Alcona Citizens for Health, Inc. (Alcona Health Center) has been operating as a Federally Qualified Health Center since July of 1978, with the opening of its first clinic in Lincoln, MI. Since that time, AHC has expanded to serve 12 counties. The Service Area includes Alpena, Iosco, Oscoda, Emmet, Cheboygan, Mackinac, Montmorency, Presque Isle, Otsego, Chippewa, Luce, and Baraga counties.
AHC provides primary care services that include perinatal care, mental health, and substance abuse services, as well as a full array of enabling services at 12 clinic locations throughout Northern MI.
AHC provides behavioral health services in the school setting with 20 school-based clinics. Of these locations, 2 sites offer both behavioral health and medical services. Patient Support AHC offers a full array of enabling services including health education, eligibility screenings, care management, care coordination, and community resource referrals.
This quaint city on the shores of Lake Huron features an outstanding harbor for recreational boaters, one of the state's most impressive parks, and one of Michigan's biggest Art Fairs!
The Lake Huron beaches in and around Harrisville (including two state parks) have been recognized as being among the "Top Ten in Michigan." Harrisville is a permanent home to many long time residents as well as families who have vacationed in this well kept Michigan paradise for generations.
Outdoorsmen of all types enjoy immediate access to the Huron National Forest, which offers outdoor recreational opportunities such as hunting, swimming, cross-country skiing, and trout fishing. The forest contains 330 miles (530 km) of hiking trails. The beauty this forest displays throughout the seasons is truly breathtaking. Take a moment to visit Sturgeon Point Light Station, a lighthouse and museum that is just a few miles to the north and is open to the public.