October 25, 2020
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Rita Vaitauskaite is a nurse practitioner. She completed her PhD as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Rush University College of Nursing in 2020 and is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Rita also holds a Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communications from Loyola University.  Rita joined Heartland Health Centers in 2020. Over the […]

November 23, 2020

HEALTHCARE FROM THE HEART Responsive Resilient Give Now Ways to Give Donate Online Make a secure online donation from our donation page. Give Monthly Establish a recurring monthly gift to make a sustained difference in providing affordable and accessible health care to our patients. You can choose the amount you wish to give each month. Sign […]

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Looking for the links for tonight’s event? All details including how to watch and participate in the silent auction are here. Heartland Health Centers will honor three champions who have gone above and beyond to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic at their all-virtual annual gala to be held online Saturday, Oct. 3. “Amid […]

dog sniffing the flowers on sidewalk

Finding three beautiful things while walking her dog each morning is a daily routine that helps Heartland Health Centers counselor Margaret Espinoza stay grounded, one that she also recommends to patients.  Counselors on Heartland Health Centers’ primary care teams are busier than they’ve ever been. Working from home and connecting by phone or video, they’re […]

April 26, 2020

Integrative medicine takes the whole person (mind, body, and spirit) into account, including all aspects of lifestyle. It emphasizes the therapeutic relationship between practitioner and patient and makes use of all appropriate, evidence-based therapies, both conventional and complementary.   Services include care for common functional disorders such as: Migraine Fibromyalgia Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Irritable Bowel Syndrome […]

April 29, 2019
zumba class in parking lot at HHC-Skokie

8320 Skokie Boulevard Skokie, IL 60077 p. (847) 410-6501 f. (847) 674-2075 (enter from parking lot) Map > HHC-Skokie community health center is located just east of downtown Skokie in the Turning Point community mental health center. At this site we are able to meet the community’s need for more accessible and affordable health services.We […]

honorees at SMART Care forum

In early December, Heartland Health Centers’ school-based health clinic and senior staff traveled to Washington, D.C. for a symposium and Congressional briefing convened by Ginn Group, CVS Health, Hispanic Heritage Foundation, and Aramark. U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., were among the representatives and legislative staff at the briefing. At […]

March 28, 2016

Are you sneezing? Itchy, watery eyes? By: Dr. David Freedman, MD The days are getting longer; the breeze is a little warmer. The chirping birds wake you up in the morning the trees are beginning to bud, and you are beginning to sneeze, have an itchy, stuffy nose, and itchy eyes and throat. Seasonal allergies […]

Dr. Jay Mayefsky joined Heartland Health Centers in 2015. He is board certified in general and emergency pediatrics and comes to us after practicing medicine at Stroger Hospital for many years. Why do you decide to become a doctor? I come from a family with a strong commitment to serving the community. My father was […]

If you think allergies are affecting you, talk your doctor at your next visit or make an appointment today at (773) 751-7800. by Dr. David Freedman The days are getting longer; the breeze is a little warmer. The chirping birds wake you up in the morning the trees are beginning to bud, and you are […]