COVID-19 Update - What to know

Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center is working to keep our community healthy during this time and prevent the spread of infection while also offering options for easier access to care. If you have a fever, cough or other respiratory symptoms, please call (414) 383-9526 prior to visiting GLIIHC for further guidance and information on screening. You can view our updated protocols prior to your visit. 

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GERALD L. IGNACE INDIAN HEALTH CENTER

Improving the health, peace and well-being of urban Indians in the Greater Milwaukee Area.

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GERALD L. IGNACE INDIAN HEALTH CENTER

In order to heal, every part of a human being must be addressed: the mind, body, spirit, and emotions.

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Offered at Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center

Patient-Centered Dental Clinic

Dental Clinic

Our Dental Clinic offers more than dental cleanings and simple procedures to keep your teeth and mouth healthy and clean. We are a patient-centered dental home and we are dedicated to making your visit pleasant, so you can experience the benefits of healthy teeth for a lifetime.

Pharmaceutical Care

Pharmacy

Our professional pharmacists and technicians are an important member of your Care Team. They provide you with important information about the medications you are prescribed and coordinate your care with your primary care provider and Behavioral Health Care provider to promote safe, quality patient care.

Comprehensive, Culturally Sensitive Medical Clinic

Medical Clinic

Our medical teams work together to provide you with the best possible treatment and outcomes in a comfortable, well-equipped setting. We provide comprehensive and culturally sensitive health care for your whole family. You are at the center of your provider-led Care Team.

Social, Behavioral, Cultural, and Spiritual Services

Behavioral Health Department

GLIIHC’s Behavioral Health Department staff provide social, behavioral, cultural, and spiritual services. Our behavioral health and social services’ mission is to meet the emotional and mental health needs of urban Indians and loved ones with respect and sensitivity to your culture.

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Get Behind Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colorectal cancer is a silent killer, the second most common cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among American Indian/Alaska Natives. Typically, you have no symptoms - until it’s too late. “It is a silent killer and it is under screened,” said...

Stand Up and Be Counted

Whether you are homeless, live in an apartment, or own your home, your response to the 2020 Census is required by law and is critical to the future of our community. Stephanie Spivak, who works on programs and outreach for the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort, said she...

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This goes out to all of those in our community doing their part to provide support during this #pandemic Our staff, other area clinics & hospitals, food pantry's, friends, neighbors. We can make it through this together. #saferathome #community #socialdistancing #covid19 #support gliihc.net/community-support/ ...

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Tip from Health Promotion Team: Spinach is a great immune booster! Fresh or frozen, spinach is packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants to help us fight off infections. Have a nice salad or mix a bit into a smoothie. ...

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Tip from Health Promotion Team at GLIIHC: HEY! Go drink a glass of water! It is recommended to drink your first glass as soon as you wake up to combat the dehydration that occurs when you sleep! - Jason Raymond, Fitness Coordinator ...

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Calendar

Tue 07

Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) at Ignace Youth Center

April 7th @ 3:00 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
Tue 07

Beading Class

April 7th @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
Tue 07

Drumming Class

April 7th @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
Wed 08

Work Out Low Fat Elders (WOLFE) Program

April 8th @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Thu 30

GLIIHC Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) Family Night

April 30th @ 4:45 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
Accredited as a Medical Home by AAAHC

The Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center (GLIIHC) is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation means that GLIIHC has met compliance with nationally recognized standards for providing high-quality, safe patient care. AAAHC accreditation is our commitment to continually improve services and performance – in all areas of the organization. Nationally, we have joined a body of more than 5,000 accredited ambulatory health care organizations across the United States.

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The Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of health care organizations. NCQA’s mission is to improve the quality of health care.

Please call (414) 383-9526 to schedule an appointment today.