Welcome to the Beaver Island Rural Health Center, located on Beaver Island, Michigan.
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For Your Medical Needs
We are open Monday thru Friday by appointment, with 24 hour urgent care available.
You can call 231-448-2275 to set up an appointment or for more information.
at the Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Please call for an appointment 448-2275
What do I do if I have a medical emergency on Beaver Island?
If the need is urgent but not life threatening, call the Health Center at 448-2275.
The Health Center is open from 8:30 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday (Closed 12-1 PM for lunch). Urgent patients can be seen immediately during regular hours. If you call the Health Center when it is closed your call will be automatically forwarded to the cell phone of one of our two care providers. They are on call 24 hours a day and can meet you at the clinic within 20 minutes.
For directions or map to the Beaver Island Rural Health Center, go here.
BIRHC 2016 Community Update
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Do you have high blood pressure?
There’s only one way to know, and that is to have it checked!
Stop by the Beaver Island Rural Health Center for a free blood pressure check.
High blood pressure adds to your heart’s workload and can damage your arteries and organs over time, according to the American Heart Association. People with high blood pressure are more likely to have a stroke, more likely to develop congestive heart failure and more likely to develop coronary heart disease, which can lead to a heart attack.
High blood pressure has no symptoms, which is why it is called the “silent killer.” High blood pressure can usually be controlled by diet, more exercise and medication.
While you are at the Health Center, check on other diagnostic tests that are available to residents of the Island. Women who are ages 40 through 64 may qualify for free mammograms and Pap tests.
The BIRHC mission is to provide high-quality, low-cost health care to all on the island, regardless of ability to pay. Contact Managing Director Donna Kubic at 448-2275 for more information about our sliding fee scale. Depending on your income and family size, you may qualify for a discount of up to 75% on services provided at the Health Center.
Remember, call us at 448-2275 for a free blood pressure check.