The Community Health Center Board is appointed by the Human Services Committee to 2 year terms. The Community Health Center Board will assist the Ingham County Board of Commissioners and the Ingham County Health Department, to implement health services for Ingham County residents through a network of community health centers operated by the Health Department. These services represent a significant effort by the County to assure that low-income Ingham County residents have access to an organized system of health care, and to assure that County residents have adequate access to categorical public health programs and services, including family planning, sexually transmitted diseases diagnosis and treatment, breast and cervical cancer control, and immunizations. The Community Health Center Board, the Board of Commissioners and the Health Department shall be particularly committed to meeting the health care needs of at-risk populations, including women during the child-bearing years, children, minorities and other underserved populations. The Community Health Center Board shall participate in the planning of and serve as a co-applicant for a grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care, under Section 330 of the Public Health Services Act for operation of a Federally Qualified Health Center and for application for operation of a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike Entity. The Community Health Center Board shall monitor the Health Department's implementation of the Grant, if applicable.
Contact Person: Barb Mastin
Ingham County Health Department
5303 S. Cedar, Lansing, MI 48915