CUB to host meeting in Palos Township to help consumers save money

CUB to host meeting in Palos Township to help consumers save money

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CUB to host meeting in Palos Township to help consumers save money

Palos Township will be hosting a Citizens Utility Board (CUB) event on May 30, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

A free mini breakfast with coffee, juice and donuts will be offered to attendees, donated by Palos Township Trustee Sharon Branigan.

Branigan, who has been a consistent and strong voice against the repeated tax increase proposals pushed unsuccessfully, so far, by Cook County’s Board President Toni Preckwinkle, reminded attendees to bring current copies of their electric and phone bills.

 

Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan

Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan

“One of my priorities as a member of the Palos Township board is to find ways to help taxpayers in our community save money,” said Brannigan, who was first elected to the Palos Township board in 2013 with the second highest trustee vote total.

“I think the Palos Township board has worked hard to provide the best and highest quality services to our residents.”

CUB experts at the Palos Township meeting will sit down with each attendee and review ways save money as well as discuss ways to avoid scams.

For more information on the CUB meeting in Palos Township, or other Palos Township services, you can contact any member of the board or contact Sharon Brannigan by email at:

brannigansharon@gmail.com.

One of the Township’s most important services include basic health services

Health Service hours:                                                                 Physician hours:
Monday                    8am – 3pm                                                         9am – 3pm
Tuesday                 12pm – 7pm                                                         2pm – 7pm
Wednesday              2pm – 6:30pm                                                 2:30pm – 6:30pm
Thursday                12pm – 7pm                                                         2pm – 7pm
Friday                       8am – 3pm                                                         9am – 3pm

Please call during office hours to make an appointment.  We cannot make appointments via email.

ALL FEES ARE CASH ONLY.  NO INSURANCE CAN BE ACCEPTED OR FILED.  
Our physicians CANNOT be your primary care physician. The following services are available to all Palos Township  residents. 

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Immunizations
Resident fee  $10 administration fee per immunizationVaccines are provided by the Vaccines for Children program and patient must meet eligibility requirements to receive vaccinations.  We are only able to give vaccines to infants with a well baby note.
Eligibility restrictions have  become more strict, please bring your insurance card to each visit. 
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Blood Pressure Monitoring
FREE OF CHARGE
Let us help you keep track of your blood pressure.
Come in during health service hours for a screening.

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Diabetes Monitoring
Resident fee  $5

Fasting blood sugars are done on MONDAY and FRIDAY mornings from 8am to 9:30am.
DO NOT EAT OR DRINK after midnight on
the night before the test.

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                           Physical Examinations
Resident fee  $25

Our physicians will perform basic school, sports, camp or
employment physicals.
A complete shot record is required for physicals.
Our doctors will not complete physicals on
any patient that is deviating from
the State of Illinois required immunization schedule.
                                          Clearance is required for anyone with:  asthma, diabetes,
fractures(or other injuries), head injuries or heart conditions.

 Bring clearance letter with you.
                                         ​CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT.   
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                      Sick Visits
Resident fee  $20Our physicians will see you or your child if you have a MINOR illness and are unable to see your private physician. Follow up care MUST  be  provided by your private physician.  CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT.

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Strep Screens
If our physician thinks it is necessary,
we offer Strep Screening at our office.
The results take less than 10 minutes.

Resident fee   $25

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Foot Care
FREE OF CHARGE
Nail cutting is available to Senior Citizens six days each month.
Not available to residents outside  of Palos Township.
        BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.


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Cholesterol Testing   (Cholestech)
Resident fee   $40
Non-resident fee  $50

Includes tests for Total cholesterol, High Density Cholesterol, Low Density Cholesterol,
Triglycerides, Ratios, and Glucose values.
DO NOT EAT OR DRINK after midnight the night before the test.
CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT.
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Cholesterol Screening
Resident fee  $15
Non-resident fee  $20

​Available every month.  Gives total value only.
Fasting is preferred or eat lightly.CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT.

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Hemoglobin A1C Testing
 Resident fee  $15
Non-resident fee  $20

Available every  month.
For diabetics,  reflects the average blood sugar levels over the previous                   2-3  months.  No fasting is necessary.
                                          
CALL FOR AN  APPOINTMENT.


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TB Testing
Resident fee  $10Mantoux skin test.  Must be able to return to the clinic 48-72 hours
after test is placed for results to be read.
CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT.
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