The following immunizations are offered to adults: Tetanus and diphtheria; hepatitis A and B; influenza; measles, mumps, rubella, MMR, Varicella, and pneumonia. A fee is charged for all immunizations and lab tests. Clinic is scheduled on Mondays and Fridays. Call for an appointment. We will travel to your work location to immunize and educate work groups.
Adult Health Screenings
The following screenings are offered to adults:
TB, Hepatitis B titer and blood pressure. A fee is charged for all tests except blood pressure monitoring. Appointment is required.
Women and Men Screening Clinic
Annually held in the spring, nurse practitioners available for physical exams, vision testing and cholesterol/ glucose testing offered. An appointment is required. Call 708-748-1118 for more information
Village Nurse Services
Sometimes people need help with personal hygiene, medicines or medical procedures. Insurance does not pay for “convenience or custodial services.” Bathing, enemas, injections and dressing changes are examples. Please call for a brochure regarding fees for these services.
More Adult Health Services
In addition to adult services, these services are offered to the 65+ age group of adults.
The Public Health Nurses are available upon request for health screenings for groups of thirty or more with prior arrangement with the public health administrative staff. To request an onsite screening, please call (708) 748-1118.
Community Nutrition Network
The nurse provides free blood pressure and glucose monitoring for lunch participants at the Rich Township Nutrition site, 2nd Thursday, 10:30 AM.
Special screenings are provided by Rich Township at the Shirley Green Center for anyone aged 65 and older. Appointments are not necessary and a small fee is charged for some tests on the 4th Thursday each month, 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Each month, a brief column regarding a health topic is written for the Rich Township Newsletter
Children and Family Health
The Park Forest Health Department provides all required childhood vaccinations. Non-HMO Medicaid also covers immunization. Anyone is welcome to participate in this program. Call for appointment at 708-748-1118.
School and Sports Physicals
Special school physical clinics are scheduled each year during June, July and August. Call for details and registration.