The Stickney Public Health District operates three primary care clinics
providing free physician services and Health District programs
to township residents.
5635 State Road Burbank, IL 60459
4949 So. Long Chicago, IL 60638
6721 W. 40th Street Stickney, IL 60402
Residents need to obtain a Stickney Township identification card to obtain services.
Please contact any of the offices or stop by during our business hours (South
and North Clinics, 8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m. or Central Clinic 8:30 to Noon, Monday
A number of other health services are also available including: pregnancy testing,
well baby clinics and immunizations, communicable disease investigations and
follow-up, home health care school nursing services, vision and hearing screenings,
blood pressure and cholesterol screenings, diabetes screenings and school physicals.
We encourage each resident to take advantage of these low-cost ways to better health
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program
The WIC program is a special supplementary food and nutrition program
sponsored by the USDA. WIC provides nutrition and breastfeeding education, along with nutritious foods and referrals. WIC services pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women; infants, and children (until 5 years of age).
Additional information may be obtained at www.fns.usda.gov/wic/.
Here at Stickney Township we have a WIC Program located in our South Clinic: 5635 State Road, Burbank, IL. In order to come to our clinic you must meet the following requirements:
• Stickney Township resident (live in Burbank, Stickney, Central Stickney, Forest View and Nottingham Park)
• Meet income eligibility guidelines
• Pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum woman
• Child (until 5 years of age)
• Have a medical or nutritional need
If you are interested in finding out more about the WIC Program or would like to make an appointment, please contact us at (708) 424-9200 x2158 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frequently Asked Questions
What happens at my WIC appointment?
You will be seen by the WIC Clerk who will verify all of your information and explain WIC to you. Next, you will be seen by the WIC Nurse who will take your height, weight, hemoglobin finger stick (if required) and blood pressure (if required). The WIC Nutritionist will assess for health and /or nutrition risk factors provide nutrition information and make referrals. Food Instruments (coupons) are prescribed, produced, and explained. You may take the food coupons to any WIC approved store for redemption.
What kind of nutritious foods will WIC provide?
WIC Food Packages vary depending on category (Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Postpartum, Infant and Child).
Food packages may include:
100% unsweetened juice
Canned tuna or pink salmon
Whole grain choices of: whole wheat bread, soft corn tortillas, brown rice or oatmeal
Vouchers for fresh, canned, or frozen fruits and vegetables
Dried peas, beans or lentils
Medically prescribed formula
Baby food jars of fruit and vegetables
Can I still work and be on the WIC Program?
Yes. The WIC Program follows the 185% of the Federal Poverty Level Guidelines.
Can I be receiving LINK (food stamps) and WIC at the same time?
Yes. Your LINK Card is not reduced because you are participating in the WIC Program.
How do I get in touch with the WIC Program?
If you are interested in finding more out about the WIC Program or would like to make an appointment, please contact us at: 708-424-9200 x2158 or email@example.com
All Kids Program
All Kids is an insurance health program that provides Illinois families with affordable and comprehensive health care for children, regardless of family income, immigration status or medical condition. Higher income families may have co-pays and premiums to pay based on reported family income.
Stickney Public Health District has agents available to help with the application process of the All Kids Program. Please call (708)424-9200 and ask to speak to Lynn or Shar.
Additional information and online applications can be found at: http://www.allkidscovered.com
All Kids Hotline 1-866-ALL-KIDS (1-866-255-5437)