Primary Care

CWHC’s provider team now includes Nurse Practitioners who are offering primary care to women and trans-identified adults. Our primary care appointments use the same client-centered model of care with longer visits, a collaborative, compassionate approach, and the same flexible payment options. Primary Care services are available to individuals who are age 18 or older.

Call for a primary care appointment for any general health concern, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Problems
  • Headaches
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Joint Pain
  • Physicals
  • Respiratory Infection
  • Screenings
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Stress-Related Illness
  • Thyroid Conditions

We are not an immediate care facility. If you have a medical emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. 

Care is provided by appointment only. Call 773-935-6126 to schedule. 

For more information on payment procedures and the self-pay sliding scale, click here.

CWHC now offers same-day visits for time-sensitive and non-emergency concerns!

Offering these appointments is a long-held goal of ours that will make care even more accessible for our clients.

  • Appointments are limited and subject to availability.
  • These are by appointment only, so please call to schedule rather than walking in.
  • Same-day appointments are only for returning clients. Because they are focused appointments, they are not long enough for new clients to establish care.

Some types of concerns appropriate for same-day visits include:

  • Allergies (seasonal)
  • Breast lump check
  • Minor burns, including sunburn, and other skin concerns, such as rash, hives, or irritation
  • Coughs and flu-like symptoms
  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)

Unsure if this is the right type of visit for you? Learn more or schedule a same-day appointment by calling CWHC at (773) 935-6126.

Who should see a primary care provider?

Everyone! Your primary health care provider is the provider that establishes long-term care with you as your health needs change and evolve. Come see us for preventive care to keep you well or for acute or chronic health concerns. Addressing any general health concern begins with a visit to your primary care provider. The Nurse Practitioner will work with you to address your concern or determine if a higher level of care is needed. If so, we will help to link you to the appropriate specialist. 

What is a Nurse Practitioner? 

A Nurse Practitioner is a health care provider who manages acute and chronic health conditions. As an Advanced Practice Nurse, a Nurse Practitioner can diagnose and treat clients, as well as provide prevention-focused health education and screenings. Depending on the specialty of the Nurse Practitioner, they can provide comprehensive primary care and/or care for specific populations or specialized clinical areas such as Women’s Health. Our Nurse Practitioners are experienced in primary care across the lifespan. 

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Access to Affordable Medications

In partnership with the Illinois Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, CWHC supports clients in accessing affordable medication.

Check out CWHC's guide to finding affordable medications - click here.