Jackson College has partnered with Allegiance Health to offer JC students and employees medical care evaluation and treatment from the clinic’s caring staff. A licensed nurse practitioner and technical staff will be in the office to see patients, make diagnosis and assessment, prescribe medications or make referrals. JC nursing and allied health students will also assist as part of their education.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Health Clinic has suspended in-person appointments. However, virtual appointments are available.
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.
|Monday||Virtual Hours – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Tuesday||Virtual Hours – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Wednesday||Virtual Hours – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Thursday||Virtual Hours – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
- 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
- Substance abuse assessment and referral
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.
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 training at Jackson Community College and her Certification through the AAMA.
Health Clinic Newsletters
- February – Norovirus
- March – Nutrition and Fad Diets
- April – Measles
- May – Skin Cancer
- June – Ticks
- July – Physical Activity
- August – Contact Lenses
- September – Tips for Freshmen
- October – Eastern Equine Encephalitis
- November – Antibiotics
- December – Vaping