Pediatric care at NHSC Plainfield dates from 1969 when a "well baby station" was established to serve the Plainfield community. The department now provides a full spectrum of comprehensive primary care for children, aged newborn through adolescence, in a state-of-the-art facility, and at two school facilities.

Pediatrics at NHSC includes:

  • Newborn child care
  • Physicals to assess a child's growth and development
  • Review of the major developmental achievements of a child's age group
  • Family education and counseling
  • Vision and hearing screening
  • Immunizations
  • School, camp, athletic and work physicals
  • Treatment of acute and chronic illness
  • Asthma Management
  • School-based services at Plainfield High School and Washington Elementary School grade levels
  • Care for hospitalized children
  • Referrals for diagnostic and specialty services
  • Case management for children with chronic disease
  • Obesity Prevention Program - TeamPop

Urgent Care and Walk-Ins
Walk-in patients are seen for urgent care during all operating hours.