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Health

HEALTH FOUNDATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Alzheimer's Association; 1-800-272-3900.
www.alz.org


American Cancer Society; 1-800-227-2345.
www.cancer.org


American Diabetes Association; 1-800-342-2383.
www.diabetes.org


American Foundation for the Blind; 1-800-232-5463.
www.afb.org


American Lung Association; 1-800-586-4872.
www.lungusa.org


Arthritis Foundation; 1-800-283-7800.
www.arthritis.org


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention AIDS Hotline; 1-800-232-4636.
www.cdc.gov/hiv


Chronic Illness Coalition; 1-800-905-8862.
www.cicmich.org


Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America; 1-800-932-2423.
www.ccfa.org


Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan; 1-800-482-3041.
www.hfmich.org


Lupus Alliance of America; 1-800-705-6677.
www.milupus.org


Michigan Parkinson Foundation; 1-800-852-9781.
www.parkinsonsmi.org


Michigan Recovery Center of Excellence; 1-734-785-7700.
www.mirecovery.org


National Kidney Foundation; 1-800-622-9010.
www.kidney.org


National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Michigan Chapter Inc.; 1-248-351-2190.
www.nationalmssociety.org

HOSPICES

Affinity Hospice of Life; 15450 North Line Road, Suite 102, Southgate 48195; 1-734-284-4315.
www.affinityhospice.com


Arbor Hospice-Downriver; 21647 Allen Road, Woodhaven 48183; 1-734-692-5979.
www.arborhospice.org


Hospice of Michigan; 400 Mack Ave., Detroit 48201; 1-888-247-5701.
www.hom.org

HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL CENTERS

Western Wayne Family Health Centers - Inkster; 2700 Hamlin Blvd., Inkster 48141; 1-313-561-5100.
Primary medical and general dental care for people of all ages--including preventive and wellness care, referrals for specialty care, well child checks, immunizations, sick care, OB/GYN, behavioral health. For people with or without health insurance. Most insurance plans accepted including Medicaid and Healthy Michigan. Insurance application assistance available. Sliding fee scale based on income available for all service charges.
www.wwfhc.org


Garden City Hospital; 6245 Inkster Road, Garden City 48135; 1-734-458-3300; 1-734-458-4435 (emergency room); Gary Ley, president/CEO.
Garden City Hospital, which opened in 1960, is a teaching hospital that has 323 beds.
www.gchosp.org


Henry Ford Health System; One Ford Place, Detroit 48202; 1-800-436-7936; Nancy Schlichting, CEO.
Henry Ford Health System is one of the nation's leading comprehensive, integrated health systems. It provides health insurance and health care delivery, including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education. Founded in 1915 by Henry Ford, the health system is committed to improving the health and well-being of a diverse community. HFHS is a tobacco-free organization.
www.henryford.com


Henry Ford Health Center-Brownstown; 23050 West Road, Brownstown Township 48183; 1-734-287-9880.
Henry Ford Health Center-Brownstown, associated with Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, provides 24-hour emergency care; medical imaging, such as digital mammography, CT and X-rays; ambulatory surgery services; laboratory services; a retail pharmacy; and other services.
www.henryfordwyandotte.com/brownstown


Henry Ford Medical Center-Fairlane; 19401 Hubbard Drive, Dearborn 48126; 1-313-982-8100.
Services include an emergency room.
www.henryford.com


Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital; 2333 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-246-6000.
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, a 401-bed acute care hospital, has been serving the Downriver and western Wayne County communities since 1926. It offers a full range of clinical services, including general medicine, surgery, a birthing center and 24-hour emergency care. It also provides physical medicine, rehab, adult mental health and neurosurgical services. Community health education and outreach programs are an integral part of the hospital’s mission. A team of registered nurses conducts blood pressure and cholesterol screenings at 35 sites each month. The hospital also sponsors classes and support groups for specific interests from childbirth preparation to diabetes management to nutrition counseling and senior health issues. The medical staff is composed of more than 600 physicians representing primary and specialty care.
www.henryfordwyandotte.com


Beaumont Health; 15500 Lundy Parkway, Dearborn 48126; 1-800-543-WELL (9355); John Fox, CEO/president.
Beaumont Health serves a 500-square-mile area and operates several hospitals, health centers, urgent care facilities and other specialty services. More than 1,300 physicians, representing nearly every medical, surgical specialty and subspecialty, are affiliated with Beaumont Health. The organization serves more than 1.2 million people in 29 communities. Among the local Beaumont-affiliated medical facilities are six breast imaging centers. In addition, there are numerous outpatient facilities and health care centers. For more information on Beaumont Health hospitals, health care center locations, physician referrals and appointment scheduling, visit www.beaumont.org or call 1-800-543-WELL.
www.beaumont.org


Beaumont Hospital - Taylor; 10000 Telegraph Road, Taylor 48180; 1-313-295-5000; 1-313-295-5001 (emergency room).
The 248-bed Beaumont Hospital - Taylor hospital has been serving the area since 1977. Heritage offers a full range of services, and was among the first in the country to receive the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for total joint replacement. The specialty services offered at Heritage include 24-hour emergency care; orthopedic surgery, including the latest in minimally invasive hip- and knee-replacement technology; physical medicine and rehabilitation; hyperbaric oxygen therapy and wound care; a pain management center; a behavioral health program; outpatient diagnostic testing and laboratory services, including full-service MRI, CT, X-ray, mammography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, cardiovascular workup and laboratory studies; and a long-term acute-care unit operated by Select Specialty Hospital.


Beaumont Hospital - Dearborn; 18101 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn 48124; 1-313-593-7000; 1-313-593-7440 (emergency room).
Beaumont Hospital — Taylor has 623 beds and is a full-service teaching hospital that has served southeastern Michigan for more than 50 years. OHMC offers emergency medicine, general medicine and surgery, outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging, labor and delivery/neonatal intensive care, pediatrics, intensive care and coronary units. This center also is the hub for Beaumont's centers in heart and vascular, orthopedics/neurology, women's health and cancer.


Beaumont Hospital - Trenton; 5450 Fort St., Trenton 48183; 1-734-671-3800, 1-734-671-3883 (emergency room).
Beaumont Hospital - Trenton, which has 193 beds, has offered a full range of health care services since 1961. Services include a 24-hour emergency care unit; general medicine and surgery; intensive care; cardiac rehabilitation; obstetrics and a family birthing center; physical medicine; outpatient surgery; radiology including digital breast mammography, stereotactic biopsy and bone densitometry; CT scans; a cardiac catheterization lab; an infusion center; and magnetic resonance imaging.


Western Wayne Family Health Centers - Taylor; 26650 Eureka Road, Suite C, Taylor 48180; 1-734-941-4991.
Primary medical and general dental care for people of all ages--including preventive and wellness care, referrals for specialty care, well child checks, immunizations, sick care, OB/GYN, behavioral health. For people with or without health insurance. Most insurance plans accepted including Medicaid and Healthy Michigan. Insurance application assistance available. Sliding fee scale based on income available for all service charges.
www.wwfhc.org


Western Wayne Family Health Centers - Lincoln Park; 25650 W. Outer Dr., Lincoln Park 48146; 1-313-383-1897.
Primary medical and general dental care for people of all ages--including preventive and wellness care, referrals for specialty care, well child checks, immunizations, sick care, OB/GYN, behavioral health. For people with or without health insurance. Most insurance plans accepted including Medicaid and Healthy Michigan. Insurance application assistance available. Sliding fee scale based on income available for all service charges.
www.wwfhc.org