River Oak Community Health Center

 Ronald A. Charles, MD MHSA FACP FACHE
 Medical Director


1115 S Pennsylvania Ave
Lansing, MI 48912

CATA Bus Route #8

Phone: 517-244-8060

Hours of Operation
M, T, Th, F: 8am-5pm
W: 8am-7pm

Note: Primary care at RIVER OAK has moved to Forest Community Health Center.

River Oak Community Health Center Prompt Care offers same-day or next-day service for current Ingham Community Health Center patients of all ages, for non-life threatening illness and minor injuries, such as:
Allergies, Athlete's foot, Bladder infections (urinalysis*), Cold and flu symptoms, Cold sores, Cough/bronchitis, Ear lavage/wax removal, Ear pain/infection, Eye irritation/infection, Gout, Impetigo, Insect/tick bites, Laryngitis, Minor burns and rashes, Minor skin infections, Minor sunburn, Mononucleosis (monospot*), Motion sickness, Mouth/teeth pain, Nebulizer treatment, Pregnancy evaluation (urine pregnancy test), Pink eye, Poison ivy, Respiratory illness, Ringworm, Scabies, Shingles, Sinus infections, Sore throat (rapid strep*), STI exam/Vaginitis, Styes, Swimmer's ear, TB skin test, Vomiting/diarrhea, Wound care (abrasion and skin tears only). Prompt Care services also available at the Forest Community Health Center.

River Oak Community Health Center continues to provides the following primary care services:
  • Adult and Child Health Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Care
  • Disease Management
  • Women’s Health
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Substance Abuse Screening
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Immunizations
  • Community Resource Support
  • Pharmacy Assistance
  • Homeless Health Care Services

After Hours
Clinical advice is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for current Health Center patients. Call the River Oak Community Health Center at (517) 244-8060.

River Oak Community Health Center received level 3 recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

What is a Patient Centered Medical Home?

A Patient-Centered Medical Home is a partnership between you and your health care team. Our goal is to provide all of our patients with safe, caring, and complete primary health care. Caring about YOU is our most important job. We will work with you to reach your health goals.

The provider you choose will coordinate your medical care. We will take time to get to know you as a whole person.

Features of a Patient Centered Medical Home:

  1. A care team who will get to know you and your family
  2. Providers who strive to work with your health goals and values
  3. Health care based on the latest in medical research
  4. Opportunities for you to receive health care and support when YOU need it
  5. Care that focuses on prevention, not just treating problems that occur
  6. A care team who will coordinate care with specialists