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Quality care for diverse Rogers Park community

Sunday, February 24, 2008
by Madhu Patel

CHICAGO: Heartland Alliance, through its affiliate Heartland International Health Center, celebrated the grand opening of its newest health center, the Heartland Health Center - Rogers Park in the north side of Chicago. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Commissioner Larry Suffredin, Alderman Joe Moore, and Jim Ginderske of Neighbors for a Healthy Rogers Park spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony highlighting the years-long community effort behind the new facility.

The Heartland Health Center - Rogers Park provides quality, affordable health care to area residents, regardless of ability to pay. Rogers Park has been defined as a medically underserved area with a ratio of health care providers to residents of only one provider for every 7330 residents.The Heartland Health Center offers primary care - including preventive care, chronic illness management, prenatal, care, and immunizations - as well as mental health care, and medication discounts for eligible participants.

With more than 50 different languages spoken in Rogers Park, the Heartland Health Center - Rogers Park will have interpreters to meet the need of the linguistically diverse community. The Heartland Health Center - Rogers Park is located at 2200 West Touhy Avenue, at the corner of Touhy and Bell Avenues.

Street parking is available.Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights champions the human rights and improves the lives of men, women, and children who are threatened by sickness and poverty and are unable to take care of their health and well being. For more than 100 years Heartland Alliance have been providing solutions - through services and policy - that move individuals from crisis to stability and on to success.

Their entire health care activities cover a broad spectrum of services, including housing, health care, legal protections, and economic security and serves more than 100,000 people annually, helping them build better lives. In short the Alliance has spurred many exciting transformations throughout its dedicated and meaningful service to the community in Chicago land.

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