Teen Health Corner

Friendly Primary Care for Ages 10 - 21

Don’t like going to the doctor? We get that. The friendly team at the Teen Health Corners in Kalkaska and Forest Area will answer your questions and provide medical services in a place where you’ll be relaxed and comfortable. 

Teen Health Corners Offer Many Services

  • Annual physicals
  • Counseling
  • Dental referrals
  • Immunizations
  • In-school and after-school programs in nutrition and fitness education, cooking, preventing use of tobacco, stress reduction, and more 
  • Lab and X-ray
  • Medicaid (Marketplace) enrollment
  • Nutrition and exercise counseling
  • Sick visits/urgent care
  • Wellness visits


All insurances are accepted, including state programs such as MI Child and Healthy Kids. For families without insurance, a sliding fee scale makes the services affordable, and staff will help your family apply for state insurances.

You won’t ever be turned away if you can’t pay for the services you need. 


The Teen Health Corners have hours that work with your schedule.

Kalkaska (next to Kalkaska Memorial Health Center)
Monday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday, 8 am - 10 am
Thursday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday, 8 am - 2 pm

Forest Area (located at the Forest Area Middle/High School on Shippy Road in Fife Lake)  
Monday, 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday, 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

As of October 2017, Forest Area Clinic is able to see youth ages 5 - 21.

You can make an appointment or just come in when you need help. 

All Students are Welcome

Although the Teen Health Corners are primarily offered to students age 10 - 21 at Kalkaska and Forest Area schools, home schooled and charter school students are encouraged to use the clinic, and students from other districts are welcome.

Parental Permission

You will need your parents’ permission for most services, except some that are protected by Michigan law. You can get a consent form from your school or at the clinics. 

Who We Are

The Teen Health Corner is a partnership between Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Kalkaska Public Schools, and Forest Area Community Schools. It is funded through the Kalkaska Memorial Health Center and a Michigan Department of Community Health Grant, with in-kind support from Kalkaska and Forest Area school districts. The Teen Health Corner has been serving area teens since 2006. 

Contact Us

For more information or to make an appointment, call:

Kalkaska: 231-258-7791 
Forest Area: 231-369-2000