Delivering Care Through a Diverse and Dedicated Team to Transform Our RegionFrom a smile and friendly conversation to a comfortable chair during a teeth cleaning, the employees at Lorain County Health & Dentistry actively develop positive patient relationships. We do not stop there.
Lorain County Health & Dentistry collaborates with local hospitals, health and social services agencies and other organizations in order to help our residents achieve a greater level of health and wellness. We embrace innovation to create and apply the best solutions for our region.We work together to identify partnerships that will improve services and "stretch" the health care dollar.
Providing hope to all patients and contributing to a healthier community.
LCH&D provides high-quality, affordable medical and dental care to members of the entire family.
LCH&D follows Federal Poverty Guidelines and discounts fees for those who do not have health insurance or qualify for Medicaid. As a federal Health Center, LCH&D must charge a fee for uninsured patients who qualify for a full (100%) discount. In medical clinics, the fee is $20/visit while in dentistry it is $25/visit.
LCH&D services include pediatrics, prenatal care, gynecology (women's health care), family/adult medicine, asthma/allergy care, podiatry (foot care) and general dentistry. Enabling services are also provided, including transportation, outreach, translation and interpretation, and assistance with prescriptions. Common diagnoses of LCH&D patients include Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart Disease, Asthma and Tooth Decay.
In pediatrics, LCH&D provides well child exams and immunizations, school and sports physicals, and gently cares for sick infants and children. While appointments are encouraged, LCH&D offers daily "open access" in pediatrics for sick children; sign-in between 12:20 - 12:50 and your child will be seen by 2:30 pm.
LCH&D is Lorain County's provider of treatment for Sexually Transmitted Diseases. There is a fee for this service, and LCH&D will bill insurance companies for insured patients. Patients who qualify may receive lab and pharmacy services at no cost through a program with the State.
The Health Center's 8-operatory dental clinic is in an inviting, modern and cheerful atmosphere where professional staff members use the latest equipment and technologies to provide hygiene, restorative and emergency care.
With compassion and understanding, the physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists and support staff at LCH&D treat approximately 12,000 patients each year.
Through collaboration with other health and social service agencies in the Lorain community, LCH&D is striving to positively impact the local economy by sustaining a healthier and more productive workforce.
Sites and services will grow but support is needed to further the mission.
LCH&D is the largest "safety-net" provider in the County - caring for all patients regardless of their insurance status and discounting care for those who qualify.
LCH&D recently expanded its facility at 3745 Grove Avenue, Lorain to better serve its patients.
The Grove Avenue renovation project added patient conveniences, including an onsite laboratory by contract with Quest Diagnostics. All LCH&D patients may access the laboratory services during the Health Center's normal business hours. Bloodwork and laboratory services are provided to uninsured patients at no charge. The Quest lab at LCH&D is only open to LCH&D patients.
LCH&D offers evening hours on Wednesdays until 7:00 pm. Appointments are required for evening care and can be made by calling (440) 240-1655.