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About JC

Health Clinic

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Jackson College has partnered with Allegiance Health to offer JC students and employees medical care evaluation and treatment from the clinic’s caring staff. A licensed nurse practitioner and technical staff will be in the office to see patients, make diagnosis and assessment, prescribe medications or make referrals. JC nursing and allied health students will also assist as part of their education.


Use of the clinic is available to all current employees and students at minimal cost. Lab work may be billed to insurance. The clinic can provide receipts that patients may submit to the insurance companies for reimbursement.


Clinic records are strictly confidential. We will not release any information unless given specific, written consent by the patient.

Mental Health Counseling

Jackson College has partnered with Lifeways to provide mental health counseling for our students and employees at the JC Health Clinic. Kendra Kerenen MA LLPC, has 21 years’ experience working in the field of mental health including individual, family therapy, crisis interventions, diagnostic assessments and provides screenings to determine appropriate mental health services. She will be available in the Health Clinic on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Appointments are recommended. Walk-ins accepted based on availability.

Call 517.990.1374 to schedule an appointment.

Services & Cost

Visits to the health clinic are available for acute care for current JC students and employees. Students must pay a $5.00 charge and employees a $10.00 charge in the form of cash or check at the time of the visit. Consumables such as vaccinations, etc. above the normal supplies are extra. A current price list is available at the clinic. While the clinic cannot accept insurance, we can provide receipts that patients may submit to their insurance companies for reimbursement.

The clinic offers services similar to other medical clinics including:

  • Health care for minor illness and injuries
  • Physical exams
  • Immunizations/flu vaccines
  • Prescriptions
  • Women’s health services
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Information and referral assistance
  • Mental health assessments and referrals
  • Tuberculosis testing
  • Glucose monitoring
  • Urinalysis
  • Sexually transmitted disease counseling, testing and referral
  • Smoking cessation
  • Eating disorders
  • Health care for chronic illness
  • Substance abuse assessment and referral

Photo of Rachel Nichols Rachel Nichols,
Nurse Practitioner

Photo of Megan Masters Megan Masters,
Health Clinic Coordinator

Photo of Megan Masters Kendra Kerenen,
Mental Health Counselor

Hours & Contacts

Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

After-Hours Care

The hours listed above are the only hours medical personnel are available to answer questions and concerns. For after hours and weekends, use your local urgent care or emergency for any healthcare issues.

Phone: 517.990.1374
Fax: 990.1375

JC Health Clinic
Whiting Hall Room 111
Jackson College
Jackson, MI 49201