IVCH Health Centers & Medical Clinics
Founded in 1914 by F.W. Matthiessen, the Hygienic Institute Community Health
Center has been providing area residents with easily accessible health
care for more than 100 years! From lab tests and immunization services
to checkups and physicals, our doctors and nurse practitioners are available
to provide care for the whole family.
Accepting all forms of payment
We accept multiple forms of payment, including commercial insurance, credit
cards, Medicaid, Medicare, and self-pay. Eligible patients also may arrange
for payment plans, depending on the scope of services provided.
Sports Physicals $25
School Physicals $35
Non-emergency care: Physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners treat people
of all ages.
- Daycare, school, sport, employment and wellness physical examinations.
Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment: The clinic can examine, test and treat clients for various sexually transmitted
infections with a providers order.
Childhood immunizations: Walk-in childhood immunization clinics are offered 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to
5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Medicaid and Private Insurance accepted.
For more details about immunizations, please review the
Children's Vaccine Schedule and additional information from the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Adult immunizations and foreign travel vaccination services: If you are traveling out of the country or need a routine immunization,
we can help you determine your immunization needs. Immunizations available
include tetanus; shingles; measles, mumps and rubella (MMR); polio; flu;
pneumonia; hepatitis A and B; meningitis; varicella (chicken pox) and typhoid.
TB skin testing: Tuberculosis screening is available; no appointment is necessary.
Medical laboratory services: Blood tests and lead screening are performed Monday through Thursday,
from 8 to 10 a.m.
Family practice physicians
Kara Fess, MD, along with nurse practitioners
Maryfran Crist, ANP, Jennifer Olesen, APN and
Jamie Bond, APN, all receive patients at the Hygienic Institute.
Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact IVCH's Hygienic Institute for all your health care needs.
2970 Chartres St.
LaSalle, IL 61301