Gary Community Health Center

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1021 W. 5th Ave.
Gary, IN - 46402

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Gary Community Health Center

About Gary Community Health Center

This clinic operates under a SLIDING SCALE model.This means that it MAY NOT be free depending on your income.You will be required to prove financial need in order to receive free services or services at a reduced cost.This is a health care center funded by the federal government.This means even if you have no insurance you can be covered.The center is also income based for those making an income.This health center can cover services such as checkups, treatment, pregnancy care (where applicable), immunizations and child care (where applicable), prescription medicine and mental and substance abuse where applicable.Contact them at the number provided for full details.Gary Community Health Center is a Community Health Center.In order to get more information on this clinic, click on the icons below. You may be required to join for free in order to access full contact information.


Services Provided: Adult/Geriatric Medicine, Pediatric/Adolescent Medicine, OB/GYN (Pap Smears), Prenatal Services and Classes, Infant Services, Children and Adolescent Services, Women’s Services, Geriatric Services, Laboratory Testing and Evaluation, Diagnostic Radiologic Examination, EKG Testing, Acute Episodic Care, School and Sport Examination, Health and Nutrition Education, Family Planning, Immunizations, Pregnancy Testing, Substance Abuse Referrals, Inpatient Care, Anonymous HIV Testing and Counseling, Medical Consultant, Vision and Hearing Screening, Behavioral Health Services, Dental Services Available by Kool Smiles, Annual Conference with the Financial Counselor

Payment: Medicaid, Medicare, Private Insurance, and Sliding Fee Scale (based on income and by approval)

Since this is a sliding fee scale clinic, we have provided the Federal Poverty Guidelines below. Visit the Gary Community Health Center website listed above to see what the level is needed for free care.

Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2021

Persons In Family HouseholdPoverty Guideline Salary per year
1 $12,760
2 $17,240
3 $21,720
4 $26,200
5 $30,680
6 $35,160
7 $39,640
8 $44,120

For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get reduced or free services from some clinics, they use a sliding fee scale based on your income.When they use a sliding fee scale, the 100% rate can be different than 100%. In those cases, using for example a 200% federal poverty level, you will only need double the 100% number listed above to 200%.

COVID-19 Information for Patients

Contact your healthcare provider by phone before coming to a clinic or hospital if you meet the following criteria:
  • Symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, fatigue, headache
  • Symptoms such as muscle or body aches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose.
  • Contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 within 14 days of onset of systems

Mild Covid Symptoms

  • Low-grade fever (approx 100 degrees Fahrenheit for adults)
  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Mild, dry cough
  • Mild body aches

Moderate Covid Symptoms

  • Fever above 100.4 F
  • Persistent cough
  • Temporary shortness of breath when you exert yourself
  • Exhaustion, need to stay in bed

Severe Covid Symptoms

  • Constant trouble breathing
  • Persistent chest pain or pressure
  • Confusion
  • Trouble staying awake
  • Blue lips or face

Health Care Center

Federal Healthcare
This is a health care center funded by the federal government. This means even if you have no insurance you can be covered.The center is also income based for those making an income. This health center can cover services such as checkups, treatment,pregnancy care (where applicable), immunizations and child care (where applicable), prescription medicine and mental andsubstance abuse where applicable. Contact them at the number provided for full details.
Community Health
Gary Community Health Center is a Community Health Center.

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