We are dedicated to making sure that as a Patient of the Lake County Tribal Health Consortium, or Tribal Health Pediatrics and Obstetrics, that you receive the best Medical, Dental, and Human Service care we can provide, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. We also recognize that sometimes your healthcare needs arise when we are not open for service.
To meet that challenge we have contracted with FONEMED, an after-hours Nurse Triage and Healthcare Support Service. You can be connected to the service by calling the Lake County Tribal Health Clinic, or Tribal Health Pediatrics and Obstetrics, at any time we are closed.
Your call will be answered by a Registered Nurse. The Nurse will guide you and make every effort to support whatever your, or your families, healthcare need might be.
Calls to the FONEMED Nurse Hotline will end one of three ways, all in the best support for your care:
- The Nurse will guide you and help you resolve your healthcare need or
- The Nurse will provide short term Triage to get you through until we re-open or
- The Nurse will recommend that you seek immediate medical care at the nearest emergency department.
In all cases FONEMED will contact the Lake County Tribal Health Consortium, or Tribal Health Pediatrics and Obstetrics Clinic, on the next business day to let your Primary Care Provider know what happened. Our hope is that our partnership with the FONEMED will provide you with the 24-hour healthcare support that you and your family deserve.