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Mile Square Health Center Ribbon Cutting Opening

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Mile Sqaure Ribbon Opening

Dignitaries Left to Right: Henry Taylor, Executive Director, Mile Square Health Centers; Robert Winn, MD, Vice President for Community Based Practice; LaShawn Ford, Representative, District 8; Jerry Bauman, PhD, Interim VP Health Affairs & Dean, College of Pharmacy; Robert Easter, President, University of Illinois; Paula Allen-Meares, PhD, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chris Kennedy, Board of Trustee, University of Illinois; Reverend Randall Harris, Board Chairman, Mile Square Health Center; Edna Pearce, Board Member, Mile Square Health Center; Congressman, Danny Davis; Carl J. Malone, Vice President of the Board, Mile Square Health Center; Jason Ervin, Alderman 28th Ward; Derrick Smith, State Representative, District 10; Camille Y. Lilly, State Representative, District 78

Over 100 dignitaries attended the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at UI Health's newest Mile Square Health Center, Thursday, January 21, Community leaders, government officials, as well as UIC and UI Health leadership celebrated the state-of-the art community health center.

Services include primary care and some specialized medical care, in neighborhoods that need it most.   In this single location, families can see their primary care physicians, fill x-ray orders, get a mammogram, have lab work taken, visit a nutrition counselor, and have prescriptions filled.  Other specialties include Obstetrics and Gynecology, Optometry, Urgent Care, Mental Health and Telehealth. The Mile Square Health Centers have been serving the community for over 40 years bringing health equity into Chicago neighborhoods and in Cicero for easier access.  Visit our website for a complete listing and services at this location or other Mile Square Health Centers.

As part of UI Health, Mile Square Health Centers also provide personalized assistance for health insurance enrollment. If you need medical attention don't delay your visit to the doctor.  We have government certified application counselors to answer questions and assist with the application process.  For more information visit our website at UIGetInsured.com or call 866-600.CARE.