individuals. Most of our patients are from historically disenfranchised racial and ethnic minority communities. Many live at or below the federal poverty level and are uninsured or underinsured.

By donating to Mile Square, you’re directly supporting care for Chicagoans who need it most. Every dollar makes a difference in someone’s life by helping them restore health, prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles, and access high-quality, individualized, and convenient healthcare services.

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Statement Regarding 501(C)3 Tax Exempt Status

Statement Regarding 501(C)3 Tax Exempt Status

Mile Square Health Center is part of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, all of which are part of The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois is the legal name of the University of Illinois System. The system is a body corporate and politic of the State of Illinois, created by statute in 1867. The organizing statute is now codified at 110 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 305, known as the University of Illinois Act.

Federal Taxes

The University of Illinois System is an instrumentality of the State of Illinois and, as such, its income is exempt from federal income tax under the provisions of Internal Revenue Code (IRC) §115. In addition, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recognized the system as exempt from federal income tax as an organization described in IRC §501(c)(3) and as a public charity of the type described in IRC §§ 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(ii).


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Mile Square Health Center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). This health center receives HHS funding and has federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.