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About Us:

 

Welcome to Northern Health Centers, Inc. located in northern Oconto County on State Highway 32 in the town of Lakewood, WI. Northern Health Centers or NHC is a Community Health Center. (CHC) As such, we are an entity serving a medically underserved population providing primary and preventative care services to Medicare, Medicaid, commercially insured, uninsured, and low income patients under the general or direct supervision of a physician. We offer medical, dental, and behavioral health care to all residents in our 5 county Service area. Currently we serve the counties of Oconto, Langlade, Marinette, Forest, and Florence. We are dedicated to providing the best quality care to all of our patients, in a friendly and caring manner. Our clean, modern facility is pleasant and well equipped and our caring, professional staff is a well-trained team working together for each other and for the people of our community.

We are a non-profit, consumer directed health care organization which provides high quality, cost effective health care, that is supported by federal grants under the United States Public Health Service Act.  We meet rigorous federal standards related to quality care and services and cost of services.  We are qualified to received cost-based reimbursement under Medicaid and Medicare law. Our institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. As a Community Health Center, we are also deemed an FTCA facility. (CHC’s are eligible for protection from lawsuits alleging medical malpractice through the Federal Tort Claims Act)

 

 

Mission Statement

 

Our mission is to improve our community health by providing all persons a comprehensive program of quality family oriented primary health care services regardless of their ability to pay.

 

About our Area

 

Located in northern Oconto County on State Highway 32 in the town of  Lakewood, Wisconsin, the Nicolet Medical & Dental Clinic is in the heart  of the Nicolet National Forest and close to some of the best outdoor  recreation spots in the State.

We are between the Peshtigo and Wolf Rivers, offering the finest whitewater rafting in the Midwest. In addition, we are surrounded by lakes, rivers and streams offering a variety of swimming, boating and fishing opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. There is an abundance of wildlife here. There is a trout rearing station in Lakewood and we are close to the Knowles Creek Impoundment, a popular spot for birdwatchers.

Our area also boasts some of the best snowmobile and ATV trails in the State, and there are several quality golf courses nearby. Hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails are also plentiful in the area. No matter what the season, there are plenty of recreational opportunities nearby.

 

 

There is an abundance of wildlife here.  There is a trout rearing station in Lakewood and we are close to the Knowles Creek Impoundment, a popular spot for birdwatchers.  Our area also boasts some of the best snowmobile and ATV trails in the State, and there are several quality golf courses nearby.  Hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails are also plentiful in the area.  No matter what the season, there are plenty of recreational opportunities nearby.

 

Local Links

 

Things to Come ..

www.ocontocounty.org  

 

www.visitforestcounty.com  

www.co.langlade.wi.us  

www.marinettecounty.com  

www.florencecountywi.com  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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