Jackson College has partnered with Henry Ford Jackson Hospital to offer healthcare to Jackson College students and employees. The Jackson College Health Clinic (JCHC) is located on Central Campus in the Justin Whiting Hall, Room 111. The caring and professional staff at the JCHC provides quality healthcare, including annual exams (physicals, program physicals and sports physicals), acute and chronic illness care and preventative health care (It’s Your Life).
If you do not have an appointment, please call 517.990.1374 before entering the Health Clinic. If you have COVID symptoms, you must wait in your car or your dorm room until you have contacted the Health Clinic for instructions.
Justin Whiting Hall, Room 111
|Monday||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.||Monday||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.||Tuesday||8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (nurse visits only)|
|Wednesday||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.||Wednesday||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Thursday||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.||Thursday||8 a.m. – noon|
|Friday||9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (virtual care only)||Friday||8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (virtual care only)|
Virtual Care – By Appointment Only
Anyone wishing a video e-visit, please call the Health Clinic’s phone number at 517.990.1374 and leave them a message with your call back number.
In-Person and Virtual Care Fee:
- Students: $5
- Employees: $10
After Hours Care
The hours listed above are the only hours medical personnel are available to answer questions and concerns. For after hours and weekends, use your local urgent care or emergency for any healthcare issues.
Services & Cost
Visits to the health clinic are available for acute care for current JC students and employees. Students must pay a $5 charge and employees a $10 charge in the form of cash, check or credit/debit card at the time of the visit. Consumables such as vaccinations, etc. above the normal supplies are extra. While the clinic cannot accept insurance, we can provide receipts that patients may submit to their insurance companies for reimbursement.
The clinic offers services similar to other medical clinics including:
- Health care for minor illness and injuries
- Physical exams
- Immunizations/flu vaccines
- Women’s health services
- Pregnancy testing
- Blood pressure monitoring
- Information and referral assistance
- Mental health assessments and referrals
- Tuberculosis testing
- Glucose monitoring
- Sexually transmitted disease counseling, testing and referral
- Smoking cessation
- Eating disorders
- Health care for chronic illness
- COVID-19 testing
Use of the clinic is available to all current employees and students at minimal cost. Lab work may be billed to insurance. The clinic can provide receipts that patients may submit to the insurance companies for reimbursement. A payment of $5 for students and $10 for employees is due at the time of service.
Clinic records are strictly confidential. We will not release any information unless given specific, written consent by the patient.
Rachel Nichols, Nurse Practitioner
Rachel Nichols received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Western Michigan University in 2005 and then her Masters of Science in Nursing with specialty in Family practice from Michigan State University in 2011. She is nationally certified through the ANCC in family practice. Rachel is also a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners and the American College Health Association.
Megan Tolford, Health Clinic Coordinator
Megan Tolford is a Certified Medical Assistant who received her Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management from Siena Heights University, training at Jackson Community College and her Certification through the AAMA.
Health Clinic Newsletters
- Asthma and Allergy Awareness
- Cutting Back on Sugar
- Return to Play Post COVID
- Tick Talk
- Water Safety
- COVID-19 and Mental Health
- COVID-19 Vaccine Booster
- COVID-19 Vaccine Updates
- Gaming and Health
- Hydration and Exercise
- IBS Awareness
- Spring Ahead to Health
- Steps for Better Sleep
- Stroke Awareness
- Acts of kindness and your health
- Back To College Safety Tips
- Coronavirus Update
- Don’t Skip Your Health Care Visit Due To COVID
- Fourth of July Safety
- Healthy Eating for the Holidays
- Pharmacogenetic Testing For Mental Health Treatment
- Safeguarding Your Mental Health During Quarantine
- Stomach Flu vs. Influenza
- Water Intake
If you have a question or would like to request an appointment, please fill out the form below.
Please understand that making a request does not guarantee an appointment.
The Health Clinic Staff will reach out to you to schedule an appointment once they have received your request.